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  • Happy birthday, Cheryl! You'll never guess what her hubby did for her...

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  • Plane carrying 193 people makes emergency landing in Ireland - Irish Sun

    The beach was deserted on Sunday, there was hardly anyone to be seen as Sousse comes to grip with Friday's deadly attack. Meantime the number of Irish people killed in the massacre of 39 people at a beachside hotel in the Tunisian coastal city on Friday, has risen to three. "In addition to the fatality made known yesterday, I can confirm that there is grave concern for two other Irish citizens who had been at the scene of the attacks at Sousse, Tunisia," Foreign Affairs Minister Charklie Flanagan said Saturday. "The process of full and formal identification of victims is continuing in Tunis and will take a period of time before it is completed.

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  • Mama, Just Killed A Song...

    Mama, Just Killed A Song...

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  • Aldi's military call-up weakens defence

    Private companies, including discount giant Aldi, have been actively seeking senior defence force personnel at such a rate that top brass warn the military is at serious risk of “not being fit for purpose”. Nearly 100 officers have resigned in the past two years and that, allied to continuing budget and manpower cuts, has weakened the Defence Forces in key areas, RACO (Representative Association of Commissioned Officers) has warned. RACO said the military is critically short of specialist officers including pilots, aeronautical engineers, and bomb disposal experts.

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  • Liverpool weighing up shock bid for Manchester United outcast Javier Hernandez - Irish Daily Star

    LIVERPOOL are looking to offload a number of strikers this summer, as Kop boss Brendan Rodgers undergoes his major squad overhaul. With Mario Balotelli, Rickie Lambert and Fabio Borini all heading for the exit door, Rodgers will need to recruit some fresh attacking stars. While Liverpool have already snapped up Roberto Firmino, Rodgers is now looking at a deal for Hernandez, according to reports in Spain.

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  • Lewis Hamilton sends ex Nicole Scherzinger a sentimental birthday message

    Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has sent his ex-flame Nicole Scherzinger a gushing public message on her birthday. The couple ended their relationship in February after seven years, with reports that she put the brakes on the relationship with the racing driver because he would not commit to marriage. Now Lewis, who spent the weekend at Glastonbury Festival, has spoken about his “memories” of life with the former Pussycat Doll in a post on his Instagram page. As the singer marked her 37th birthday with a luxury holiday, Lewis, 30, posted a picture of the pair together and wrote: “Dear friend, through the years we shared a lot, I wouldn’t have changed a thing. q
  • Kendall Jenner is Officially the Queen of Instagram -

    According to Time Magazine, the below photo, which Kendall posted to the social networking site over a month ago, is the most ‘liked’ photo on the internet. Kendall has outshined KimYe by having the most liked Instagram photo! q
  • Rare optical illusion draw planets together Tuesday night

    A spectacular double act starring Jupiter and Venus will light up the sky tomorrow night. In fact hundreds of millions of miles of space separate the planets. After tomorrow they will start to go their separate ways again, with Venus below Jupiter. The two planets will be spectacularly close all week, with Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday being the best, and Tuesday night is the very closest.

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  • Greek crisis may be beginning of the end for the euro dream

    The sudden collapse of the talks between the Greek government and its creditors comes at the end of a lengthy period of recrimination. Whatever is the case, a turbulent week lies ahead, with European Central Bank support for the Greek banking system in doubt. As crisis threatens, can Europe’s leaders begin to show some leadership and start by telling some home truths to their voters? The financial crisis, and its after effects, has exposed the sharp rifts between the various countries that make up the European Union.

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  • Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon's BGT outfits complaints dismissed

    The pair’s Britain’s Got Talent outfits are in the clear with TV watchdog Ofcom. q
  • How Magic Mike changed Jada Pinkett Smith's relationship with husband Will Smith

    Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed how hanging out with a predominantly male cast on Magic Mike XXL taught her how to be playful with husband Will Smith. Jada revealed that she used to adopt the role of the sensible one in the relationship and sit back and watch Will mess around. But having starred with Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello and the rest of the Magic Mike XXL cast as the stripper troupe’s new manager, she has changed her attitude. Jada explained: “It really taught me how to be more playful with my husband. q
  • Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal stars feature in a genuinely good FREE AGENT dream XI - Irish Daily Star

    A NUMBER of well-known players are available on free transfers this summer after being released by their clubs. Here, Starsport look at a possible team of out-of-contract players. STEVE HARPER (age 40) Veteran former Newcastle goalkeeper has been linked with Sunderland after leaving relegated Hull. GLEN JOHNSON (30) Vastly-experienced right-back released by Liverpool just a year after ...

