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Britons flood Ireland with EU passport queries after Brexit vote

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DUBLIN Britons trying to hang onto EU citizenship have inundated Ireland's embassy in London and post offices in British-run Northern Ireland with passport enquiries and requests for application forms, the Irish foreign office said on Monday.

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Britons flood Ireland with EU passport queries after Brexit vote 27 Jun 2016

DUBLIN Britons trying to hang onto EU citizenship have inundated Ireland's embassy in London and post offices in British-run Northern Ireland with passport enquiries and requests for application forms, the Irish foreign office said on Monday.

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Scots say they hear 'sympathy' as EU says open to talks 27 Jun 2016

LUXEMBOURG Scotland was assured of an "open door" to talks in Brussels and said it had found understanding on Monday from some European governments of its push to stay in the EU after Britain voted to leave the bloc.

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France must start stronger to finish better 27 Jun 2016

PARIS France started a match poorly once again at Euro 2016 and once again they got away with it, beating Ireland 2-1 to reach the quarter-finals on Sunday.

Soccer-France must start stronger to finish better 27 Jun 2016

PARIS, June 27 France started a match poorly once again at Euro 2016 and once again they got away with it, beating Ireland 2-1 to reach the quarter-finals on Sunday.

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Full EU market access for UK would require free labour movement - Irish Finance Minister 27 Jun 2016

DUBLIN The United Kingdom is unlikely to secure full access to the European Union's single market unless it allows unrestricted access to its labour market for EU citizens, Ireland's Finance Minister said on Monday.

Full EU market access for UK would require free labor movement: Irish finance minister 27 Jun 2016

DUBLIN The United Kingdom is unlikely to secure full access to the European Union's single market unless it allows unrestricted access to its labor market for EU citizens, Ireland's Finance Minister said on Monday.

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Griezmann double sends hosts France into last eight 26 Jun 2016

LYON, France Hosts France came from behind to beat 10-man Ireland 2-1 and reach the Euro 2016 quarter-finals after a tactical switch freed forward Antoine Griezmann to score two second-half goals at Parc OL on Sunday.

UPDATE 3-Soccer-Griezmann double sends hosts France into last eight 26 Jun 2016

* Hosts will next take on Iceland or England (Adds quotes, detail)

Soccer-I had to shake the trees at halftime, says Deschamps 26 Jun 2016

LYON, France, June 26 Didier Deschamps can come across as quiet and unassuming, but after his team's dismal first-half display against Ireland, the France coach had to shake up his players to turn the tricky tie into a 2-1 victory.

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Turkey mends fences with Israel, Russia in foreign policy reset

ISTANBUL/MOSCOW/JERUSALEM Turkey announced the restoration of diplomatic ties with Israel on Monday after a six-year rupture and expressed regret to Russia over the downing of a warplane, seeking to mend strained alliances and ease a sense of isolation on the world stage.