Party leader Mary Lou McDonald calls for talks with main rivals to form coalition Irish general election – latest results Share your reaction Sinn Féin has declared victory in Ireland’s general election and called for talks with other main parties […]
Sinn Féin’s surge in popularity is the major story of the 2020 Irish general election. The left-wing, nationalist party won a mere 9.5% of the vote in 2019 local elections and, simultaneously, lost two of its three European Parliament seats. […]
Marten Bjork/Unsplash, CC BY-SA How much does generating electricity using renewables boost global warming? You’d probably think not at all, but according to a BBC article published in September 2019, emissions of sulfur hexafluoride (SF₆), “the most powerful greenhouse gas […]
The Conservative government abruptly and unexpectedly lifted restrictions on medicinal cannabis in 2018. This is viewed by some as a necessary prelude to a more liberal approach to recreational drug use. Certainly, recent opinion polls suggest the British public support […]
HPV vaccine has reduced pre-cancerous cervical disease in women by 71%. Image Point Fr/ Shutterstock Cervical cancer is one of the only cancers that can be prevented by a vaccine. This is because around 98% of all cervical cancer cases […]
World-renowned BBC foreign correspondent John Simpson has triggered Twitter after claiming voters had “succumbed to populism” in Ireland’s general election after left-wing nationalist party Sinn Féin made historic gains. Simpson – who has spent his working life at the BBC […]
Eminem popped up for a surprise performance (Picture: Getty/EPA) Viewers and attendees at the 2020 Oscars were treated to a surprise performance by Eminem, who performed his 2002 hit Lose Yourself, but left fans divided. The rapper, 47, popped up […]
Death toll inside China rises to 908 as the WHO dispatches a team of experts to Beijing 2.48am GMT Looking at those figures for deaths and infections in China that we reported, I wanted to quickly look at where the […]
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Sorry, this video isn’t available yet. Billie Eilish was apparently very concerned and confused when it came to Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig’s impromptu singing on stage at the Oscars 2020. The comedy duo were presenting the award for best […]