MORNING BULLETIN: Government makes fifth U-turn on McCabe; ‘Dire’ UK budget puts aside €3bn Brexit extra

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IRELAND: The Government has, for the fifth time, changed its story on the Maurice McCabe email saga, the Irish Examiner can reveal, leaving its position on the scandal in chaos.

IRELAND: Health Minister Simon Harris has branded as “brazen, immoral, and unfair” the consultants who treat private patients during their publicly contracted hours.

IRELAND: A woman who lost her mother, partner, sister and two boys in the Buncrana, Co Donegal drowning tragedy has told how she knew something was wrong the moment the phone rang.

WORLD: USA Gymnastics has said it is "very sorry" that young athletes were abused by its former national team doctor Larry Nassar on the day he pleaded guilty to seven counts of sexual assault.

BUSINESS: Sterling seesawed and UK housebuilding shares slid yesterday after a UK budget statement that was seen by investors as bleak but not dramatically changing the outlook for the UK’s Brexit-bound economy.

SPORT: Encouraging women to support their sporting sisters is crucial to creating a more level playing field for women’s sports in Ireland

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FEATURES: A new book chronicles the first 40 years of the charity that ensures no-one dies alone and poor anymore, says Helen O’Callaghan

ARTS: From the streets of Moscow to their prison cell in Perm, Maria Alyokhina and the members of Pussy Riot have made activism a central part of their lives. They perform in Ireland tonight, writes Ed Power

SHOWBIZ: David Lynch has said he has not ruled out reviving Twin Peaks once again.



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