Chaos reigned in Westminster last week as Theresa May pulled a pivotal vote at the last minute, then managed to survive a motion of no confidence from her own MPs. So what’s the next plot twist in the box set that is Brexit?
This week, the five-year old UK 100,000 Genome Project finally reached its massive target of mapping 100,000 genomes. And, remarkably, the project is on time and on budget
This organisation came into being 14 years ago. Being generous, the two groups combining to work together would have needed time to sort themselves into a new body. But 14 years seems excessive
Replacing May won’t solve the Brexit challenge. A general election would delay the outcome, while candidates once again would demean politics by making outrageous claims and promises about Brexit that they will never be able to keep
There may have been a task force and there may have been recommendations, but the HSE has still managed to drive up the number of patients on trolleys in emergency departments around the country
Much of what has passed for debate would be better off being physically shredded and piled on a bonfire or, preferably, sent to a very distant, dark cyber cloud for permanent and never-ending storage
This week the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change made the most daring and most profound declaration in its history
Now that new Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has seen the detail of the Commission’s effort, he will know that the magic centenary date of 2022 – the suggested date for implementation - is way too close for comfort