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EU puts pressure on IEBC to publish result forms 34A

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EU puts pressure on IEBC to publish result forms 34A

- SUMMARY The European Union has asked the electoral agency to ensure all result forms on the disputed presidential election are published promptly Chief observer says making the results available would help address credibility concerns Mission criticises State over its crackdown on key NGOs The European Union has asked the electoral agency to ensure all result forms on the disputed presidential election are published promptly
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Manchester United 'admit defeat in Danny Rose chase' with under-fire left-back set for Tottenham stay

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Manchester United 'admit defeat in Danny Rose chase' with under-fire left-back set for Tottenham stay

- Manchester United have reportedly given up the chase for Danny Rose with news that he looks set to stay at Tottenham in spite of his words against the club last week. The man with his hands on the purse strings at White Hart Lane/Wembley, Daniel Levy, doesn't want to sell him even with the cash of United on offer. But according to the Express , United have given up on the chase and are looking elsewhere after initial responses from Spurs
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Baby dolphin dies after selfie-taking tourists in Spain pull it out of water

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Baby dolphin dies after selfie-taking tourists in Spain pull it out of water

- MADRID: Spanish animal lovers reacted with fury on Wednesday after a baby dolphin approached a holiday beach, where it died as bathers played with it and took pictures. A whale and dolphin conservation group, Equinac, said the incident occurred Saturday on the tourist beach of Mojacar, in the southeast of the country. Bathers played with the dolphin in the shallows, inadvertently blocking her breathing hole and pulling her from the water for pictures, probably causing stress that proved fatal, it said
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Mum-of-six and man killed, three including child injured in Dublin housing estate shooting

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Mum-of-six and man killed, three including child injured in Dublin housing estate shooting

- A source said paramedics were working on a man in his 30s outside the home while the woman, in her 40s, was inside the building. They have both passed away following the incident. Two other people - a woman and a man - are being treated for less serious injuries at the Mater Hospital. The attack happened at approximately 4pm in a housing estate in Ballymun
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Baby dolphin dies after ‘hundreds’ of beachgoers take photos, play with it

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Baby dolphin dies after ‘hundreds’ of beachgoers take photos, play with it

- MOJACAR, Spain – A baby dolphin separated from its mother died after “hundreds” of people passed it around, taking photos and playing with it in the shallow water off a busy Spanish beach Friday, according to local nonprofit marine rescue group Equinac. Pictures show bathers lifting the “frightened and weak” calf out of the water and stroking the dolphin – one child appears to inadvertently cover its blowhole with his hand
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French first lady Brigitte Macron says husband’s only fault is he’s younger than she is

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French first lady Brigitte Macron says husband’s only fault is he’s younger than she is

- PARIS—France’s first lady says President Emmanuel Macron’s only fault is “being younger than me,” addressing their atypical love story in a rare interview. Brigitte Macron told the French edition of Elle magazine that if she hadn’t pursued their romance, “I would have let my life pass me by.” She also spoke of her childhood, her passion for her profession as a teacher, and her relationship with the new French president
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Radioactive 'pooh sticks' trace carbon's ocean journey

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Radioactive 'pooh sticks' trace carbon's ocean journey

- Radioactive iodine from nuclear reprocessing plants in the UK and France has been detected deep in the waters near Bermuda. Scientists say the contaminants take a circuitous route travelling via the Arctic Ocean and down past Greenland. Researchers believe the radioactivity levels are extremely low and present no danger. However, scientists can use the iodine to accurately map the currents that transport greenhouse gases
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French first lady says husband's only fault is being younger

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French first lady says husband's only fault is being younger

- PARIS — France's first lady says President Emmanuel Macron's only fault is "being younger than me," addressing their atypical love story in a rare interview. Brigitte Macron told France's Elle magazine that if she hadn't pursued their romance, "I would have let my life pass me by." Excerpts of the interview were released Wednesday. The couple of about 20 years met when he was a student at the high school where she taught
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Manchester United podcast: Transfer issues and Swansea preview

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Manchester United podcast: Transfer issues and Swansea preview

- Charlotte Duncker is joined by Manchester United chief reporter Stuart Mathieson and football writer Alex Porter after United's opening win of the new season. Our writers have their say on United's business in the transfer window so far and with just two weeks to go should Jose Mourinho be pushing for that fourth signing or can he wait until January? United got off to a winning start to the new season with an impressive 4-0 victory against West Ham but who impressed and what needs to be improved ahead of matchday two? United are away to Swansea on Saturday and our reporters give their predictions and predict how Mourinho will approach the game
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Man City have bid rejected for former Manchester United defender Jonny Evans and more rumours

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Man City have bid rejected for former Manchester United defender Jonny Evans and more rumours

