Heather Heyer (32) regularly drew attention to cases of police malpractice and racism, as well as posting her support for Bernie Sanders in his presidential campaign

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Torch-bearing white nationalists rally around a statue of Robert E Lee, the Confederate general, near the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville. Photograph: Edu Bayer/The New York Times

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 Virginia State Police inspect the site where a vehicle hit protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photograph: Tasos Katopodis /EPA

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Paul Manafort, former manager of Donald Trump’s US election campaign. His house was raided by the FBI in July as part of a special counsel’s investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Photograph:  Carlo Allegri/Reuters

FBI agents seized documents and other material from the Virginia home of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, during a Jul(...)

The Green Barn restaurant at Burtown House and Gardens

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Sheila Michaels pictured in the 1960s, who over the years she worked as a civil-rights organiser, cabdriver and oral historian. Photograph: New York Times

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Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, disagrees ‘vehemently’ with Donald Trump’s opposition to international trade deals. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

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 Slaney Foods will be supplying prime Hereford beef to Lidl as part of the low-cost supermarket’s expansion into the US.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Wexford-based Slaney Foods has signed a deal to supply Irish beef to Lidl in the US as part of the supermarket’s expansion into America. The partners(...)

Parcels headline the  main stage on Friday

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Police secure the street outside the Turkish embassy during a visit by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on May 16th, 2017 in Washington, DC, after Mr Erdogan’s security detail had clashed with pro-Kurdish protesters. Photograph: Dave Clark/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington prosecutors have charged a dozen Turkish security and police officers with assault after an attack on protesters during Turkish president R(...)