Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today
It has been reported that the Irish man, Trevor O'Neill, shot in Majorca was celebrating his birthday with his family. Dublin City Council have issued a statement in honour of their recently deceased colleague.
The father of a 17-year-old boy who died after he fell from a bridge claims his son was bullied because he way gay.
Pat Hickey faces very serious charges in a country that takes ticket touting extremely seriously.
The Central Statistics Office has reported that 1,127 work days were lost due to industrial disputes from April to June this year.
Donald Trump has predicted a new nickname for himself - Mr Brexit. The Republican US presidential candidate tweeted on Thursday: "They will soon be calling me MR. BREXIT!"
Calcium supplements dramatically raise the risk of dementia in women who have suffered a stroke, a study has found.
LATEST: Thomas Barr has finished fourth in the men's 400m hurdles final at the Olympic Games in Rio, smashing the Irish record in the process.
The Waterford runner was just five hundredths of a second behind Turkey's Yasmani Copello in third and joked: “Fourth is the worst place to come!”
LATEST: American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, according to a Brazilian police official.
ANALYSIS: The charges he faces are notoriously difficult to prove and it may well be the arrests, the leaked footage and police press conference were all for the benefit of the police being seen to be doing something, writes Paul Rouse.
BANTER: Biting the medal is an iconic photo from every Olympics. The gold medal winner, with the flag draped across their shoulders sinking their teeth into the gold medal. But why do they do it?
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will not be swayed by the criticism raining down on left-back Alberto Moreno and is in no rush to sign a replacement.
Former Leinster centre Collie O’Shea will partner Cian Bohane in Munster’s midfield tomorrow night as Rassie Erasmus begins his search for willing alternatives to the injured Francis Saili.
The computer networking firm Cisco has confirmed it is cutting up to 5,500 jobs.
US stocks have closed barely higher as big gains for utilities balanced out losses for retailers like Lowe's, Target and Staples.
Lisa Hannigan’s new album was inspired the beauty and menace of the sea around her mother’s home in West Cork, writes Ed Power.
I see parallels between my mother’s experience... and the latest French statements banning women in burkinis, writes Roja Fazaeli
Kids can say the funniest/cruellest things. And when they eventually learn to write, they can put it on paper! Redditor leability posted a pic of a note her cousin’s young son had left for her - and it’s not one for the fridge.
All mums have been there – your child is having a meltdown in the middle of the supermarket and you don’t know what to do. When that happened to Ashley Holmes she was “in complete exhaustion, embarrassment and utter disappointment” – until she was approached by a worker in the Aldi store she was shopping in.
GAMING: Niantic has started swinging the ban hammer at Pokémon Go players.
MOVIES/TV: Sometimes its right to be afraid of the dark - new horror film Lights Out will have you thinking just that.
TECH: Google recently launched Duo, a video calling app, and say that it will soon give users to ability to make audio-only calls.
Baz Ashmawy has revealed that he has recruited four pensioners to join him in the new season of 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy.
The charges he faces are notoriously difficult to prove and it may well be the arrests, the leaked footage and police press conference were all for the benefit of the police being seen to be doing something, writes Paul Rouse.
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