LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Suspected arson attack in Cork; Arrest in connection with Dublin toddler's death

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IRELAND: Gardaí are investigating a suspected arson attack at a family home in Cork.

IRELAND: A woman in her early 40s has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a toddler in Dublin on Monday.

IRELAND: Hurling fans attending Cork’s Munster final win over Clare on Sunday have complained about the level of security at Semple Stadium, with one man claiming his father was burned by a flare thrown at the stadium.

WORLD: Claims the US-led coalition and Iraqi forces violated international humanitarian law in the battle to recapture Mosul from Islamic State are "deeply irresponsible", a senior British commander has said.

ANALYSIS: The idea that Russia and the US work out the rules of engagement in cyberspace isn’t crazy, but the US president jumped the gun after Putin talks, writes Leonid Bershidsky.

SPORT: Clare have made contact with Cork to apologise after a bag containing goalkeeper Anthony Nash’s sliotars was thrown into the crowd before last Sunday’s Munster senior hurling final.

SPORT: Kieran Kingston last night dispelled rumours that certain demands of the Cork hurling squad were not being acceded to by the county board.

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VIRAL: Dublin fans chose a photo with Father Ted star Joe Rooney over one with Coldplay's Chris Martin.

SHOWBIZ: Davina McCall has shared a photograph of her “mummy tummy” and told fans why she loves her body’s wrinkles.

VIRAL: Conor McGregor outdid himself with this custom-made pinstripe suit for his first press conference with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather.



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