Ed Sheeran’s down-to-earth charms and lovely warblings hit home at  the VH1 Storyteller’s gig in Whelans on Saturday. Photo: VH1 Twitter

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File photograph issued by  Boko Haram of its  leader Abubakar Shekau with armed members of the group

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Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras smiles after casting his ballot at a polling station in Athens. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

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US president Barack Obama and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi  hugging each other as the US President and First Lady Michelle Obama  are greeted on their arrival at Palam airport, New Delhi. Photograph: India Press Information Bureau/EPA

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Ray D’Arcy and Jenny Kelly pictured in a branded car after Volkswagen signs on to sponsor ’The Ray D’Arcy Show’ on RTÉ Radio 1.

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