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IRELAND

A suspected murder-suicide note left by Alan Hawe “could contain nothing or could contain everything”,  garda sources have said.

The full scale of the Apple tax bill could hit €19bn when interest on the unpaid sum is taken into account.

The Nobel Prize-winning economist, Prof Joseph Stiglitz, has accused the Government of speaking  “balderdash”  in rejecting the European Commission’s ruling on the Apple tax deal.

Not many footballers get to sign off with a script of their own choosing but Robbie Keane called time on an 18-year international career last night by claiming a 68th goal  for the Republic of Ireland in the 4-0 rout of Oman at the Aviva Stadium.

Fewer than 2,500 people have been offered third-level places  this morning as colleges are almost at capacity.

WORLD 

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Donald Trump has insisted that Mexico will pay for the wall  he wants to build along the length of the border with the US.

Malaysia's first case of Zika virus has been diagnosed  in a woman who had travelled to Singapore.

SPORT

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Robbie Keane signed off from his Republic of Ireland career urging the players  he leaves behind never to take representing their country for granted.

We have a look back at the transfer window, including the transfer window,  including the strangest piece of business and the potential dark horses...

BUSINESS

A leading mortgage advocate has said the rules restricting lending are not punishing first-time buyers  and that the Central Bank should not change them significantly.

A group of former Clerys workers have launched a concerted bid aimed at preventing the €150m redevelopment  of the Dublin department store from getting the green light.

LIFESTYLE

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Up to 30% of the population may sleepwalk at least once in a lifetime and in the US,  it’s increasingly being used as a defence in criminal trials, writes Rita de Brun

ANALYSIS

We are now, it seems, the second-biggest tea drinkers in the world,  after the Turks, Victoria White.

VIRAL

Sudocrem is an absolute staple in Irish households, seemingly used for every ailment imaginable. But how much do you really know about this wonderful white elixir, which turns 85 this year?

Take our test and find out if you are taking care of your personal hygiene in the correct way.

VIDEO

Olympic rowing heroes Paul and Gary O’Donovan had to draw on all their strength and stamina yesterday as they were mobbed during a civic reception in Cork  — their third official function since their arrival back in Ireland on Sunday.

TECHNOW

GAMING: Echo is a new game from Ultra Ultra, a new indie developer based out of Denmark.

MOVIES/TV: The Marvel Cinematic Universe is expanding yet again later this year with the launch of Doctor Strange, and this one is all about magic.

TECH: The iPhone 7 is almost here and the latest leak points to potential pricing for the new handsets.

SHOWBIZ

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Singer Chris Brown has been arrested on Alicia Keys’ no makeup movement  was one that surprisingly caused the biggest backlash on social media.

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A suspected murder-suicide note left by Alan Hawe “could contain nothing or could contain everything”,  garda sources have said.


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