LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Tributes paid to father-of-three killed in Dublin; Bus Éireann proposes dedicated motorway bus lanes

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IRELAND: The father-of-three killed in a street attack has been described as "one of the nicest and most genuine people anyone could meet".

IRELAND: Bus Éireann proposes a dedicated bus lane on motorway.

IRELAND: Social Justice Ireland has called for the special VAT rate for the hospitality sector to be scrapped.

WORLD: A man has been charged in connection with the death of a 15-year-old girl who is suspected of taking a legal high, police said.

WORLD: At least 100 tourists have been forced to evacuate from a coastal area in Montenegro that is being threatened by wildfires raging across the Balkans.

BUSINESS: Sports stars including Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho and Rangers football club have been hitting the headlines for their tax affairs.

SPORT: These great six-a-side goals prove class is permanent for former international footballers

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SHOWBIZ: Hozier surprises fansby joining Mumford and Sons on stage at Longitude.

VIRAL: This little flowergirls speech has inspired Brides everywhere.

FEATURES: The London School of Economics this week published a cheerful report under the title Does Money Affect Children’s Outcomes? An Update.



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