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Climate pressure

Time is running out in the fight against global warming, Bairbre de Brún tells Peter Cheney. The Sinn Féin woman is, though, pleased to see the Assembly taking Europe more seriously. Action...

Campaigners call for web freedom

The danger posed to human rights by internet censorship was the main topic under discussion by the Parliament’s Human Rights Sub-Committee on 2 June in Brussels. Finnish politician Heidi Hautala chairs the...

What should Europe be

Coolness and enthusiasm about the EU and its future can be sensed across the local political spectrum, as parties put forward their views on the purpose of the union. Alliance: Peace, stability...

Pictured history

Posters of protest, warnings and calls for co-operation make up the Linenhall Library’s Troubled Images exhibition. Meadhbh Monahan reports. Seventy posters from throughout the Troubles feature alongside children’s stories about a romance...

Ian Cumberland

Rising artist Ian Cumberland discusses his work to date. Banbridge-born Ian Cumberland is currently best known for his portrait of Allen McClay, the benefactor of Queen’s University’s new library, unveiled at its...

An audience with the Duke

Desiring to be creative is among the many inspirations for Duke Special, whose latest work mimics a fictional silent movie actor’s testing times. Peter Cheney caught up with the alternative artist just...

Freedom from the past

As Alcoholics Anonymous celebrates its 75th anniversary, Meadhbh Monahan finds out about a local member’s personal experience with alcoholism and how the organisation operates in Ulster. “Sometimes people think that to be...

Irish justice system

With everyday law and order now run from Belfast and Dublin for the first time since 1972, agendaNi reviews the main parts of the Republic’s justice system. Police An Garda Síochána Founded...

Journey times cut

Travelling throughout Ireland is becoming much easier thanks to modern roads that cut journey times drastically and make previously unconsidered trips more realistic. Gone are the days of police check-points which were...

Churches make fair banking call

Northern Ireland’s banks will meet church leaders after their claim that financial institutions were profiteering at the expense of small businesses. Poor lending, increased charges and unfair treatment of customers were among...