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Left-wing protesters say 'enough' to Macron's French reforms

PARIS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Paris on Saturday to protest against the stream of economic reforms brought in by French president Emmanuel Macron since coming to power a year ago. Protesters bearing “Stop Macron” banners and chanting “one year is enough” were …

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Appeal for man missing from Co Wicklow

A 36-year-old man who had been reported missing from his home in Wicklow, has now been located safe and well, according to gardaí.  Andrew Geraghty had last been seen on Thursday afternoon and an appeal was issued for help in finding him today.  However, gardaí said this evening that Mr …

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Junot Diaz: US author quits festival after sex harassment claim

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Diaz said he took responsibility for his past Pulitzer prize-winning novelist Junot Diaz has withdrawn from a literary festival in Australia after another US writer accused him of harassment. During a session at the Sydney Writers’ Festival, he was confronted by Zinzi Clemmons, who …

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Anger in France, Britain over Trump's gun law speech

US President Donald Trump sparked anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent deadly attacks in Paris in 2015, and linking a wave of knife crime in London to a handgun ban. In a speech to the National Rifle Association (NRA) yesterday, Mr Trump …

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