MORNING BULLETIN: Calls for terms of reference of Charleton Tribunal to be widened; Housing minister to investigate death of homeless man

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IRELAND: There are calls today for the terms of reference of the Charleton Tribunal to be broadened following the controversy that led to the resignation of the Tánaiste.

IRELAND: Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is being challenged to investigate the death of a homeless man in the heart of his own constituency.

IRELAND: Crusading mum Vera Twomey hopes to bring her daughter, Ava, home from the Hague within days after the health minister granted a licence for medicinal cannabis, writes Eoin English.

WORLD: North Korea is being urged to 'change course' after launching a ballistic missile towards Japan. The UN Security Council will meet this evening to discuss how to deal with the threat from the rogue nation.

BUSINESS: Facebook Ireland has posted soaring revenues of €12.6bn but the company paid only €30.4m in tax.

SPORT: Conor McGregor has posted a bizarre Instagram video clip and captioned it with 'The Celebrity.'

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VIRAL: After meeting a homeless man in his home town of Liverpool, eight-year-old Alfie wrote a letter to Everton asking them to help him help those less fortunate than himself.

SHOWBIZ: Jennifer Lawrence says she acts “incredibly rude” in public to deal with unwanted attention from fans.

FEATURES: Fancy a night or two away but not sure where to head? Here are a few of Esther N McCarthy’s top choices for a festive break.



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