WORLD - BREAKING NEWS

Mandy Rice-Davies dies

Mandy Rice-Davies, a key figure in the 1963 Profumo affair, has died after a short battle with cancer, a spokesman for publicist Hackford Jones said today.

BREAKING SPORTS

Khan to donate £25k boxing shorts to victims in Peshawar

British boxer Amir Khan is to donate a pair of 24-carat gold threaded shorts, valued at £25-30k, to the school in Pakistan where 141 people were killed in a terrorist attack on Tuesday.

BUSINESS - BREAKING NEWS

EU fund 'will kick-start economies': EU president

European Union leaders will create a strategic investment fund that could generate up to €315bn in private and public-sector money to upgrade infrastructure, jump-start sluggish economies and ignite job growth.

ENTERTAINMENT - BREAKING NEWS

Michael Fassbender snaps up Cork City property

The top German-born actor paid over €1.4m for the office building through Allsops property auctioneers.