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Island in north-west Europe, 20th largest in world, politically divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (a part of the UK)

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Ireland: Island in north-west Europe, 20th largest in world, politically divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (a part of the UK)
Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth.

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Dutch PM Rutte: no easy alternative for Irish backstop

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday said he would be willing to listen to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's alternative plans for the Irish backstop, but said there is no easy solution.
Reuters - Published

Amazon fires: France and Ireland threaten to block EU trade deal

Mr Macron says Brazil's leader lied to him as UK and German leaders voice concerns over the fires.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Ireland

Congressmen Criticize Trump After He Attacks Representative Seth Moulton [Video]Congressmen Criticize Trump After He Attacks Representative Seth Moulton

Democratic Rep Seth Moulton recently dropped out of the 2020 presidential election. President Donald Trump took the news as an opportunity to blame the falling Dow on Moulton. According to Business..

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Trump Blames Congressman Seth Moulton For Dow's Drastic Drop [Video]Trump Blames Congressman Seth Moulton For Dow's Drastic Drop

President Donald Trump tried to blame the Dow’s latest plunge on anyone other than himself. According to Business Insider, he blamed it on the Democratic former presidential candidate Rep. Seth..

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U.S. Justice Ginsburg Treated For Tumors [Video]U.S. Justice Ginsburg Treated For Tumors

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy. This was to treat a cancerous tumor on her pancreas, according to Reuters. The 86-year old justice, who has had..

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Justice Ginsburg Treated For Pancreatic Cancer [Video]Justice Ginsburg Treated For Pancreatic Cancer

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been treated for pancreatic cancer in New York City. This is the 86-year-old liberal icon's fourth bout with cancer, according to CNN. In 1999, she successfully..

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets Treated For Cancer Once Again [Video]Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets Treated For Cancer Once Again

Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg confirmed Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had radiation therapy. According to Business Insider, Ginsburg is fighting a cancerous tumor in her pancreas. Doctors..

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Clerk Who Refused Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Is Being Sued [Video]Clerk Who Refused Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Is Being Sued

The county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2015... ...May be sued for damages by two of those couples, according to Reuters. In a 3-0 decision, the 6th U.S. Circuit..

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A Superbug Salmonella Sickens Hundreds Via Cheese, Beef, and Raw Milk [Video]A Superbug Salmonella Sickens Hundreds Via Cheese, Beef, and Raw Milk

An outbreak of superbug salmonella sickened hundreds of people and hospitalized dozens. What makes the incident especially scary is that the outbreak was transnational, reports Gizmodo. The origin of..

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Two Republicans, 21 Democrats Are Presidential Hopefuls For 2020 [Video]Two Republicans, 21 Democrats Are Presidential Hopefuls For 2020

The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten smaller. Twenty-one rivals now are seeking their party’s 2020 nomination, reports Reuters. This is..

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Lung Disease Linked To Vaping? [Video]Lung Disease Linked To Vaping?

A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness. This is amid reports that dozens of people have been sickened with lung problems linked to vaping. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Oxfam climate protests on eve of G7 summit meeting [Video]Oxfam climate protests on eve of G7 summit meeting

Oxfam held a climate change protest on the eve of the G7 summit in Biarritz, as world leaders put pressure on Brazil to do more to save the amazon rainforest from wildfires. Joe Davies reports.

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Billionaire David Koch Has Died At 79 [Video]Billionaire David Koch Has Died At 79

Billionaire industrialist David Koch, a major backer of conservative causes and political candidates, has died. Koch was a driving force behind the conglomerate "Koch Industries " and was one of the..

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20% Off Code For Nike Sale Going On Now [Video]20% Off Code For Nike Sale Going On Now

Nike is having a huge clearance sale on sneakers and clothes for men, women, and kids. Now through the 28th, save an extra 20% on sale styles by using the promo code " SAVE20" at checkout. Nike's sale..

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White House Drops Attempt To Cancel Foreign Aid [Video]White House Drops Attempt To Cancel Foreign Aid

The White House has dropped its move forward with a plan to eliminate up to $4 billion in foreign aid funding. This was controversial, as the move forward was without congressional approval, reports..

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Kamala's Health Care Issues Weigh Her Down [Video]Kamala's Health Care Issues Weigh Her Down

Kamala's health care stumbles fuel rough stretch for her campaign, reports Politico. Her health care plan expected to bridge divides and decisively answer doubts about her see-sawing positions. But in..

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Harvey Weinstein To Be Arraigned On Monday [Video]Harvey Weinstein To Be Arraigned On Monday

On Thursday, a spokesman for the Manhattan district attorney's office said that Harvey Weinstein will be arraigned on Monday morning. The indictment is in connection with his upcoming criminal trial,..