- Manchester City have had a bid rejected for former Manchester United defender Jonny Evans according to reports. There have been some interesting transfer rumours circulating this summer but this one has divided opinion on Twitter with many Blues fans in amazement that Pep Guardiola wants the West Brom captain. Evans won three Premier League titles with Manchester United and made nearly 200 appearances for the club before he was sold to West Brom in 2015
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Boy struggling to be diagnosed finally gets 'skull-breaking' op after chance hospital encounter as passing doctor spots condition

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Boy struggling to be diagnosed finally gets 'skull-breaking' op after chance hospital encounter as passing doctor spots condition

- A mother says her son was finally diagnosed with a rare skull condition by chance when a doctor walked by him in a hospital. "What kind of cranio does he have?" the doctor is said to have remarked to Kelly Outlaw and her then seven-month-old son Archie. After 30 doctor appointments and countless hospital visits Kelly was told Archie had a rare skull condition, craniosynostosis
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Le design n'a aucun secret... pour James Bond 

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Le design n'a aucun secret... pour James Bond 

- Ce cher James Bond - ou James tout simplement pour les intimes -a eu 50 ans en 2016. Pour célébrer l'âge avancé du plus élégant des agents secrets, la Grande Halle de la Villette avait alors accueilli une exposition dédiée au personnage emblématique de Ian Fleming : 50 ans de style Bond réunissant plus de 500 objets. MarieClaireMaison.com revient pour vous sur les liens étroits qu'entretient l'agent secret le plus célèbre au monde avec le design
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tomber amoureuse : la force des sentiments

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tomber amoureuse : la force des sentiments

- Tomber amoureuse, être terrassée, subjuguée, transportée… Il y a celles qui guettent ça, celles qui semblent avoir hérité d’un abonnement à vie et celles qui brandissent leur paratonnerre de peur de se faire consumer. Mais pour toutes et à chaque fois c’est le (même) miracle. L’absolument imprévisible, l’incontrôlable. "Je me revois encore toute tremblante, la gorge serrée, en train de descendre cet escalier pour le rejoindre, comme si ma vie en dépendait… J’avais l’impression d’avoir 14 ans », se souvient Cécile, encore émerveillée d’être tombée de nouveau amoureuse à 45 ans
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5 commandements pour apprendre à voir la vie du bon côté

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5 commandements pour apprendre à voir la vie du bon côté

- Il en faut peu pour être heureux, vraiment très peu pour être heureux, il faut se satisfaire du nécessaire. Sous les mots bien connus de Balou*, se cache une réalité qui peut définitivement changer votre vie. Le cercle vertueux de la positivité permet de toujours "prendre la vie du bon côté". Pour faire entrer cette "positive attitude" au quotidien, voici 5 commandements à adopter d'urgence
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Apologie du terrorisme:  une jeune femme condamnée à deux ans de prison ferme à Montpellier

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Apologie du terrorisme:  une jeune femme condamnée à deux ans de prison ferme à Montpellier

- Une femme de 26 ans, ancienne candidate à un concours de Miss, a été condamnée mercredi à trois ans de prison dont un avec sursis pour apologie de terrorisme, par le tribunal correctionnel de Montpellier. Le tribunal a assorti le sursis d'une mise à l'épreuve pendant trois ans avec obligation de se soigner, de travailler et d'obtenir l'autorisation du juge d'application des peines avant tout déplacement à l'étranger
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Les sportifs s'élèvent contre Trump, à commencer par LeBron James

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Les sportifs s'élèvent contre Trump, à commencer par LeBron James

- Sa voix porte. Il le sait et il en profite. La star de la NBA Lebron James est l'un des premiers sportifs à dénoncer les propos de Donald Trump sur le drame de Charlottesville, en Virginie, où Heather Heyer, trente-deux ans, a été tuée samedi dernier pendant des manifestations, percutée par le véhicule d'un sympathisant néonazi. Intentionnellement selon les témoins. Le président américain a déclaré, mardi soir, que les responsabilités devaient être recherchées «des deux côtés», renvoyant dos à dos les membres de la droite raciste suprémaciste et les contre-manifestants antiracistes
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French first lady says husband's only fault is being younger

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French first lady says husband's only fault is being younger

- PARIS (AP) — France's first lady says President Emmanuel Macron's only fault is "being younger than me," addressing their atypical love story in a rare interview. Brigitte Macron told France's Elle magazine that if she hadn't pursued their romance, "I would have let my life pass me by." Excerpts of the interview were released Wednesday. The couple of about 20 years met when he was a student at the high school where she taught
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  • Baby dolphin dies after selfie-taking tourists in Spain pull it out of water
    Baby dolphin dies after selfie-taking tourists in Spain pull it out of water

