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Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.

IRELAND

An American man accused of endangering an aircraft has said his treatment was unwarranted.  The United Airlines transatlantic service diverted to Belfast after flight attendants became worried by the behaviour of the accused. He had requested snacks before the plane had taken off and alarmed fellow passengers with his erratic actions, crew claimed.

ISPCA inspectors have rescued three small dogs from squalid conditions in the back garden of a house  the Youghal area of Cork, writes Padraig Hoare.

British military logs from the day an 11-year-old boy was hit by a rubber bullet  in Belfast in 1972 have been cut up, a coroner's court has been told.

Irish homes have the third largest household debts in Europe,  a report shows.

An injunction has been granted by the High Court preventing anyone from interfering with the  auction of 1,000 cattle  belonging to Cork dairy farmers who were winners of RTÉ’s Ireland’s Fittest Family programme.

From little fighters to lethal strikers — Ireland’s miracle twins, Hassan and Hussein,  have been showing off their soccer skills.

A Co Galway mother and daughter yesterday settled separate €75,000 cases of alleged defamation  against Dunnes Stores on terms not publicly divulged in court.

WORLD

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Two men have been charged with offences related to the Brussels bombings,  while three others have been detained in Brussels in connection to the Paris attacks, Belgian authorities said.

A contractor says he negotiated with an Australian TV network to snatch two Lebanese-Australian children from their father's family in Beirut,  but the network chose a cheaper option.

SPORT

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Portuguese MMA fighter Joao Carvalho has died  following his defeat to Irish fighter Charlie Ward in the National Stadium.

The owner of Eventmed, the company who oversaw medical treatment at the fight night at the National Stadium on Saturday,  has said the correct post-fight medical protocol was observed.

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has  lost his battle to be fit  for his side’s decisive Champions League quarter-final clash against Paris Saint-Germain.

BUSINESS

The UK must remain in the EU to reduce the number of strikes by air traffic controllers  on the continent, Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has said.

A dispute between the solicitors firm Eversheds and Dunnes Stores  over fees for professional services has been admitted to the Commercial Court.

LIFESTYLE

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Claire O’Sullivan and Karen Funnell discuss the ways they succeeded when trying to get their kids to eat healthy food  at the dinner table.

VIEWPOINTS

Whatever Enda Kenny and Michéal Martin feel about each other personally must be put aside to deal  with the country, writes Fergus Finlay.

VIDEO

When Trevor Blake from Mayo and Sandra Lynskey from Galway got married, they weren’t just pledging their love for one another, they were also doing their part to improve relations between their two home counties.  And their reception at the Lady Gregory Hotel in Gort featured what just might be the best wedding entertainment we’ve ever seen - a symbolic Galway Vs Mayo dance-off between young GAA players acting out the longstanding rivalry of the counties though Irish dancing.

VIRAL

When Millicent Phillips went for surgery to remove her wisdom teeth, her two older brothers  knew exactly what to do after she woke up.

This advert hopes to challenge ideas in Chinese society about a woman’s worth, by empowering women ‘to shape their destiny’.  The Chinese government defines any unmarried woman in the country over 27 as “leftover”, with marriage and motherhood seen as a priority and these women failing at both. But more and more women are embracing single lifestyles, and choosing for themselves the path they want their lives to take.

TECHNOW

GAMING: While there’s a new Doom due this year, sometimes it’s difficult to beat the classics.  And now one such classic, Doom, can be played with a virtual reality headset; the past and present collide!

MOVIES: Game of Thrones is back for its sixth season on the 24th of April 2016,  and things are about to get even more epic, if that's possible.

TECH: The HTC 10 has been revealed, and we’ve been hands on with the new flagship.  It’s a 5.2 inch smartphone that’s set to be the new top of the range model for HTC.

SHOWBIZ

Celebrity friends have paid tribute to David Gest after he died on Tuesday  The former Celebrity Big Brother star and music producer was found dead in a hotel room in London’s Four Seasons hotel in Canary Wharf.

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

An injunction has been granted by the High Court preventing anyone from interfering with the  auction of 1,000 cattle  belonging to Cork dairy farmers who were winners of RTÉ’s Ireland’s Fittest Family programme.


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