article 24 June 2016 UK, Ireland
UK Government rejects Sinn Fein referendum call

The Government rejects a demand from Sinn Fein for a referendum to be held on Irish unity in the wake of the UK vote to pull out of the EU.

article 24 June 2016 UK
Cameron announces resignation as UK votes to leave EU

David Cameron says he will stand down as Prime Minister as the UK votes to leave the European Union, while Scotland's First Minister says a second independence referendum is "highly likely".

article 23 June 2016 World, Germany
German police 'shoot gunman after cinema siege'

Elite police have shot dead a gunman who barricaded himself in a cinema complex in western Germany, according to local media.

article 14 June 2016 World, United States
Omar Mateen 'should have been killed before he killed'

The father of Orlando gunman Omar Mateen tells Channel 4 News it would have been better if he had been shot dead before he went on his killing rampage at a gay nightclub.

post 02 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Corbyn and Irish Diaspora: all hands to EU pump

Jeremy Corbyn turned on the media at his speech in central London this morning when it was suggested it might be his fault that Labour supporters don't know which way their party leadership is facing

post 02 June 2016
Read more on Liam's blog Europe floods: why has the rain been so intense?

Flash floods have hit parts of Europe in the last few days, leaving at least 10 people dead and more still missing. Germany, France and Austria have been worst affected, with torrents of water floodi

article 24 May 2016 World, Greece
Greece: thousands of migrants moved from border camp

Greek riot police are evacuating thousands of migrants from a camp on the Macedonia border where they have been stranded for months.

post 20 May 2016
Read more on Liam's blog India has hottest day on record as temperature hits 51C

India has its hottest day on record, with 51C (123.8F) in the north west of the country.

article 20 May 2016 World, Nigeria
Chibok: second girl 'rescued' from Boko Haram

A second girl, who was among more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in a raid on their school in Nigeria, has been rescued, according to the army.