Chinese president to meet Putin on visit to Russian port city

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‘Knock cured my eczema,’ says presidential hopeful Joan Freeman

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Brazilian presidential candidate stabbed while campaigning

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‘Donald Trump’s visit to Ireland will definitely be controversial’ – Simon Coveney

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IFA president says suckler sector on a ‘cliff edge’ as demo farm reports a...

IFA president says suckler sector on a 'cliff edge' as demo farm reports a tough year IFA President Joe Healy warned that suckler farming is now on a cliff edge, due to EU agricultural policy...

Leo channels his inner Bertie with ‘a lot done, more to do’ ploy

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Taoiseach promises big – with tax cuts, pension hikes and an ‘SSIA’ on cards

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New thinking on funding for fairer tuition fees is needed, says DCU chief

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Obama tells students they cannot wait for a saviour

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Vague 25th amendment unlikely to be used to oust the president

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