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A nation divided: Ireland's abortion dilemma

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Ireland is at a crossroads. On 25 May, the Irish people will decide whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment and end a constitutional ban on abortion.

'They gave us back our baby in a box'

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As those on both sides of Ireland's abortion debate continue to campaign on the issue, those directly affected have been sharing their stories.

Grenfell inquiry to start with poignant tributes

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Almost a year since the Grenfell Tower fire, the first phase of the public inquiry will open on Monday and start with tributes for the 72 victims.

Man shot dead by police investigating woman's disappearance

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A 24-year-old woman remains missing after a man was shot dead by police investigating her suspected abduction.

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Ryanair profits soar despite pilot rota blunder

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Ryanair has reported a 10% rise in annual profits despite the impact of its costly pilot rota failure last autumn that hit the travel plans of 700,000 customers.

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Stars call on leaders to tackle gender inequality

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Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep and Chadwick Boseman are among several stars putting world leaders "on notice", demanding gender equality across the globe.

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AI to be 'new weapon' in cancer fight

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Theresa May will unveil plans to use artificial intelligence to help prevent 22,000 cancer deaths a year by 2033.

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Firefighters tackle large fire at Arthur's Seat

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One person has been injured after a large grass fire near the summit of Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh.

'Pop-up' brothels prompt call for sex-buying ban

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A group of MPs is calling for the government to make buying sex illegal.

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Trump pulls back from trade war with China

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The US has pulled back from starting a trade war with China that could have sent shockwaves through the global economy.

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Meghan outlines plans as couple head back to work

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Meghan Markle has laid out her royal plans as she and Prince Harry prepare to carry out their first official engagement as husband and wife.

'Reforming' Saudi Arabia detains female activists

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Saudi Arabia has arrested at least seven prominent women's rights activists - just a few weeks before the ban on women driving is formally lifted in the Kingdom.

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The fight to leave the 'open air prison' of Gaza

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Uniformed officials scream at a desperate group of men and women trying to force their way into an indoor football stadium in the Gaza town of Rafah on the border with Egypt.

Train operator 'sorry' as UK shake-up falters

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A train operator has apologised for disruption after the largest timetable shake-up for decades was introduced across Britain.

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Abramovich's UK visa expires amid Russia tensions

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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is yet to have his UK visa renewed after it expired last month.

Tyson Fury opponent for comeback revealed

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Tyson Fury will face Albanian Sefer Seferi in his heavyweight comeback fight on 9 June.

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What did Harry say to wedding dress designer?

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The woman behind the royal bridal gown says Prince Harry thanked her for making his new wife look "absolutely stunning".

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Playboy model and son fall to their deaths from hotel

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A Playboy model and her seven-year-old son have died after falling from a New York hotel penthouse suite, police have said.

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School gunman 'spared friends' to tell his story

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The suspect in a US school shooting that left 10 people dead spared his friends so they could tell his story, police say.

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Man in his 20s stabbed to death in south London

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A murder investigation is under way after a man was stabbed to death in south London.

Sunday, May 20

Harry and Meghan ready to start married life

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Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan are starting their life together as a married couple after an emotional wedding ceremony that broke new ground.

What major changes to MOT tests mean for you

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Major changes to MOT test rules in Britain have come into force making it harder for cars, vans, motorbikes and other light passenger vehicles to be passed as safe to go on the roads.

Saturday, May 19

Lip-reader reveals the wedding moments you didn't hear

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The wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle will provide many wonderful memories for years to come.

All about the dress: The lowdown on Meghan's design

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After months of speculation and rumour, Meghan Markle stepped out for her wedding in a dress by British designer Clare Waight Keller.

What a day! Full report on royal wedding celebrations

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Prince Harry told Meghan Markle "you look amazing" as millions of royal fans around the world watched their fairytale wedding at Windsor Castle.

The stars who celebrated Harry and Meghan's big day

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's 600-strong guest list was kept under wraps until the big day.

Friday, May 18

Revealed: Wedding ceremony's modern touches

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have put their own modern touch on the royal marriage ceremony in Windsor.

Meghan 'will walk alone' down first half of aisle

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Meghan Markle is set to break with royal tradition and walk down much of St George's Chapel alone, according to reports.

Putin: 'Skripal would be dead if novichok was used'

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Vladimir Putin has wished Sergei Skripal "good health" after his release from his hospital on Friday - adding that the former spy would be dead if he had been targeted with "a military-grade poison".

Prince Charles 'pleased' to walk Meghan down aisle

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Prince Charles is to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle at the royal wedding, Kensington Palace has announced.

Thursday, May 17

Dad of boys killed in hit-and-run found dead

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The father of two brothers killed in a hit-and-run in Coventry has been found dead in a hotel room in Corfu.

Meghan: Sadly my dad won't be at royal wedding

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Meghan Markle has confirmed that her father will not be at the royal wedding on Saturday.

Maximum stake on gambling machines cut to £2

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The government is to clamp down on the "social blight" of fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBT) by cutting the maximum amount people can stake on the machines to £2.

Officers 'put off' from becoming elite marksmen

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Concerns over the way armed police officers are often treated in the aftermath of a police shooting are hampering recruitment efforts.

Wednesday, May 16

Trump: We'll see if North Korea summit still on

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Donald Trump has thrown fresh doubt over a planned US summit with North Korea next month, saying "we'll have to see".

East Coast rail line to come under public control

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The Government is to take back control of the East Coast rail franchise after its private operators lost money.

Charlotte and George get top royal wedding roles

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be among the page boys and bridesmaids at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding.

N Korea: 'One-sided' demands threaten summit

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North Korea has said it has no interest in meeting the US if their summit is based on "one-sided" demands to give up nuclear weapons.