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Borders can’t stem migrants’ search for a better life

Young Vietnamese driven by poverty, made worse by climate change, became traffickers’ victims

Journalist murder marks upsurge in N. Ireland unrest

Police believe an IRA splinter group is behind Lyra McKee's murder

Brexit drama faces parliament judgment day

May huddled with EU leaders in Strasbourg in a bid to salvage the vision of Brexit she set out after coming to power nearly three years ago

May wins mandate to reopen Brexit deal but EU says no changes

MPs also voted in favour of a non-binding measure that 'rejects the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement'

Brexit plots and passions split UK parliament

May's minority government relies on the votes of a tiny Northern Irish party that loves Brexit but hates the "backstop" solution

UK’s May takes Brexit deal to cabinet as MPs revolt

After months of talks, May announced late Tuesday that negotiators had struck a draft agreement on the terms of Britain's withdrawal from the EU

May faces cabinet as Brexit deadline looms

The British Prime Minister said Monday her government was working "extremely hard" to save a deal

UK PM faces double trouble in looming Brexit showdown

With Britain set to leave the bloc at the end of March, European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker is demanding 'substantial progress' this week

Divided over Brexit, Northern Ireland marks year with no government

Public opinion shows signs of weariness, with many denouncing the continued stalemate and calling for decisions in key areas like health and education

Irish medics fear jail time for abortions

Threats of life in prison have had a chilling effect on pregnancy terminations in Northern Ireland.

Game of Thrones tourism hits the mark

Game of Thrones has put Northern Ireland on the map as fans flock to act out their medieval fantasies.

Latest Northern Ireland clashes leave 56 police injured

Fifty-six police officers and two civilians were injured in the flare-up in violence stoked by tensions between Protestant and Catholic communities.

Belfast stunned by violence

Homes and a Catholic church in Belfast in Northern Ireland came under attack in the city's worst night of sustained violence in recent years.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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