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'Quiet revolution': Abortion vote cements Ireland's liberal shift

Ireland's landslide result cemented the nation's liberal shift at a time when right-wing populism is on the rise in Europe and the Trump administration is curbing abortion rights.

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Ireland has shed its historic culture at a speed that amazes

"Jaysus. In my youth you couldn't buy condoms, be gay, get divorced or even see Life of Brian. Now we're one of the most liberal countries in the world."

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Airline settles with owner of puppy that died in overhead bin

United Airlines has settled with the owners of a French bulldog puppy that died after a flight attendant insisted that the carrier containing the dog ...

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Morgan Freeman denies assaulting women

Morgan Freeman says he did not assault women and that it's not right to equate misplaced compliments or humour with horrific incidents of assault.

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Trump says administration is unified on North Korea approach

US President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Saturday that his administration is unified in its approach to North Korea.

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At one US school, students for gun control face the backlash

Cloi was at a friend's house one afternoon when her friend's father pulled out his AR-15 to show her "what you guys are trying to ban".

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Iconic red phone box makes a comeback in Britain

Once battered by the march of technology, classic phone boxes are being re-purposed in imaginative ways.

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Russian oligarch met with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen days before inauguration, source

Meeting at Trump Tower in New York came less than two weeks before Trump's inauguration, a source familiar with the meeting said.

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Ireland to end abortion ban in historic vote

“After 35 long years, it seems that Ireland has finally turned the page on a shameful chapter of its history," Labour leader Brendan Howlin said.

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Driving up women's standard of living in India

In India, driving has always been a man's job. Until now.

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Brazil President asks military to remove trucks, avert 'social chaos'

A five-day national strike has driven the country to a standstill and its largest city to declare a state of emergency.

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How an online purchase helped find the Russian blamed for downing MH17

A mysterious man wanted in connection with the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 appears to be a high-level Russian military intelligence officer.

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Australian Maria Exposto sure she'll beat Malaysia death sentence

The Australian grandmother sentenced to death in Malaysia for drug smuggling has told her lawyer not to worry as they will win their appeal case because "it's obvious I'm innocent".

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French ex-spies arrested on treason charges

Two former French spies have been charged with treason for illegally aiding a foreign power, with judicial sources suggesting that China was responsible.

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A North Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

Trump welcomed the conciliatory statement from North Korea saying it remained open to talks after he called off a summit the day before.

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Australian nun who irked Philippine leader fights expulsion

An Australian nun who irked the Philippine President by joining political rallies defied an Immigration Bureau order to leave the country on Friday.

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Coat of Arms is revealed for the new Duchess of Sussex

A coat of arms has been created for Meghan featuring touches from her homeland, California's state flower and the Pacific Ocean's blue.

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