    , nst.com.my

    MADRID: Spanish animal lovers reacted with fury on Wednesday after a baby dolphin approached a holiday beach, where it died as bathers played with it and took pictures. A whale and dolphin conservation group, Equinac, said the incident occurred Saturday on the tourist beach of Mojacar, in the southeast of the country. Bathers played with the dolphin in the shallows, inadvertently blocking her breathing hole and pulling her from the water for pictures, probably causing stress that proved fatal, it said
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Politics & Government

  • German politicians accuse President Trump of trivializing Nazi violence
    German politicians accuse President Trump of trivializing Nazi violence

    , indianexpress.com

    Senior German politicians on Wednesday accused US President Donald Trump of trivializing violence by white supremacists in Virginia and called for a clear rejection of their ideology. Governments could only win the fight against hatred, racism and anti-Semitism by rejecting such ideology and the willingness to use violence, said Martin Schulz, the centre-left candidate for chancellor, adding that this applies to Germany and the United States
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  • Air Berlin CEO blames delays to new airport for insolvency
    Air Berlin CEO blames delays to new airport for insolvency

    , channelnewsasia.com

    FRANKFURT: Air Berlin's chief executive blamed long delays in the opening of a new Berlin airport for the German airline's insolvency in an interview published by Germany's Die Zeit. "Air Berlin is also a victim of the constant postponements of the new airport," the weekly newspaper on Wednesday quoted Thomas Winkelmann as saying. Winkelmann's comments came a day after Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline, filed for bankruptcy protection after key shareholder Etihad Airways withdrew funding following years of losses
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Technology

  • В Интернете назвали главный недостаток нового iPhone
    В Интернете назвали главный недостаток нового iPhone

    , mk.ru

    Он может оказаться больше предыдущего. Сегодня в 08:40, просмотров: 746 Размеры готовящегося к выходу iPhone 7s могут разочаровать поклонников продукции Apple: гаджет, по слухам, будет толще, выше и шире iPhone 7. В результате к смартфону могут не подойти аксессуары предшественника, сообщает Giga Apple. По данным портала, размеры iPhone 7s по высоте, ширине и толщине будут равняться 138,44 х 67,27 х 7,21 миллиметра
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Family & Parenting

  • Mum depressed with size 18 frame after birth of first child drops seven stone while PREGNANT with second baby
    Mum depressed with size 18 frame after birth of first child drops seven stone while PREGNANT with second baby

    , mirror.co.uk

    A mum dropped an incredible SEVEN STONE and did it all while she was PREGNANT. Cassy Smith, 24, weighed 15st when she became pregnant with her second child. The business owner ballooned during her first pregnancy and said she became depressed with her size 18 figure. Cassy from Kent said: "I had just had a baby and was so low in myself
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Society & Culture

  • German politicians accuse President Trump of trivializing Nazi violence
    German politicians accuse President Trump of trivializing Nazi violence

    , indianexpress.com

    Senior German politicians on Wednesday accused US President Donald Trump of trivializing violence by white supremacists in Virginia and called for a clear rejection of their ideology. Governments could only win the fight against hatred, racism and anti-Semitism by rejecting such ideology and the willingness to use violence, said Martin Schulz, the centre-left candidate for chancellor, adding that this applies to Germany and the United States
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Religion & Spirituality

  • Archbishop of Wales election set for September
    Archbishop of Wales election set for September

    , bbc.co.uk

    The 13th Archbishop of Wales is set to be elected in September, the Church in Wales has said. The doors of Holy Trinity Church in Llandrindod Wells, Powys, will be locked on 5 September for up to three days for the Electoral College to make its choice. Dr Barry Morgan, who held the office for 14 years, retired in January. In April, the Very Reverend June Osborne replaced him as the Bishop of Llandaff
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Watching Neo-Nazis in Virginia From a German Opera House
    Watching Neo-Nazis in Virginia From a German Opera House

    , nytimes.com

    Photo BAYREUTH, Germany — It was my first visit to the Bayreuth Festival, and I was wrestling with conflicting emotions. There was the thrill of realizing my long-held dream of hearing Richard Wagner’s music in the opera house he built, where some of my favorite recordings were made. But there was queasiness, too, at the inescapable memories of old photos showing the theater defiled during the Nazi era, festooned with swastikas and visited regularly by Hitler
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Education

  • 'Alfresco' pre-schools let kids enjoy the muck and rain in open air
    'Alfresco' pre-schools let kids enjoy the muck and rain in open air

    , independent.ie

    The young children will create with muck and water, chop and saw wood to make bows and arrows and grow their own flowers in the open-air facilities in Meath. The initiative was started by the Crann Support Group at its Navan school in 2011. At that time, only nine children were involved but this has now grown to 42. A further 58 are due to start in two other outdoor centres in nearby Trim and Ballivor
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Farming

