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Sylva Tukula Photograph: AMACH! LGBT+

No formal written request was made to a coroner that the body of a woman who died in direct provision be released to her friends following the investi(...)

Sylva Tukula, the transgender woman living in direct provision who died last August.

There will be no repeat of the breakdown in communication which led to a woman, who died while in direct provision, being buried without her friends a(...)

The grave where Sylva Tukula is buried at Bohermore Cemetery in Galway.

A “breakdown in communication” between An Garda Síochána, the coroner’s office, and the Departments of Justice and Social Protection resulted in a wom(...)

Rohit Sharma of India bats during the group stage match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 against South Africa at The Hampshire Bowl. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Opener Rohit Sharma scored a composed unbeaten century as India got their Cricket World Cup campaign off to a solid start with a six-wicket victory ov(...)

The USA players celebrate their victory over Japan in the Fifa Women’s World Cup 2015 at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver. Photograph: Franck Fife/Getty Images

United States World ranking: 1 World Cup record: They’ve appeared in all seven World Cup finals and have never finished outside the medals, winning (...)

Seán Dunne. Photograph: Douglas Healey

Early in the US civil trial of bankrupt developer Seán Dunne and his wife, Gayle Killilea, her lawyer brought up the bestselling book The Big Short, a(...)

Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters with their leader Julius Malema. Photograph: Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty

The African National Congress was not the only winner in South Africa’s sixth post-apartheid general election on May 8th, which resulted in the ruling(...)

A protester flashes the victory sign in front of burning tires and debris near the army headquarters in Khartoum, Sudan, on Monday. Photograph:  AP

Sudan’s military leaders have provoked fears that they are abandoning plans to pass power to civilians by announcing they will hold earlier than expec(...)

Dead civilians lie among mangled bicycles near Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in on June 4th, 1989. Troops shot their way through Beijing’s streets to retake the square. Photograph: AP

In the weeks before the June 4th, 1989, massacre there was a festive mood in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, with throngs of students partying amid a sea (...)

President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa (left) with David Mabuza in Pretoria who he reappointed as deputy president. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa has slashed the size of his new cabinet, reducing it from 36 to 28 ministries as part of his plans to streaml(...)

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