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Youth on both sides mobilise ahead of Irish abortion referendum

Added: 23.02.2018 13:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

As Ireland prepares to hold a May referendum on the Irish constitution’s anti-abortion amendment, the youth vote is front and centre of the debate – and young activists on both sides are gearing up for a fight.

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UN slams UK’s abortion ban in N. Ireland

Added: 23.02.2018 10:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

The UK violates women's human rights by criminalising abortions in Northern Ireland, a UN committee says.

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Northern Ireland abortion laws violate women's rights, U.N. body says

Added: 23.02.2018 8:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

The United Kingdom violates women's rights in Northern Ireland by unduly restricting their access to abortion, a report by the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) said on Friday.

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[Ticker] Luxembourg and Ireland pay highest minimum wages

Added: 23.02.2018 2:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

The highest minimum wage (€1,199 per month) is paid in Luxembourg, followed by Ireland (€1,614), the Netherlands (€1,578) and Belgium (€1,563), according to a in 22 EU countries released on Friday. When eliminating price differences the highest monthly minimum wage was almost three times higher than the lowest, which is paid in Bulgaria (€261 per month), followed by Lithuania (€400) and Romania (€408).


Rory McIlroy impressed by Oscar's sweet strike

Added: 22.02.2018 22:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

A superb tee shot from 13-year-old Oscar Murphy catches the eye of Northern Ireland compatriot and hero Rory McIlroy in the Abu Dhabi Championship.


Mediocrity is not OK for me - Graeme McDowell

Added: 22.02.2018 22:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Northern Ireland golfer Graeme McDowell tells the BBC he does not want his career to end on a low after a disappointing year and explains he has put together a five-year plan to resurrect his game.

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Fiennes to offer keynote at CLIA UK & Ireland Conference

Added: 22.02.2018 18:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Record-breaking British explorer Ranulph Fiennes has been confirmed as one of the keynote speakers for the 12th annual CLIA UK & Ireland Conference, taking place in Southampton from May 23rd-25th.

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Irish taxman sees disputed Apple bill remaining around $16 billion

Added: 22.02.2018 10:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ireland expects the final disputed tax bill that the European Commission ordered it to collect from Apple to be "in the ballpark" of the 13 billion euros ($16 billion) estimated, the head of the country's tax collectors said on Thursday.


Pardew confirms Evans remains West Brom captain

Added: 22.02.2018 9:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Alan Pardew will not strip Jonny Evans of the West Brom captaincy despite the Northern Ireland international’s role in a training camp incident. Evans and three team-mates – Gareth Barry, Jake Livermore and Boaz Myhill – admitted to a “curfew breach” while the club were away in Spain. A UK newspaper reported the quartet stole […]

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Ireland's Henderson and Furlong to miss Wales match

Added: 22.02.2018 8:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ireland's Iain Henderson and Tadhg Furlong are ruled out of Saturday's Six Nations match against Wales through injury.

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