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# Battleground

Last year
Connacht's need is as great as Munster's - both teams can't afford another defeat
Sloppy starts to this season’s URC has left these Irish provinces scrambling for points to stay in contention for Europe.
All time
Friend: ‘Leinster came hard at us – we know Munster will come even harder’
Connacht coach, Andy Friend, has identified the areas he needs to fix ahead of Friday’s clash with Munster.
The challenges facing US media outlets this year in projecting the next elected president
Media outlets play a significant role in analysing election data and projecting a winner.
Returning Henderson aims to oust De Gea from Man United No1 spot
After impressing on loan with Sheffield United, Dean Henderson now wants to become United and England’s first-choice keeper.
Social Democrats’ Gary Gannon takes final seat in Dublin Central battleground
The constituency takes in a broad stretch of Dublin’s northside, from the inner city out to Smithfield, and north towards Ashtown and Drumcondra.
Republicans and Democrats trying to win hearts and minds - but would a high turnout benefit Trump?
Turnout is usually low for US midterms but indications are that the Trump effect could make this the most hotly contested in decades.
Young upstart on course to dish out embarrassing defeat for Donald Trump
A by-election win for Democrat Jon Ossoff in Atlanta, Georgia, would be a major blow for Trump.
A career designed to damage their brains and lives: WWE stars file lawsuit
The 214-page complaint which outlines the basis of the case alleges a host of failings on WWE’s part.
Looking for weapons, buildings and mass graves at Vinegar Hill
The site is to be comprehensively surveyed later this year.