Evening briefing: Labour questions €900m extra tax intake. Catch up on all the headlines

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

IRELAND

The Government has been urged explain how it will use a near the number of rough sleepers in the capital soars this year to improve the lives of working families, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, Political Correspondent.

A Fine Gael minister says he believes there should not be refunds  for those who paid water charges.

A teenage girl has gone missing  from her home in Co Louth. Nikolettea Martonosi, who is 17 years old, went missing from her home in Saltown, Dundalk, Co. Louth on Monday, November 28.

A four-year-old boy who was killed by a drunk driver two years ago is the face of the Road Safety Authority’s Christmas campaign  this year.

WORLD 

Around 350 victims have come forward to report child sexual abuse within UK football clubs,  the National Police Chiefs’ Council has said.

The psychedelic drug in magic mushrooms can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression  in cancer patients, according to two small studies in the United States.

Italian police have arrested the fugitive boss of a powerful 'Ndrangheta clan  who ran illegal operations from the southern Calabria region north to Lombardy.

Martin Shkreli became known as the most hated man in America  after he raised the price of an antiparasitic drug to $750 (€700). Now a group of Australian schoolboys has recreated it for a fraction of the cost.

SPORT

Evening briefing: Labour questions €900m extra tax intake. Catch up on all the headlines

Limerick FC Chairman Pat O'Sullivan has denied holding talks  with ex-Chelsea star Michael Essien about taking a stake at the newly promoted Premier Division club, writes David Raleigh.

Jared Payne is likely to miss the start of next year's Six Nations  after being ruled out of action for three months.

Schoolchildren in Cork will get to handle Conor McGregor’s most prized possession tomorrow,  writes Ronan Bagnall.

Gareth Southgate began his four-year mandate as England manager by confirming Wayne Rooney would stay on as captain  and promising to redefine the culture around the team.

OPINION

Those concerned by a Donald Trump presidency should take comfort in the knowledge that the way a person governs is often starkly at odds with the way he campaigns, argues Scott Fitzsimmons.

BUSINESS

Ryanair has launched a package holiday service. The Dublin-based airline said holidaymakers have been overcharged "for years" and claimed Ryanair Holidays will "transform" the travel industry.

Ireland is to get more than €370m from the EU for research and innovation. Higher Education Institutes will receive €198m, companies €104m, and SMEs will get €74m.

LIFESTYLE

Evening briefing: Labour questions €900m extra tax intake. Catch up on all the headlines
 

Disney’s films can have a strong cultural impact, so it’s important that Moana continues the trend for smart, dynamic heroines, writes Declan Burke.

SHOWBIZ

Evening briefing: Labour questions €900m extra tax intake. Catch up on all the headlines

We know, we know - we were surprised too when we heard that the world doesn’t stop when the RTÉ Late Late Toy Show is on. But if adorable kids and Tubs making an eejit of himself is not your thing then here is what Graham Norton has to offer.

VIRAL

Are you banging out the Christmas 'choons'  in anticipation of Santa’s arrival?

Before you utter another word about the refugee crisis watch this video.

VIDEO - OUR CHOICE

A massive 200 people collaborated at Limerick Institute of Technology to pull off one of the biggest mannequin challenges we have ever seen.

TECHNOW

GAMING: The Pokemon are still out there, lurking in every corner of your world. Wherever will they pop up next?

MOVIES/TV: James Gunn seems to be a victim of his own success

TECH: Your google accounts may have already been compromised after a malware known as ‘Gooligan’  has infected over one million phones, roughly 9% of which are in europe.

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