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Referendum on abortion in Republic

Ed Carty,
Politicians have voted to end the constitutional restriction on abortion and give women access to the procedure up to 12 weeks into a pregnancy.

Brexit: Last-minute deal paves way for trade talks

John Manley
THE British government and the EU yesterday paved the way for the second phase of Brexit negotiations after settling on a series of principles for tackling the sticking points of citizens' rights, the Irish border and the so-called divorce bill.

Farmers' relief at Brexit border deal

Deborah McAleese, Press Association
Cross-border farmers from both the Remain and Leave camps have expressed relief over the Brexit deal on the Irish border.

Seamus McGrane jailed for Prince Charles bomb plot

A DISSIDENT republican leader convicted of directing the activities of a terrorist organisation which plotted an explosion during a visit of Prince Charles has been jailed for more than 11 years.

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