Irish abortion referendum: Turnout ‘brisk’

Irish abortion referendum: Turnout ‘brisk’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Irish media reporting ‘brisk’ turnout Turnout in the Republic of Ireland’s referendum on abortion laws is higher, so far, than in recent votes. Voting will continue until 22:00 local time on Friday. The turnout...
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Fiat Chrysler recalls 490K cars in Canada over cruise control defect

Fiat Chrysler recalls 490K cars in Canada over cruise control defect

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is recalling more than 5.3 million vehicles in North America over a defect that could prevent drivers from deactivating cruise control, the company said on Friday, warning owners not to use the function until they get...
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New coat of arms created for Meghan Markle after royal wedding to Prince Harry

New coat of arms created for Meghan Markle after royal wedding to Prince Harry

Britain’s Kensington Palace has given details of the newly created coat of arms for the former Meghan Markle — an honour which is accorded by tradition to the nobility. The coat of arms for the Duchess of Sussex, as she...
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You’ll Never Guess What State Has 2018’s Top Wine Destination

You’ll Never Guess What State Has 2018’s Top Wine Destination

Napa, Sonoma, and New York’s Finger Lakes get a lot of attention when it comes to wine, but they aren’t the only places in the U.S. to get an amazing vintage. A study released Tuesday by RewardExpert analyzed millions of...
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Ireland abortion referendum: What you need to know

Ireland abortion referendum: What you need to know

Irish voters are casting their ballots on Friday in an abortion referendum that could represent a change in the path of a country that was once one of Europe’s more socially conservative.  The country is voting on whether to repeal...
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Canada manhunt under way after Mississauga restaurant blast

Canada manhunt under way after Mississauga restaurant blast

Canadian police have launched a manhunt for two men after a blast at an Indian restaurant near Toronto injured 15 people. Jennifer Evans, Peel regional police chief, said on Friday that two suspects with their faces covered to conceal their...
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MH17: Russia ‘liable’ for downing airliner over Ukraine

MH17: Russia ‘liable’ for downing airliner over Ukraine

Image copyright AFP Image caption The remains of the Boeing 777, photographed at its crash site in 2014 Australia and the Netherlands say they are holding Russia responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014. All 298 people...
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Homebase sold for £1 as DIY disaster ends for Wesfarmers

Homebase sold for £1 as DIY disaster ends for Wesfarmers

Image copyright Newscast The Australian owner of Homebase has sold the DIY chain for £1, ending its disastrous foray into the UK. Wesfarmers paid £340m for the retailer two years ago, but losses and other costs will bring its total...
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Africa:Corruption Undermines “the Africa We Want” – Ramaphosa

Africa:Corruption Undermines “the Africa We Want” – Ramaphosa

Photo: SA Presidency President Ramaphosa flanked by the flags of the African Union and South Africa. document Addressing an Africa Day celebration for the first time since taking office, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa spelled out his administra...
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Spanish rapper on the run after ‘terror lyrics’ prison sentence

Spanish rapper on the run after ‘terror lyrics’ prison sentence

Image copyright YouTube/Josep Valtonyc Image caption The 24-year-old rapper Josep Miquel Arenas Beltran frequently criticises Spain’s political situation in his songs “Tomorrow is the day. Disobedience is legitimate and a duty. Here, no one surrend...
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