Matt Cooper

Matt Cooper

Matt Cooper: Dennis Rodman, North Korea and me

Matt Cooper: Dennis Rodman, North Korea and me

Could Dennis Rodman's ill-fated trip to visit dictator Kim Jong-Un provide clues as to how his famous friend Trump will deal with North Korea?

Outlook 2017: If you thought 2016 was bad...

Outlook 2017: If you thought 2016 was bad...

Matt Cooper takes a look at what the new year has in store for us

Matt Cooper: The past-life struggles of Adams and Ahern

Matt Cooper: The past-life struggles of Adams and Ahern

Both Adams and Ahern made their mark with the Good Friday Agreement, but forgiveness has come more easily for one than the other

Matt Cooper: Fidel Castro - revolutionary or opportunist?

Matt Cooper: Fidel Castro - revolutionary or opportunist?

Yes, he was an undeniably charismatic orator, yet Castro also trampled on rights and freedoms

Matt Cooper: We need to let go of the 2008 fantasy figures

Matt Cooper: We need to let go of the 2008 fantasy figures

There was nothing normal about the public sector pay levels of eight years ago - and there’s no point aspiring to them

Matt Cooper: The Art of a Coup

Matt Cooper: The Art of a Coup

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign drew much from the harsh world of big business

A man unfit to hold any office has his finger on the nuclear button

A man unfit to hold any office has his finger on the nuclear button

Don't mistake Trump's boorishness and inarticulacy for unintelligence

Too many promises, no voice of reason

Too many promises, no voice of reason

Conservative debate could have prevented a pre-crash budget that encourages borrowing when we can ill afford it

Matt Cooper: Noonan's last stand?

Matt Cooper: Noonan's last stand?

He has hung in there since 2011 - but his record may be tarnished by recent miscalculations

Goodman Uncovered: How beef’s big beast refused to die

Goodman Uncovered: How beef’s big beast refused to die

Matt Cooper on how Larry Goodman lost it all but still managed to rebuild his fortune

Matt Cooper: The fallout for Ireland from Applegate

Matt Cooper: The fallout for Ireland from Applegate

Ten points to consider as the smoke clears

Matt Cooper: Banged up abroad

Matt Cooper: Banged up abroad

After being moved from a private hospital to a Rio jail and being denied bail, Pat Hickey is fighting to salvage his career

Matt Cooper: Time to remember who our friends are

Matt Cooper: Time to remember who our friends are

Britain has helped us a lot in Europe - and we mustn’t forget that in the coming years

Remembering Veronica 20 years on

Remembering Veronica 20 years on

Friend and former colleague, Matt Cooper, recalls the stories that shaped one of the country’s leading journalists

Brexit: Ten reasons to be fearful after Brexit

Brexit: Ten reasons to be fearful after Brexit

Yes, you should be worried. And here’s why...