LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Health minister outlines cancer strategy; '87 recoveries' made from Grenfell tower

Here's your lunchtime news bulletin.


IRELAND: The new cancer strategy has been unveiled, in a bid to reduce cancer rates in the next 10 years.

IRELAND: Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney says he has total respect for all military personnel. His comments come after it emerged he challenged an Air Corps pilot who refused to fly him to Cork for a meeting in 2015, because of fog, when he was Defence Minister.

IRELAND: The row over waste could be same as the one over water, according to anti-bin charge campaigners.

IRELAND: Firefighters are still at the scene of a major blaze at one of Cork's most historic buildings. The alarm was raised at St Kevin's Asylum on the Lee Road at 8.15pm last night.

WORLD: Manchester Airport has been evacuated after a suspicous package was found. The airport's terminal three has been shut down and is being searched.

WORLD: Police investigating the Grenfell Tower disaster say they have made "87 recoveries" but stressed "the catastrophic damage" inside means "that is not 87 people".

BUSINESS: The Living Wage has been increased by 20c to €11.70 an hour. That is up from €11.50 last year and is almost €2.50 more than the minimum wage.

SPORT: Donegal ran out victors in the Ladies Football Ulster Senior Final beating Monaghan by 4-11 to 0-15, but it was their captain that stole the show.


SHOWBIZ:  Brian McFadden has hit back on Twitter at fans who dubbed a recent Boyzlife gig as "unprofessional" and "disgraceful".

VIRAL: The kids of Coláiste Lurgan are getting their own reality TV show and we will definitely be tuning in.

FEATURE: Isabelle Huppert and Brigitte Macron have led the way in proving that, just because you’ve hit your 60s, it doesn’t mean you have to forget about fashion.

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