Extending marriage rights to same-sex partners would remove the last bastion of institutional homophobia, a gay couple have said.


McIlroy looking forward to rest after missing Wentwort cut

Italy’s Francesco Molinari had his sights set on succeeding Rory McIlroy as the winner of the European Tour’s flagship event this weekend, while the world number one relished the chance to “mentally refresh” himself.


At least 40 dead in gun battle between soldiers and drugs gang in Mexico

More than 40 people have been killed in what authorities said was a fierce battle between suspected drug gang gunmen and government forces on a ranch in western Mexico – the deadliest such confrontation in recent memory.


Greece faces ‘intensive work’ as deadline looms

European leaders yesterday told Greece to return to the negotiating table for “intensive work” to wrap up a reform agreement before cash runs out, sidestepping Athens’ demand for a comprehensive, long-term solution to its troubles.


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Fashion & Beauty

12 of the best beauty masks on the marketBy Katie Wright

Food & Drink

The health perks of your caffeine fixBy Peta Bee

Diet & Fitness

Rob’s Cork City Marathon blog: Week 9 - Break down the task at hand

Home & Interiors

Wish list: Stylish modern buysBy Faith Ryan


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Arts, Books, Films & TV

Turning Ham Sandwich into a musical banquet


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