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Sarah Sanders Joins Fox News [Video]Sarah Sanders Joins Fox News

CNN Business reports that Sarah Sanders has joined Fox News. The former White House press secretary is the third person employed by the Trump administration to join Fox News. On Thursday, the network..

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Macron meets Johnson, while Pound recovers slightly on backstop hopes [Video]Macron meets Johnson, while Pound recovers slightly on backstop hopes

French President Emmanuel Macron warns Prime Minister Boris Johnson there isn't enough time to negotiate a whole new Brexit deal, while Angela Merkel's comments that she has not given Britain 30 days..

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England pair up Ford and Farrell for Ireland clash [Video]England pair up Ford and Farrell for Ireland clash

Eddie Jones and Owen Farrell comment on the pairing of Farrell and George Ford for the upcoming clash between England and Ireland. Ford has been captain in Farrell's absence for the matches against..

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Macron warns Johnson not to expect major changes to Brexit deal [Video]Macron warns Johnson not to expect major changes to Brexit deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has met Emmanuel Macron in Paris to discuss the Brexit deadlock between the UK and the EU. Mr Macron has refused to budge on the Irish backstop agreement, but Mr Johnson..

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Bernie Sanders Pushes $16.3 Trillion Green New Deal plan [Video]Bernie Sanders Pushes $16.3 Trillion Green New Deal plan

Bernie Sanders Pushes $16.3 Trillion Green New Deal plan

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Ivanka Trump's Office Moved Out Of White House [Video]Ivanka Trump's Office Moved Out Of White House

According to Business Insider, $250,000 worth of renovations are underway at The White House. But it has sparked concern that asbestos dust could be floating around. White House advisers, including..

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Boris Johnson: We must lose the backstop to make a Brexit deal [Video]Boris Johnson: We must lose the backstop to make a Brexit deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells his German counterpart Angela Merkel and assembled members of the press that the Irish backstop arrangements must be dropped from any proposed Brexit deal with the..

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Court grants Ryanair injunction to stop Irish pilot strike [Video]Court grants Ryanair injunction to stop Irish pilot strike

The Irish High Court on Wednesday granted Ryanair an injunction to prevent its Dublin-based pilots from going on strike later this week. Edward Baran reports.

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Facebook introduces new privacy feature in three countries [Video]Facebook introduces new privacy feature in three countries

Facebook rolled out a new privacy feature in Ireland, Spain, and South Korea to allow users to sever the connection between their Facebook accounts and other websites.

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Ryanair strikes: Cabin crew walk out in Portugal, Spain but Ireland pilot dispute halted [Video]Ryanair strikes: Cabin crew walk out in Portugal, Spain but Ireland pilot dispute halted

Cabin crew are to strike at 13 bases across Spain for 10 days in September in a dispute over job cuts. A walkout in Portugal began on Wednesday.

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EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires

The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal and Finland urging..
Reuters - Published

Up to Britain to propose Irish border solutions: Germany

It is up to Britain to come up with proposals to solve the issue of the Irish border backstop, a German government spokesman said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Varadkar says Ireland will try to block Mercosur trade deal over Amazon concerns

Ireland will try to block a free trade deal between the European Union and South American Mercosur bloc unless Brazil takes action to protect the Amazon rainforest, Irish Prime Minister Leo Vardakar..
Reuters - Published

Britain-EU talks must respect single market integrity, Irish stability: Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Boris Johnson held constructive talks on Thursday and agreed that exchanges between Britain and the European Union in search of a Brexit deal should..
Reuters - Published

Merkel: '30 days' Brexit remarks were meant to highlight urgency

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she had not given Britain 30 days to find a solution for the so-called Irish backstop but had wanted to highlight how short time was before Britain's planned..
Reuters - Published

Merkel: We can have until Oct 31 for Brexit backstop solution

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she had not set Britain a 30-day deadline to find a solution for the so-called Irish backstop, saying they could also have time until Oct. 31, when..
Reuters - Published

Fake news is 'reinforced by false memories'

Research during Ireland's abortion referendum highlights risks for social networks.
BBC News - Published

England v Ireland: George Ford and Owen Farrell both start

George Ford and Owen Farrell will start together for the first time in over a year when they line up for England against Ireland on Saturday.
BBC News - Published

Farrell and Ford start for England against Ireland

George Ford and Owen Farrell will start together for the first time in over a year when they line up for England against Ireland on Saturday.
BBC News - Published

