Erdogan set to assume sweeping powers after landmark Turkish election win

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The new Love/Hate? Creators start production on new RTE series Taken Down

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Sanders thrown out of eatery over stance by her boss

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Irish player disrupting the traditional hotel sector

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Complexities of homeless crisis laid bare in stark facts and figures

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Obituary: Janetta Parlade

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Higgins is told to stop ‘mumbling’ – and reveal his plan

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Banksy artwork on migration appears in centre of Paris

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EU nations try to resolve differences over migration

EU nations try to resolve differences over migration Looking for common ground among a few key nations, the informal mini-summit now involves about 16 member states, as others demanded to take part. German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

Merkel: Emergency EU immigration meeting produced a lot of good will

Merkel: Emergency EU immigration meeting produced a lot of good will Four EU countries in eastern Europe refused to take part in the meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to the media after the talks (Geert...

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