October 27, 2018


Count begins to elect Irish president

Ireland (HRNW): An exit poll has suggested the Republic of Ireland has voted to re-elect Michael D Higgins as president and scrap the country’s laws on blasphemy. The poll showed 71% of voters surveyed indicated they…




Hate crime victim interred in Washington DC

United States (HRNW): Matthew Shepard has been laid to rest at the Washington National Cathedral, 20 years after he was brutally beaten and killed because of his sexuality. The first openly gay Episcopal bishop, Gene Robinson,…