UK's Johnson in Paris: we will not set up border checks in Ireland

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that under no circumstances would the United Kingdom set up border checks on the boundary between EU member Ireland and the British region of..
Reuters - Published

Fly-half Byrne to make full Ireland debut against England

Leinster fly-half Ross Byrne will make his full debut for Ireland in Saturday's World Cup warm-up game against England at Twickenham.
BBC News - Published

Miracle needed to solve Irish border problem: Luxembourg foreign minister

A miracle would need to happen for the European Union and Britain to find a solution to the Irish border problem to avoid a no-deal Brexit, Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said in remarks..
Reuters - Published

Brexit: Boris Johnson warned US trade deal 'highly unlikely' if Ireland has hard border

'We strongly oppose any unravelling of the historic treaty or a return of a physical border on the island of Ireland under any circumstances,' group in US Congress says
Independent - Published

After Germany hints at compromise, France tells UK: no new Brexit deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday gave Britain 30 days to come up with alternatives to the Irish border backstop to ensure a Brexit deal, but French President Emmanuel Macron cautioned there..
Reuters - Published

Merkel: With imagination, Irish 'backstop' issue can be solved in 30 days

German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested on Wednesday that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the sticking point of the Irish backstop in the next 30 days, a possible signal she is willing to..
Reuters - Published

Germany's Merkel gives Britain 30 days to find last-minute Brexit solution

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday gave Britain 30 days to come up with an alternative solution to the contested Irish border backstop, opening up the possibility of what Prime Minister Boris..
Reuters - Published

Text: British PM Johnson on Brexit at meeting with Merkel

Britain wants to do a swift Brexit deal but the "undemocratic" Irish border backstop must be axed in full to prevent a no-deal exit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on..
Reuters - Published

UK's Johnson tells Merkel: We want a deal but EU must compromise

Britain wants to do a swift Brexit deal but the "undemocratic" Irish border backstop must be axed in full to prevent a no-deal exit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on..
Reuters - Published

Merkel: Solution to Irish 'backstop' possible in 30 days

German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested on Wednesday that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the sticking point of the Irish backstop in the next 30 days, a possible signal she was willing..
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson accepts Angela Merkel challenge to replace Irish backstop in 30 days

Prime minister describes timescale for solution as 'blistering' during visit to Berlin
Independent - Published

EU commissioner launches withering attack on 'unelected' Boris Johnson

Ireland's EU commissioner has launched a scathing attack on Boris Johnson, accusing the "unelected prime minister" of "gambling" with the Irish peace process.
Independent - Published

France now sees 'no deal' as baseline Brexit scenario: Elysee source

France believes 'no-deal' is now the most likely Brexit scenario after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson demanded the European Union reopen the divorce deal and drop the Irish backstop, an official..
Reuters - Published

England announce 18 summer matches in 2020

England will host West Indies, Australia, Pakistan and Ireland in men's international matches next year.
BBC News - Published

German president: Reopening Brexit talks on backstop unlikely

Germany's president said on Wednesday it was unlikely that negotiations over the so-called Irish backstop, a key point of discord between London and the European Union on Britain's exit from the bloc,..
Reuters - Published

Irish workhouse victim wins compensation battle

Mary Cavner was forced to work at a Magdalene Laundry after her father died when she was 11.
BBC News - Published

EU rebuffs British PM Johnson's Brexit gambit

The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed..
Reuters - Published

Brexit: 'No prospect' of a deal unless backstop is dropped

The PM calls the Irish border plan "unviable", but the EU says he hasn't offered realistic alternatives.
BBC News - Published

Merkel: Irish border solution possible, but not by reopening Withdrawal Agreement

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday the EU would think about practical solutions regarding the post-Brexit border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, but not by revisiting..
Reuters - Published

Explainer: A guide to the Brexit backstop, and why there's a UK-EU standoff

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made a fresh push to drop the so-called Irish backstop from the Brexit deal, renewing a demand the EU has repeatedly rejected.
Reuters - Published

Ireland disappointed with Johnson's opening Brexit bid: foreign minister

Ireland expressed disappointment on Tuesday at a demand from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the Brexit backstop insurance policy for the Irish border be replaced with a pledge.
Reuters - Published

UK PM Johnson digs in on need to change Brexit deal after EU rebuttal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to reopen the deal to leave the European Union and to replace the Irish border backstop, his office said on Tuesday, stressing the need for a renegotiation..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: EU contests Johnson letter, says backstop only way to keep Irish border open - document

The European Union "contests" British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for the Brexit backstop to be dropped and regrets his bid to scrap a "necessary, legally operative solution" to avoid erecting..
Reuters - Published

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