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Supreme Leader urges Iranians to vote and foil US ‘plots and plans'

4 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Iranians were voting for a new parliament, with turnout seen as a key measure of support for Iran's leadership as sanctions weigh on the economy and isolate the country...
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Irish PM to quit after failing to secure majority following election

Irish PM to quit after failing to secure majority following election

12 hours ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar as he arrives for the the Irish General Election count Leo Varadkar will resign after Ireland's hung parliament failed to elect a new...
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Ireland Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to resign as parliament fails to find new leader after inconclusive election result

13 hours ago   |   Evening Standard   |   3 articles

Irish leader Leo Varadkar has said he will resign following an inconclusive result of the country's general election.
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Irish parliament votes against all 3 party leaders becoming PM

15 hours ago   |   Politico

The leaders of Ireland's three largest political parties faced parliamentary votes Thursday to see if they had enough support to become prime minister - but none of them did. A...
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Sinn Fein is the most sullied party in Ireland. just don't expect to see it held up to media scrutiny

Sinn Fein is the most sullied party in Ireland. just don't expect to see it held up to media scrutiny

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The UK general election on June 8, 2017, produced a hung Parliament, leaving the Conservatives with 317 seats as the largest party, but with 650 seats in the House of Commons...
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Scotland on course to pass 'groundbreaking' period poverty law

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

SNP-backed bill would lead to creation of universal scheme to provide free period products The Scottish parliament is on course to introduce the world's most comprehensive...
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Watchdog investigates ‘psychological harassment' at EU body

Watchdog investigates ‘psychological harassment' at EU body

2 days ago   |   Politico

MEPs are set to delay approval of the budget for a key EU institution following allegations of psychological harassment, bullying and serious misconduct by a senior...
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NZD/USD bears catch a breath around 0.6390 after RBNZ's Orr, coronavirus update

2 days ago   |   FXCM

NZD/USD snaps four-day losing streak. Risk aversion, downbeat New Zealand data dominated off-late. RBNZ's Orr favored the status quo, said the economy is in a good...
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Being an MP doesn't protect me from racism in the workplace | Bell Ribeiro-Addy

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

In my experience, minority ethnic MPs don't feel equal to other members. This rotten culture comes from the very top A study carried out by the broadcaster ITV has shown that...
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Mark Rutte: Europe's liberal torchbearer runs into trade winds

Mark Rutte: Europe's liberal torchbearer runs into trade winds

3 days ago   |   Politico

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's reputation as Europe's liberal champion risks being torn to shreds in an unexpected quarter: trade. Against all expectations, Rutte is...
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Eddie Jones names England side to face Ireland in Six Nations, Jonathan...

Eddie Jones names England side to face Ireland in Six Nations, Jonathan Joseph returns

Jonathan Joseph will win his 50th cap on Sunday at Twickenham against Ireland in the unfamiliar position of wing after a backline reshuffle by England. Read more ...

Home Office ‘institutionally racist' said report into Windrush scandal

Home Office ‘institutionally racist' said report into Windrush scandal

Credits Chris J Radcliffe/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text Demonstrators hold placards during a protest in support of the Windrush generation in Windrush Square, Brixton The official... Read more ...

Manu Tuilagi, Ben Youngs return for England vs Ireland Six Nations clash

Manu Tuilagi, Ben Youngs return for England vs Ireland Six Nations clash

Manu Tuilagi and Ben Youngs have returned to the England XV as part of four changes made by Eddie Jones for their Six Nations clash with Ireland at Twickenham on Sunday. Read more ...

What we know about BTS' 2020 Map Of The Soul tour as their new album drops

What we know about BTS' 2020 Map Of The Soul tour as their new album drops

BTS are coming back to British shores A little old band called BTS have just released their new album Map Of The Soul: 7 , so naturally much of the world is losing its... Read more ...

Film Company Has Perfect Response After Donald Trump Mocks Parasite's Oscars...

Film Company Has Perfect Response After Donald Trump Mocks Parasite's Oscars Success

The American film distributor behind the Oscar -winning Parasite has responded after Donald Trump publicly mocked the South Korean film. Director Bong Joon-Ho's searing... Read more ...

Jay Deas on fate, the ‘Black Warrior' and guiding Deontay Wilder towards...

Jay Deas on fate, the ‘Black Warrior' and guiding Deontay Wilder towards career-defining Tyson Fury showdown

Jay Deas has trained Deontay Wilder throughout his professional boxing career Deontay Wilder, the WBC heavyweight champion of the world, grew up in a city named Tuscaloosa in... Read more ...

South Africa v Australia First T20: Wait for Aussie price to rise in chase

South Africa v Australia First T20: Wait for Aussie price to rise in chase

Ed Hawkins previews the first T20 from Johannesburg on Friday - but is wary of rain spoiling things... Read more ...

Killer sentenced to life in prison in New Zealand for murder of British...

Killer sentenced to life in prison in New Zealand for murder of British backpacker Grace Millane

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Amazon Prime Video release dates 2020: major upcoming shows revealed

Amazon Prime Video release dates 2020: major upcoming shows revealed

With continued pressure from Netflix, NOW TV and soon Disney+, the streaming service wars are set to really heat up in 2020. Amazon Prime Video will be jostling to come out on... Read more ...

Ricky Hatton fears Tyson Fury's plan to KO Deontay Wilder will backfire

Ricky Hatton fears Tyson Fury's plan to KO Deontay Wilder will backfire

Fury almost beat Wilder 14 months ago by out-boxing the heavyweight world champion - but he wants to stop him in their rematch this weekend Read more ...