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Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.

BASTILLE DAY ATTACK

A Dublin barman was just 10ft from the carnage in Nice as he watched a lorry driver drive through men, women and children.

There are unconfirmed reports that an Irish citizen was injured and in a critical condition in the attack. 

The French Ambassador to Ireland has thanked the Irish people for their support in the aftermath of the attack.

Eyewitnesses in Nice have said that they assumed the driver of the lorry which drove into a crowd, killing 84 people who were celebrating Bastille Day last night, had lost control as panic broke out.

Eyewitness video of French police shooting at the driver of a lorry which drove into a crowd in Nice, killing 84 people, has emerged.

IRELAND

One in every 65 students has a diagnosis of autism according to the recently released National Council for Special Education (NCSE) report.

The head of the HSE has told TDs his agency was powerless to control or regulate fundraising at the suicide charity Console.

A Tidy Towns initiative in a Cork suburb has sparked an acrimonious turf war between two neighbouring areas over the location of the local boundary.

More than a third of all primary and post-primary teachers in the country earn an annual salary in excess of €60,000.

SPORT

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"Yes I can." That is the chorus of the song playing during Channel 4’s phenomenal ad for this summer’s Paralympic Games.

Last night in Thurles, William Maher’s relatively unheralded Tipperary U21 team dethroned the All-Ireland champions, and, in the process, secured passage to a first Munster final at this grade since 2013.

BUSINESS

The Bank of England wrong-footed investors by keeping interest rates on hold, but held out the prospect of a stimulus package soon to help the economy cope with Britain’s decision to leave the EU.

The world’s largest oil traders are scraping the bottom of the barrel in search of their next big opportunity.

ANALYSIS

Enda Kenny’s detractors are standing down for the moment but as sure as day follows night, as one TD said, they will be back seeking regime change in Fine Gael when the next chance presents itself, writes Juno McEnroe

LIFESTYLE

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Targeting of the all- female cast of a new movie is a symptom of a wider misogyny, writes Áilín Quinlan

VIDEO

Oliver has never been able to visit Australia so, for his 70th birthday, his family decided to change that.

VIRAL

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Shoppers in Thailand got more than they bargained for last week after a giant monitor lizard wandered into a Tesco Loftus store.

It seemed inevitable the rise and rise of Pokémon Go would have some downsides and unfortunately that appears to be the case

TECHNOW

GAMING: If you were thinking you might have some free time this weekend, there's a perfectly timed PlayStation Store sale to keep you busy.

MOVIES/TV: Star Wars Celebration is a pretty big deal now that the movies are back in action, and there's a full day of events taking place in the US right now.

TECH: A video has been posted to YouTube that claims to show off the iPhone 7 in the flesh.

SHOWBIZ

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ITV has released sneak preview photos which show her last dramatic moments of a major character on the cobbles.

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Eyewitness video of French police shooting at the driver of a lorry which drove into a crowd in Nice, killing 84 people, has emerged.


Lifestyle

A whiff of new normality is in the air, writes Des O'SullivanAntiques: How to put a post-lockdown world in the frame

Another week, another fiendishly fun test of your arts and showbiz knowledge from Irish Examiner Arts Editor Des O'DriscollScene & Heard: Fun culture quiz

The story of how the Cork-based executive head chef faced her “demons” and turned around her life just before her 30th birthday.This is me: Trisha Lewis transforms her body and mindset

A star-studded finale from the Late Late Show and a classic Brazil v France encounter feature among today's top tips.Friday's TV Highlights: A star-studded finale from the Late Late Show and a classic Brazil v France encounter

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