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From TheJournal.ie Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader Classified

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader

According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.

From TheJournal.ie Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government Israel

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government

Netanyahu said he preferred to form a right-wing coalition but the results showed that would not be possible.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case Maria Bailey

Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case

FOI documents show correspondence sent to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the wake of the Maria Bailey swing fall case.

From TheJournal.ie Work is finally to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland Better Late Than Never

Work is finally to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland

It’s hoped an electoral commission will solve problems with the electoral register and address issues redrawing constituency lines.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced? A Costly Lesson

Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?

The history of e-voting in Ireland is a long, winding, costly saga.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting Democracy

Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting

Fewer than half of poll respondents thought it was a good idea.

From TheJournal.ie We should be having four by-elections this year, but will the Dáil make it that far? Election Footing

We should be having four by-elections this year, but will the Dáil make it that far?

The European elections have thrown up some tricky timeline issues.

From TheJournal.ie This is what happens to ballot papers once election counting is done and dusted Ballot Papers

This is what happens to ballot papers once election counting is done and dusted

On Friday, people around the country turned out at local polling stations to cast their vote on the ballot papers.

From TheJournal.ie Who is my local councillor? Here is a full list of all the seats Le2019

Who is my local councillor? Here is a full list of all the seats

A comprehensive list of everyone who has nabbed a seat.

From TheJournal.ie 'It seemed silly at the time': How a 2014 Supreme Court ruling led to record levels of spoiled votes this year Invalid

'It seemed silly at the time': How a 2014 Supreme Court ruling led to record levels of spoiled votes this year

More than 4% of European election votes were deemed invalid this year.

From TheJournal.ie Green Party's Ciarán Cuffe elected MEP European

Green Party's Ciarán Cuffe elected MEP

The Green Party has its first MEP in decades.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: All to play for as first European election counts announced Results

As it happened: All to play for as first European election counts announced

Stick with us as we bring you the latest updates all evening and into the night.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit Elections

As it happened: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit

There is still a long way to go before the end of the election.

From TheJournal.ie Election count day 2: What can we expect today? We Go Again

Election count day 2: What can we expect today?

The story of Friday’s election is still being written.

From TheJournal.ie Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show Exit Poll

Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show

65% of voters polled indicated they’d vote in favour of such a proposal.

From TheJournal.ie Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend Count On Us

Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend

We’ll keep you covered as counts take place on Saturday and Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie At least six dead as protestors clash with police over Indonesian election result Jakarta

At least six dead as protestors clash with police over Indonesian election result

Jakarta’s governor Anies Baswedan said about 200 people had been injured.

From TheJournal.ie Brexit, tax, immigration and kissing: It all went down in RTÉ's Midlands North-West debate Ep2019

Brexit, tax, immigration and kissing: It all went down in RTÉ's Midlands North-West debate

Prime Time’s David McCullagh had his hands full.

From TheJournal.ie 'You can't just go in there fawning and gushing like some nodding dog': Dublin candidates set out their stall European Parliament

'You can't just go in there fawning and gushing like some nodding dog': Dublin candidates set out their stall

10 Dublin candidates talked climate change, housing and the EU defence spend.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he's 'strongly pro-life' but supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and protecting life of mother Abortion

Trump says he's 'strongly pro-life' but supports abortion in cases of rape, incest and protecting life of mother

Trump’s comments come after several US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions.

From TheJournal.ie Australia's Liberal Party retains power in shock election win over Labor rivals To The Polls

Australia's Liberal Party retains power in shock election win over Labor rivals

Just under 17 million people cast their vote across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Kenny says he's opposed to censoring people as he prepares to host Peter Casey debate Election Time

Pat Kenny says he's opposed to censoring people as he prepares to host Peter Casey debate

Kenny presented a presidential debate featuring Casey last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections Going To The Polls

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections

More than 200 of the 248 English councils have now announced their results.

From TheJournal.ie The poster debate may be ongoing, but there's no debate about posters on poles says ESB Elections

The poster debate may be ongoing, but there's no debate about posters on poles says ESB

The electricity utility has said dangerous situations have been created in the past by doing so.

From TheJournal.ie Voting begins in Spanish snap election marked by far-right resurgence Snap Election

Voting begins in Spanish snap election marked by far-right resurgence

Polls predict far-right party Vox could take more than 10% of the votes.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you registered to vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you registered to vote?

The European and local elections are taking place next month.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should election posters be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should election posters be banned?

The EU and local election campaigns begin today, so posters have been popping up all over the country.

From TheJournal.ie Russia says it's 'too early' to say whether it could work with Ukraine's new leader Volodymyr Zelensky

Russia says it's 'too early' to say whether it could work with Ukraine's new leader

Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections The Candidates

Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections

There are 59 candidates running across the three constituencies.

From TheJournal.ie 59 candidates declare for European Parliament elections in May MEPs

59 candidates declare for European Parliament elections in May

13 Irish MEPs will be elected when voters go to the polls on 24 May.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin local election candidate criticised for using paper's likeness on campaign flyers Juliet O'Connell

Dublin local election candidate criticised for using paper's likeness on campaign flyers

O’Connell issued two styles of fliers in her constituency featuring an edited version of the paper’s front page and unauthorised use of the publication’s masthead.

From TheJournal.ie Gemma O'Doherty announces intention to run in European elections 24 May

Gemma O'Doherty announces intention to run in European elections

She is planning to put in her nomination papers in the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie 3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border Conflict

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border

Israel deployed several thousand troops along the border, with the anniversary coming at a sensitive time ahead of its 9 April elections.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The Venezuelan government must go - it has failed its people and become utterly corrupt Opinion

Opinion: The Venezuelan government must go - it has failed its people and become utterly corrupt

Venezuela, once among the richest countries in Latin-America, now needs food aid. Only free and fair elections can save the country, writes Eamon Stack.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish PM calls snap election after budget defeat Elections

Spanish PM calls snap election after budget defeat

This will be Spain’s third election in four years.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says that military intervention in Venezuela is 'an option' Venezuela

Trump says that military intervention in Venezuela is 'an option'

The United States recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president on 23 January.

From TheJournal.ie SocDems McNally and Gannon go head-to-head for party's European elections nod Dublin

SocDems McNally and Gannon go head-to-head for party's European elections nod

The number of MEP seats in the Dublin constituency will increase from three to four at this year’s election.

From TheJournal.ie The first Tuesday of November will define the next chapter of American politics Opinion

The first Tuesday of November will define the next chapter of American politics

The US mid-terms will be the first nationwide referendum on Donald Trump, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil is choosing a new president ... Here's what you need to know Explainer

Brazil is choosing a new president ... Here's what you need to know

Voting today was to start at 8am (11am Irish time). Initial results are expected late this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Far-right tipped to win big as Swedes vote Elections

Far-right tipped to win big as Swedes vote

The party has roots in the neo-Nazi movement.

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