Here's your lunchtime bulletin.
IRELAND: The Labour Party is accused the HSE of committing a form of fraud on the Irish people over waiting lists.
IRELAND: A 40-year-old man has appeared in court charged in connection with an investigation into an alleged €5m investment fraud.
IRELAND: Prisoners are acting as untrained carers for elderly inmatesin the North as the pensioner population behind bars swells.
WORLD: France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy is to face trial in an inquiry into alleged campaign finance fraud during his 2012 presidential campaign, the Paris prosecutor's office said.
WORLD: The alleged killer of author Helen Bailey flooded her phone with late-night messages and told her "you promised me more", a court has heard.
BUSINESS: The Central Bank has berated the boards and senior managers at credit unions after a review revealed some lenders had failed to comply with regulatory controls.
SPORT: Police have charged a security consultant with public mischief after an investigation into allegations a listening device was planted in the New Zealand rugby union team's meeting room in a Sydney hotel before a Test match.
SHOWBIZ: Ruth Negga and Sing Street are up for Empire Awards.
VIRAL: The tightly-corseted Playboy Bunnies, complete with rabbit tails and ears, will soon be back in business in New York City.
FEATURE: Alarm bells should always ring if you are contacted out of the blue, writes Gráinne McGuinness.
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