MORNING BULLETIN: Hard border avoided if NI stay in single market; Labour Court to issue Irish Rail recommendation

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IRELAND:  The EU Commission says a hard border can only be avoided if Northern Ireland stays in the single market after Brexit.

IRELAND: Crucial day for rail strikes, as Labour Court set to issue recommendation.

IRELAND: A 90-year-old West Cork man who endured a  1,000km journey for an eye operation is doing well.

IRELAND: Wife Kathleen reveals Gay Byrne’s tough battle with cancer.

BUSINESS: Sales growth at Adidas slowed faster than analysts had expected, sending the shares to their steepest decline in 12 weeks.

WORLD: Police caught on mother's voicemail saying they hoped her child got raped.

SPORT: Jonny Evans says Northern Ireland can  feel more aggrieved about Switzerland's controversial penalty than the Republic did after Thierry Henry's handball in 2010.

SPORT: Peter Schmeichel’s big fear  ahead of Denmark V Republic of Ireland.

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FEATURES: Ask Audrey: 'Ken spent €33 million on a submarine to Crosshaven without driving alongside common types'.

SHOWBIZ: Gilmore Girls creator says  change will only come if women stay angry  over abuse.

ARTS: Making a massacre: Director stunned by findings in Loughinisland killings documentary.

VIRAL: A young boy and his imaginary monster under the bed are the stars of this year's eagerly anticipated John Lewis Christmas campaign.



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