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Dolores O'Riordan: Hundreds queue in rain to pay respects

Hundreds of people have gathered to pay their respects to the late Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan in her home city of Limerick. Large crowds gathered for the event ahead of her funeral on Tuesday. Hundreds queued outside St Joseph’s Church, where the singer’s open coffin is lying in public repose until 16:00 GMT on Sunday. This is the public’s first opportunity to see her body. O’Riordan died suddenly in London last week, aged 46. Many of those waiting carried yellow flowers such as daffodils, which they said represented sunshine. Inside,…

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Woman, 61, shot dead in Venezuela voting queue

Media playback is unsupported on your device A nurse aged 61 has been shot dead while waiting to vote in an unofficial, opposition-organised referendum in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas. Men on motorbikes fired at a queue, killing her and wounding three others. The opposition blamed a “paramilitary” gang. Video from the scene showed people rushing away from the gunshots. Many fled to a church. Venezuela is in crisis, and more than 100 people have died in political clashes since April. Opposition spokesman Carlos Ocariz said of the shooting: “We lament this…

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The favourites, the tickets, the queue – your Wimbledon guide

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Coverage: Follow on BBC TV, BBC Radio and online with further coverage across Red Button, Connected TVs and BBC Sport website. “There’s a certain beauty and majesty to Wimbledon – the elegance, the way the grass looks on TV.” Seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe sums up the Championships at the All England Club rather well. Pristine surfaces, the all-white dress code, strawberries and, most importantly, the world’s best tennis players…

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