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IRELAND

First-time buyers are to get up to €10,000 in a tax rebate  as part of Government plans to reheat the property market.

Car insurance bosses are under investigation for breach of competition law  by talking up the price of insurance premiums.

The saga of fugitive Michael Lynn appeared to be finally over last night,  as Brazil’s Supreme Court confirmed that his extradition could proceed as planned.

The search for the remains of 43-year-old Charles Brooke Pickard,  missing since his abduction by a number of masked, armed men in South Kerry a quarter of a century ago, is part of an investigation that was “very much live”, a press conference was told yesterday.

A number of Fine Gael TDs would consider withdrawing their support  from the Government if Enda Kenny does not step down by the end of the year.

WORLD

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Hillary Clinton will be back on the campaign trail on Thursday,  after spending several days at home recovering from pneumonia.

New York's attorney general has launched an investigation into a charity run by US presidential candidate Donald Trump.  The attorney general - who is a known supporter of Hillary Clinton - has previously sued the real estate mogul and his now defunct Trump University for fraud.

SPORT

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Lionel Messi helped give Celtic another harsh Champions League lesson  with a hat-trick as Barcelona thrashed the Hoops 7-0 in their Group C opener at the Nou Camp.

Arsene Wenger surprised Group A favourites Paris St Germain before kick off by selecting a second-rate starting line-up.  And then the Arsenal manager stunned his fellow Frenchmen by pulling off a shock draw against all the odds, in Paris.

BUSINESS

The number of cases of mortgage arrears has fallen  but the home loans debt crisis is still far from being settled, experts have said.

The return by Ray D’Arcy to RTÉ is paying rich dividends  for the popular broadcaster, with his media firm recording profits of €214,936.

LIFESTYLE

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To mark 100 years since Tom Crean embarked on one of the great feats of navigation, his descendants have decided  to travel on the same epic journey, they tell Dan MacCarthy

ANALYSIS

Pat Flynn hears how the death of Caitríona Lucas has shocked her Coast Guard colleagues  and friends.

VIRAL

Here's a great quiz to put your general knowledge to the test.  Don't forget to share your score on social media and get your friends to try and beat it!

A video of a wonderful moment between a pregnant woman and orangutan  is going viral.

VIDEO

Take a bow Gary Sayers. Under pressure and in difficult conditions, [url=http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/sport/watch-kerry-footballer-rescues-team-with-outrageous-last-second-equaliser-754446.html?utm_source=news&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=newsbriefing]from 30 yards out and on his wrong side.

TECHNOW

GAMING: The rather marvellous Dishonored skipped through our lives back in 2012,  bringing inventive kills and sneaky stealth to play in a strange and unusual world. Now there's more.

MOVIES/TV: Fifty Shades of Grey made a shedload of cash, which isn't surprising when you consider the massive success of the book series by E.L. James, so the sequel is on the way.  

TECH: The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 woes continue, with the company losing over 20 billion dollars  in value over the last few days.

SHOWBIZ

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Fans were thrilled when Leonard and Penny tied the knot in The Big Bang Theory last season, but of course there was some upset over their choice to have a shotgun wedding instead of a big, fancy affair.  But now it has been revealed that the series 10 opener for the hit US sitcom – which airs very, very soon – will see the long-term couple get married in a proper ceremony in front of family and friends.

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