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# relatives - Monday 20 August, 2018

'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart

The three-day reunion is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

# relatives - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Poll: Do you agree that children shouldn't be instructed to hug extended family members? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

# relatives - Friday 14 July, 2017

Hawaii judge extends list of family relationships allowed for entry under Muslim travel ban

“Common sense, for instance, dictates that close family members be defined to include grandparents,” he wrote.

# relatives - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI

The study looked at 9,000 children under the age of 5 in Ireland.

# relatives - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Poll: Should relatives get more inheritance tax relief? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should relatives get more inheritance tax relief?

Finance Minister Michael Noonan is said to be planning a break for children, but not other relatives.

# relatives - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Missing on purpose: what happens when a person doesn't want to be found?

Hundreds of people in Ireland have decided to break contact with their families and start a new life.

# relatives - Sunday 15 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 9 types of Irish cousin Relatives

The 9 types of Irish cousin

Cousins are friends from the beginning.

# relatives - Friday 26 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Are You Going To Survive Christmas With Your Family? Christmas Jeer

Are You Going To Survive Christmas With Your Family?

All is calm. All is sh*te.

# relatives - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Relatives boycott launch of 1916 commemorations, calling it a 'political stunt'

A group that represents 850 relatives is boycotting tonight’s event, despite Minister Humphrey’s assurances that Ireland 2016 will be “inclusive”.

Humphreys' charm offensive with 1916 relatives ahead of 'big announcement'

Relatives had been wavering on whether they’d attend a large-scale press event at the GPO this evening.

# relatives - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Strike action in Turkey over mining disaster as protesters rage against authorities

Turkey’s four worker unions have called for a nationwide, one-day strike today.

# relatives - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Over 200 dead in Turkey mine blast with hundreds more trapped underground

787 people were inside the coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers south of Istanbul, at the time of the accident.

# relatives - Friday 10 January, 2014

Russia ordered to pay €2m to families of 36 'disappeared' Chechens

The men were abducted at night by Russian federal servicemen. None of their families have had any news of them since.

# relatives - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Italy prepares mass funeral for 38 killed in coach crash

A national day of mourning has been declared in the country.

# relatives - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Nearly half of Irish adults worry about elderly relatives during winter - survey

AA Ireland also found that while people are unlikely to offer financial assistance to prevent causing offence, their own financial problems can also stop them.

# relatives - Monday 24 December, 2012

Column: How to make it through Christmas in the family home

Days spent cooped up with relatives can be delightful – or much the opposite, writes Lisa O’Hara. Here’s how to handle them.

# relatives - Sunday 11 March, 2012

One year on: Thousands still on Japanese tsunami missing lists

Thousands of people remain missing following the Japanese tsunami and earthquake in March 2011. A look at the missing lists gives a glimpse into the lives the catastrophic event affected.

# relatives - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Poll: Are you looking forward to Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you looking forward to Christmas?

For some it’s the highlight of the year; for others, an annual nightmare. Where do you stand?

# relatives - Friday 8 July, 2011

Relatives of Omagh victims may have been hacked by NOTW

Prime Minister David Cameron is to call a press conference on the hacking scandal today.