MORNING BULLETIN: Man dies following shooting in west Belfast; Jail for letting learners drive alone

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IRELAND: A murder hunt is underway in Belfast after a man was shot dead in a house in the West of the city last night.

IRELAND: The Taoiseach has cautioned against further rent controls, saying they could increase the number of ‘black market’ landlords.

IRELAND: Motorists who allow their vehicles to be used by unaccompanied learner drivers will be hit with €2,000 fines and could be jailed for up to six months under strict new laws agreed by Cabinet.

BUSINESS: Balanced development cannot be achieved and trying to achieve it would be counter-productive for national prosperity, an expert on regional economics has said.

WORLD: A man who set off bombs in two US states has been sentenced to multiple terms of life in prison.

SPORT: With a newly inked contract in his back pocket and a pep talk from Andy Farrell fresh in the mind, Sam Arnold was in a perfect position to reboot his season in the bonus-point win over Zebre at the weekend.

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SHOWBIZ: Matt LeBlanc believes the chemistry between Top Gear’s three hosts will help get the show back on track.

FEATURES: Pat Fitzpatrick lists the Seven Couples of Valentines. Which one of them are you?

VIRAL: The new series of Don't Tell the Bride kicked off last night with a Christmas-themed wedding...in August.



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