Garret FitzGerald shakes hands with  Margaret Thatcher during talks in November 1985. Photograph: Pat Langan

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Halloween is a time for mischief and transgression.  Young vampires pose for a photograph before the Shocktober Fest in Crawley, West Sussex. Photograph: Getty Images

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