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

IRELAND

A man in his 20s has died following a shooting in Dublin’s inner city.  It is being reported that it happened outside Noctor's pub on Sheriff St at around 12.30pm.

A man in his 20s has died following a shooting in Dublin’s inner city.  It is being reported that it happened outside Noctor's pub on Sheriff St at around 12.30pm.

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny has lost a third vote this afternoon to be re-elected in the Dáil.  TDs met for just the fourth time since the general election seven weeks ago and the country remains without an elected Government in place.

A travel warning has been issued to Australian tourists thinking of coming to Ireland. It claims tensions  are high between unionists and republicans because of the Centenary of the Easter Rising. Former Diplomat and author, Eamon Delaney, thinks the advice is bizarre, and damaging.

A Polish family were forced to flee their home in Cork city  after a gang started a fire in front of the house and attacked them when they tried to take belongings from it.

The number of planning permissions granted in the  last three months of 2015  has almost doubled.

The man at the centre of the Anna Ilnicka case has been interviewed by gardaí.   Ms Ilnicka’s ordeal, in which she claims to have been brutally attacked and sexually assaulted in a west of Ireland town, was highlighted by the Irish Examiner last year.

A taxi-driver allegedly bit off part of a man’s thumb after a group of passengers started laughing  about his name, a trial has heard.

WORLD

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A man has described how he dragged a badly injured woman police officer into his home by her body armour  after witnessing a frenzied attack on her by a man wielding a axe.

A chimpanzee fled from a zoo in northern Japan and tried desperately to avoid being captured by climbing an electricity mast.  Male chimp Chacha was on the loose for nearly two hours after he disappeared from the Yagiyama Zoological Park in Sendai.

SPORT

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Ronan O’Gara intends to link up with Paul O’Connell in  a coaching team  but it will be some time yet before he is ready to come home to Ireland.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he cannot afford to make any mistakes in his team selection, but whoever he picks against Borussia Dortmund he expects to be “brave”.

BUSINESS

Ryanair has launched three new winter services from  Cork Airport.  They will operate to Spanish destinations - Gran Canaria, Malaga and Tenerife.

Irish insurer 123.ie is refunding thousands of customers after mistakenly overcharging them  for motor insurance over two years.

LIFESTYLE

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Áilín Quinlan chats to one of the school teams designing and launching their own satellites  for a Europe-wide high-tech space competition

VIEWPOINTS

Leaders’ tactics are throwback to those of Dev and Michael Collins,  writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

VIDEO

Glowing tributes were paid to Michael John Shinnick  at his funeral in Glanworth, Co Cork yesterday.

VIRAL

A Dublin man has made an incredibly powerful video detailing his struggle with depression.  Doug Leddin posted the video last night and has since been watched over 380,000 times.

Sometimes you have to think outside the box to make sure you get through to people. Like this Wexford farmer’s warning sign  about a particularly rambunctious bull.

TECHNOW

GAMING: Final Fantasy fans - good news! The ninth numbered entry in the series has just been released on PC  via Steam.

MOVIES: The Star Wars series has returned in full force (get it!?), with a blockbuster sequel in The Force Awakens and a plan for spin off movies  every second year, potentially forever if Disney has its way.

TECH: Facebook is holding its F8 event at the moment in the US, which means a whole load of new features  are being announced.

SHOWBIZ

Jennifer Zamparelli has revealed she would love to see a Bridget and Eamon movie.  The RTE star was thrilled with the success of Republic of Telly spin-off Bridget and Eamon and reckons the show could translate well onto the big screen.

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