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RIGHT NOW, as we speak, there is a little 11-year-old Afghan boy called Shafiq all alone in the migrant camp in Calais, writes Suzanne Harrington.

TODAY'S NEWS

Hoax bomb in Cork may have been warning to guestThis story is enriched with multi-media content

A hoax device that led to the temporary evacuation of a wedding party from a well-known hotel outside Cork city is believed to have been planted in an effort to intimidate one of the guests.

TechNow

Games of August 2015

Summer may be the big time for blockbuster movies but its the latter part of the year which sees the major gaming releases, gearing up for the big rush of Christmas.

WORLD - BREAKING NEWS

Survivor pulled from rubble after Dutch crane collapse

Rescuers have pulled a survivor from under the wreckage of apartments and shops that were flattened after two cranes being used in the restoration of a bridge toppled on to a row of buildings.

WORLD - OUR CHOICE

Brain-training iPad game aims to help people with schizophrenia

Researchers at the University of Cambridge said slow progress is being made towards developing a drug treatment and the game, called Wizard, can help where drugs have so far failed.

TODAY'S BUSINESS

Emirates National Oil Company bid for Dragon Oil wins support

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) increased its offer yesterday to buy Dragon Oil to 800 pence (1,137.3c) a share, winning support from minority owners including billionaire Paul Singer’s Elliott Advisors UK that rejected ENOC’s offer in June.

Features

Bless the child: The impact of a parent dying from addictionÁilín Quinlan

Fashion & Beauty

Lesley Keane’s 20-year journey from window-dressing to MAC Senior make-up artistBy Corina Gaffey

Food & Drink

Darina Allen: A dream confection for a midsummer nightBy Darina Allen

Health & Life

Take note... you'll soon be able keep your medical history in one handy app

Home & Interiors

Intelligent appliances and how to buy the best for your home

Travel

A sojourn through time... travelling the historic road to Magna Carta

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Note to shelf: Books to bring on holidayEoghan O’Sullivan

Outdoors

Cutting-edge study to save eelsRichard Collins