  • Farming couple launch plan to produce local goat’s milk
    Farming couple launch plan to produce local goat’s milk

    , jerseyeveningpost.com

    A FARMING husband and wife team want to expand their livestock business to produce fresh organic goat’s milk and meat for the local market. Laurence and Louise Agnès currently rear grass-fed cows and lambs at Douet Farm in Trinity in their spare time, while they work in other jobs. To enable them to become full-time farmers and to expand the business, they are seeking planning permission for a new three-bedroom farm cottage and office in the Green Zone – where there is a presumption against new developments, and an agricultural shed, including a milking parlour
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Travel & Recreation

  • Tesco have revamped its lunchtime meal deal to include new sandwiches and snacks
    Tesco have revamped its lunchtime meal deal to include new sandwiches and snacks

    , thesun.co.uk

    The UK's biggest supermarket has added some posh sarnies and snacks to its meal deal range as it tried to rival similar offers from Marks & Spencer and Boots.
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Law & Crime

  • Apologie du terrorisme:  une jeune femme condamnée à deux ans de prison ferme à Montpellier
    Apologie du terrorisme:  une jeune femme condamnée à deux ans de prison ferme à Montpellier

    , bfmtv.com

    Une femme de 26 ans, ancienne candidate à un concours de Miss, a été condamnée mercredi à trois ans de prison dont un avec sursis pour apologie de terrorisme, par le tribunal correctionnel de Montpellier. Le tribunal a assorti le sursis d'une mise à l'épreuve pendant trois ans avec obligation de se soigner, de travailler et d'obtenir l'autorisation du juge d'application des peines avant tout déplacement à l'étranger
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Life & Style

  • Struggling mum shares a powerful breastfeeding photo which lays bare the brutal reality of nursing for many women
    Struggling mum shares a powerful breastfeeding photo which lays bare the brutal reality of nursing for many women

    , thesun.co.uk

    A STRUGGLING mum has bravely shared a powerful photo of herself breastfeeding which lays bare the brutal reality of nursing experienced by many women. Angela Burzo, a photographer, admits that her experience of breastfeeding has been tough. Fed up of “blissful” looking Instragram snaps of other mums breastfeeding, Angela took to the image sharing website to share a photo of her reality – complete with tears and eye bags caused by sleep deprivation
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Science & Nature

  • Onshore wind farm at Alwen Forest moves a step closer
    Onshore wind farm at Alwen Forest moves a step closer

    , bbc.co.uk

    An onshore wind farm on the Conwy-Denbighshire border has moved a step closer with a company assigned to develop plans. Innogy Renewables UK has been asked by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and Welsh Water to survey land at Alwen Forest, between Cerrigydrudion and Ruthin. Should a planning application be made, NRW will act as an advisor. A similar project at nearby Clocaenog provided controversial because of 10
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Motoring

  • Уникальный суперкар Ken Okuyama kode 0-zero: ностальгия по семидесятым
    Уникальный суперкар Ken Okuyama kode 0-zero: ностальгия по семидесятым

    , autoreview.ru

    По-видимому, прошлогодний показ спайдера на конкурсе элегантности в Пеббл-Бич пришелся по душе публике. В этом году «единственная японская кароццерия» вновь едет в калифорнийский Монтерей — и опять с новой машиной! Впрочем, прошлогодний спайдер тоже станет частью экспозиции, открывающейся 18 августа, но гвоздем окажется клиновидное купе Ken Okuyama kode 0-zero. Подробностей пока немного. На официальном сайте японская компания разместила лишь две фотографии с фрагментами машины, а в соцсетях — снимок разворота неопознанного журнала с фирменной рекламой
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Real Estate

  • Manchester landlords share their horror stories about tenants from hell
    Manchester landlords share their horror stories about tenants from hell

    , manchestereveningnews.co.uk

    Landlords across Greater Manchester have been sharing their horror stories about tenants from hell - and the damage and filth they often leave behind. “The police called me up and told me they’d found a cannabis farm at one of my properties. “They said that they found it using thermal imaging," said a landlord who has rented out properties in Greater Manchester since 1995
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Media & Information

  • Radio rebels go straight: Pirates get a licence
    Radio rebels go straight: Pirates get a licence

    , sky.com

    By Katie Spencer, Arts and Entertainment Correspondent. On this day in 1967, the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act was introduced to stop pirate radio and Radio Caroline was its main target. But now, 50 years later, radio's rebels are officially going straight - Ofcom has granted the station its first full-time AM broadcast licence. Back in the 1960s, Radio Caroline was among those stations being illegally broadcast on medium-wave frequencies from ships off the UK coast
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