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  • Coronation Street star Kirkbride knew she was dying, says Callard

    Coronation Street star Beverley Callard believes Anne Kirkbride "knew" she was dying. The 58-year-old actress has revealed how she felt when she went to visit her best friend and 'Coronation Street' co-star - who died, aged 60, from cancer - on her death bed in January. Callard - who plays Liz McDonald on the ITV soap - said: "We took turns sitting with her, stroking her head and her hand. Beverley went on to talk about how she and Anne - who played Deirde Barlow on 'Corrie' - had a lot of fun on set, and sometimes joked their characters would end up in a relationship.

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  • Gary Neville has won Twitter after this ruthless response to a Liverpool fan

    That’s what one Liverpool fan found out after trying to join in with Carragher and Neville’s Twitter bants. Carragher had foolishly bet Neville that Paulinho would score 15 goals in a season for Tottenham, and obviously he didn’t. The punishment for the Liverpool man was to wear a United shirt. q
  • Flight diverted to Shannon airport after cargo hold fire

    A transatlantic flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, due to a fire in the cargo hold. The Aeromexico Boeing Dreamliner was flying from Mexico City to Paris, but declared an emergency at about 2.30pm, and diverted to Shannon. There were 193 passengers and crew on board, a spokesman for the airport said. Shannon Airport’s full emergency response plan was activated with fire crews and ambulances on the runway as the plane landed. q
  • 6 incredible performers who proved there's more to Glastonbury than the Pyramid Stage

    Every year Glastonbury hosts an array of impressive acts for us to feast our eyes on, some mildly more famous than others. While the Pyramid Stage may be the place to be, what with Kanye West, Lionel Richie and Pharrell Williams, there’s a helluva lot more musicians who can put on just as good a show if not better than Mr West’s. Yes, there is more to Glastonbury than the Pyramid Stage… and here are 6 incredible performers from the final day of the festival that proved just that. The 22-year-old graced the John Peel Stage to perform some of her well-loved hits such as Boom Clap, I Love It and Fancy. q
  • Complaints over hidden cameras at Limerick school

    A NUMBER of concerned parents have issued complaints to the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC), after it was revealed that hidden cameras were placed inside Ahane National School without their knowledge. A large number of parents also called for questions to be answered by the board of management at the school, after a meeting of parents took place last week. Earlier this month, the Limerick Leader reported that parents and staff received letters stating that covert CCTV cameras were placed in three locations within the school, and operated between October 2014 and February 2015. According to the letter, the cameras were installed after school principal Liz Kiely realised files relating to staff and students “were taken” from the principal’s office, the secretary’s office and the strong room on or around September 8.

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  • Workers at Bulmers brewery threatening to strike

    Some 24 workers at the Bulmers brewery in Clonmel are threatening strike action in a row over redundancy terms. Unite members have voted in favour of industrial action after the company allegedly breached a 2009 collective agreement with the unions when making a worker redundant. According to the trade union, the company has informed the 24 Unite workers at the brewery that they are not covered by the deal. Explaining the background to the dispute, Unite regional officer Tony Kelly said: "Despite an unambiguous agreement concluded in 2009 between Bulmers and the unions, the company has now made one of our members redundant on terms which will amount to around half of what was agreed. q
  • Advocates say Missouri 1st to detail treatments that insurers must cover for eating disorders - Big News Network

    Big News Network - JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri is set to be the first state in the nation ...

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  • SpaceX rocket explodes after liftoff

    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and the first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart yesterday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, still reeling from previous failed shipments. More than 5,200 pounds of space station cargo were on board, including the first docking port designed for future commercial crew capsules. “The vehicle has broken up,” announced NASA commentator George Diller.

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