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Michael Jackson memorabilia seized from the vice president of Equatorial Guinea will be used to help pay for Covid-19 vaccines for the country, US authorities have said. Obiang Mangue was required to sell the memorabilia, as well as a $30 million California mansion and a Ferrari, as part of a 2014 s

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A public consultation on Ireland's equality legislation has been extended for a further month. The consultation was launched in July as part of the government's review of the Equal Status Acts 2000-2018 and the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015.

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Lady Hale has appeared on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs. Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, is a former judge who served as the first female president of the Supreme Court. In 2019 she announced the court’s judgement that the prorogation of Parliament was "unlawful, void and of no eff

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A couple who wanted to name their newborn son "Vladimir Putin" have been refused permission by Swedish authorities. The couple, who live in Laholm in south-western Sweden, submitted the name to authorities but were told it could "cause offence" or "distress" to their child.

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has announced the 28 organisations to be awarded a total of €350,000 in funding for projects under its human rights and equality grants scheme 2021. The projects encompass a range of issues including social exclusion and socioeconomic discriminatio

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