The Irish law enforcement - Gardaí - in Blanchardstown is struggling to deal with an upsurge of crime and violence and anti-social behaviour by gangs of youths in "new community" areas of Tyrrelstown North Dublin.
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Tel AvivConservative activist Richard Spencer told an Israeli TV interviewer that he was essentially a “white Zionist”. Spencer made the comment to Israel's Channel 2 recently in response to charges of anti-Semitism on display at the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
LondonThe British public overwhelmingly backs a hard exit from the EU. A major new study from the LSE and Oxford University shows even Remain voters now generally reject the soft Brexit policies advocated by the anti-Brexit lobby.
WashingtonPresident Trump tweeted on Thursday morning that US-Russia relations were currently at an "all-time and very dangerous low," adding "you can thank Congress". The vote might actually have been a trap to impeach Trump.
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ViennaAustrian establishment figures fear the resignation of Vice-Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner, could provide a huge opening for the nationalist Freedom Party, critical of immigration and the European Union.
Ruffey-lès-EchireyFrench officils discovered missing ballot papers at the polling station of the commune of Ruffey-lès-Echirey.