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Opposition leaders are demanding clarity from the Taoiseach over his decision to contact planners in Clare County Council following a phone call from Donald Trump.
Leo Varadkar has said he would raise gay rights with US Vice President Mike Pence who has been criticised for his stance on the issue in the past.
The British Government will not have time to introduce invisible customs arrangements on the Irish border before Brexit, an influential group of MPs there warned.
Four people have been found dead in the rubble of a collapsed South Florida pedestrian bridge in south Florida where the frantic search for any survivors continued past nightfall, officials said.
Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has suggested that Russia attempted to assassinate a spy in the UK because Vladimir Putin expected the reaction would be "softer" than other nations.
The removal of some restrictions on chefs from outside the EU working in Ireland will help ease an “urgent need” for 7,000 chefs annually, according to an industry group.
Colm Greaves predicts what Cheltenham will throw up today
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Jennifer Lopez has spoken about her own experience of sexual harassment.
A police force in Buckinghamshire has shared a hilarious photo of a driving licence they were handed following a traffic stop.
In our increasingly secular society, there has been a significant rise in non-religious and humanist funerals. And non-church services mean people can choose a bespoke ceremony that truly reflects their loved one’s life, funeral celebrant Padraic Cawley tells Olivia Kelleher.