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Honduras opposition demands full vote recount

Honduras opposition demands full vote recount

Honduras opposition demands full vote recount 6 December 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright AFP Image caption The leader of the Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship, former President Manuel Zelaya, called for a complete...
Germany swings vote on 'cancer' weedkiller

Germany swings vote on 'cancer' weedkiller

German officials disobeyed orders to abstain in a vote about renewing the licence of a controversial weedkiller linked to cancer, according to a Berlin minister. Just two weeks after the European Commission failed to secure a majority, an intervention on Monday meant...
'No confidence' vote could bring down Irish govt

'No confidence' vote could bring down Irish govt

Ireland has been gripped by political turmoil with the country’s deputy prime minister facing a no confidence vote, which could bring down the entire government. Fianna Fail, which is in a supply and confidence agreement with the Fine Gael-led Irish government,...
Australians back gay marriage in non-binding vote

Australians back gay marriage in non-binding vote

14 November 2017 From the section Australia Australians vote 61.6% in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in non-binding poll with 79.5% participation This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for...
UK should re-run Brexit vote, Irish minister says

UK should re-run Brexit vote, Irish minister says

Britain should take Ireland’s approach to referendums and rerun the Brexit vote because of the damage it is likely to cause, an Irish government minister has suggested. Agriculture minister Michael Creed told Sky News that a second referendum or viewing last...
Catalonia vote: Spain expected to impose direct rule

Catalonia vote: Spain expected to impose direct rule

Catalonia vote: Spain expected to impose direct rule 21 October 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption Catalonia’s independence referendum has thrown the country into crisis The Spanish cabinet is expected to approve measures allowing the...
Brazilians in the south asked to vote on secession

Brazilians in the south asked to vote on secession

Brazilians in the south asked to vote on secession 8 October 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Related Topics Brazil political crisis Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Michel Temer has faced repeated protests against his government...
Catalan vote illegal – Spain's King Felipe

Catalan vote illegal – Spain's King Felipe

Catalan vote illegal – Spain’s King Felipe 3 October 2017 From the section Europe Spain’s King Felipe VI has condemned organisers of Catalonia’s independence referendum for having put themselves “outside the law”. In a TV address to...
EU urges Madrid to avoid more force after vote

EU urges Madrid to avoid more force after vote

Top EU officials have urged Madrid’s government to avoid further “use of force” in the Catalonia crisis and to talk to separatists. It comes after an illegal independence referendum where voters in the region overwhelmingly backed splitting from...
Jared Kushner 'registered to vote as a woman'

Jared Kushner 'registered to vote as a woman'

Jared Kushner ‘registered to vote as a woman’ 27 September 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jared Kushner has been called the most powerful 36-year-old in the world Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner...
Ireland to hold abortion vote in 2018

Ireland to hold abortion vote in 2018

Irish abortion law: Referendum ‘to be held next year’ 26 September 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption Recent years have seen demonstrations both for and against repealing the Eighth Amendment The Irish government says it...
Iraq's Kurdistan region holds independence vote

Iraq's Kurdistan region holds independence vote

Iraq’s Kurdistan region holds independence vote 25 September 2017 From the section Middle East Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKexit? Iraqi Kurdistan referendum explained – by the voters themselves Voters are heading to the polls...
Australians to vote on legalising gay marriage

Australians to vote on legalising gay marriage

Australia has launched a postal vote on whether to legalise same-sex marriage. The non-binding and voluntary ballot of nearly 16 million people will run until November. An Ipsos/Fairfax opinion poll has suggested that 65% of eligible voters intend to take part in the...
German vote counting machines 'are hackable'

German vote counting machines 'are hackable'

Machines which will be used to count votes in the German election can potentially be hacked to manipulate the results, researchers have warned. Security issues with the devices set to be used on 24 September could mean that “public trust in the correct...
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