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I'm so proud of hard Brexiteers for reacting in such a calm manner to the Tory Brexit rebellion 14 Dec 2017, 12:27pm I'm so proud of hard Brexiteers for reacting in such a calm manner to the Tory Brexit rebellion
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They're more furious than football fans who ring phone-in shows when their team's lost
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Under Irish law, a woman who seeks an abortion after rape can face a longer prison sentence than her rapist – but this could be about to change 14 Dec 2017, 10:53am Under Irish law, a woman who seeks an abortion after rape can face a longer prison sentence than her rapist – but this could be about to change
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The reality is that 10 per cent of all Irish women will experience penetrative sexual violence in their lifetime and a proportion of them will become pregnant as a result
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Last night's vote showed that hard Brexit can be defeated if MPs come together 14 Dec 2017, 10:49am Last night's vote showed that hard Brexit can be defeated if MPs come together
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For all the efforts made to bring the DUP into Government and for all the strong-arming over the past week by Conservative Party whips, Theresa May's Government can be beaten, if Labour, Lib Dems and Tory rebels combine
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The Daily Mail's pro-Brexit front page won't do the damage they hope it will 14 Dec 2017, 10:17am The Daily Mail's pro-Brexit front page won't do the damage they hope it will
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There is something profoundly disturbing about free speech which appears not to grant that same freedom to contrary viewpoints
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14 Dec 2017, 9:53am A return to common sense politics may be on the horizon
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Please send your letters to letters@independent.co.uk
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Some mental health services are telling patients: 'If you really wanted to kill yourself, you would have done it' 14 Dec 2017, 7:31am Some mental health services are telling patients: 'If you really wanted to kill yourself, you would have done it'
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When people do get to access crisis care, many feel that the emphasis is on getting rid of them as quickly as possible. Psychiatric inpatients have even been told to phone the Samaritans if they wish to talk
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Some employers are so prejudiced they won't even lie to pollsters about not wanting to hire disabled people 14 Dec 2017, 6:34am Some employers are so prejudiced they won't even lie to pollsters about not wanting to hire disabled people
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The honest respondents are the people who think it is self-evident that you don't hire 'cripples' because they're crap, and how could anyone see that attitude as problematic?
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The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is no longer a force on the world stage 14 Dec 2017, 5:54am The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is no longer a force on the world stage
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They represent failed states with neither morality nor courage to show for their presence at the Istanbul summit
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Double Take: I'm queer and trans, stop debating my existence 14 Dec 2017, 5:20am Double Take: I'm queer and trans, stop debating my existence
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Yas Necati joins Kirsty Major to read and discuss their piece: Should queer people be allowed to exist or should we all just be forced to 'convert'?
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Doug Jones' victory in Alabama should make Donald Trump nervous 13 Dec 2017, 8:23pm Doug Jones' victory in Alabama should make Donald Trump nervous
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Winner showed enough discipline to avoid a gaffe that might have saved his self-defeating opponent, but his triumph is not about him
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