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On the canvass: Olivia Malone,  a student from Wexford  studying politics in Manchester, believes  this election is more divisive than  Irish abortion  referendum. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Tensions over Brexit and the unpopularity of party leaders Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have made this UK general election one of the most vicious (...)

Sisters Margaret and Ann Kennedy at home in Greystones, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

As a woman with congenital rubella syndrome, I would like to discuss vaccinations and speak from experience. My twin sister and I share this same birt(...)

It’s that time of year again when people become preoccupied with their passports as holidays draw near. Finding them. Renewing them. Fretting over the(...)

Emergency services at the scene where a crane collapsed in Dunwoody Way in Crewe. Photograph: PA

Two men have died after a crane collapsed at a building site in Crewe, police said. Another man, believed to be the crane driver, was taken to Royal (...)

Andy Woodward waived his right to anonymity to tell the Guardian that he had been a victim of sexual abuse.

Britain’s biggest police force has received 106 separate allegations of historical sexual abuse at clubs in London. The Metropolitan police said the (...)

Former football coach Barry Bennell: a diabolically clever operator who abused many of his charges.  Photograph: PA Wire

One of the great delights and follies of the internet age is that the Guardian newspaper, forever the rollie-smoking, Nick Drake-listening youth of th(...)

Former footballers and victims of abuse Steve Walters  and Andy Woodward who have helped to bring the topic of sexual abuse to the fore. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty

Britain’s largest police force has launched an investigation into sex abuse claims involving London football clubs. The Metropolitan police said a te(...)

Former football coach Barry Bennell (62) has served three prison sentences totalling 15 years in England and the United States since 1994. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

The former football coach Barry Bennell has been charged with eight offences of sexual assault against a boy under the age of 14, the British Crown P(...)

File photograph of soccer coach Barry Bennell. Bennell has been taken to hospital in England after police responded to a ‘fear for welfare incident’. File photograph: PA Wire

England’s third largest police force has launched an inquiry into allegations of historical child sex abuse in youth soccer, after recent media report(...)

Barry Bennell, the convicted paedophile at the centre of the scandal. Photograph: PA Wire

Leeds United and Blackpool are the latest football clubs to be engulfed by allegations of child sexual abuse within the sport, according to the chief(...)

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