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TWO republican prisoners have won High Court permission to challenge an alleged continued failure to ensure all warders in Northern Ireland wear visible ID numbers. Last year a judge declared that the Prison Service had unlawfully fallen short of introducing an adequate way of identifying officers accused of any mistreatment of inmates.




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Rio-bound Katie Taylor suffers shock defeat in World Championships

Rio-bound Katie Taylor suffers shock defeat in World Championships

IRISH golden girl Katie Taylor suffered a shock second defeat in a matter of months as her bid for a sixth World Championship title in-a-row ended in a split decision loss to Estelle Mossely in the semi-finals in Astana.
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