Photograph:  REUTERS/Mark Blinch

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When the school is a gallery: Pupils from  St Mary’s National School, Drung, Co Cavan consider  From an Abandoned Work VI by Diarmuid Delargy, as part of the Ark 1x1 project

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Democratic candidate for mayor and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio greets the crowd while arriving at his primary night party yesterday in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images.

and Bill de Blasio, whose campaign for mayor of New York tapped into a city’s deepening unease with income inequality and aggressive police practices,(...)

Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer:  asked New Yorkers for forgiveness and a second chance over the prostitution scandal that forced him into the political wilderness for more than five years. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer has become the latest former politician to seek a comeback following scandal by announcing that he plans to run(...)