MORNING BULLETIN: New Fine Gael leader to be announced; US governors vow to uphold climate act

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IRELAND: The result of the Fine Gael leadership race will be announced later, after TDs, Senators and MEPs cast their ballots.

IRELAND: A mother whose partner drowned last year is sleeping in her car with her five children because she is unable to source emergency accommodation from Cork City Council.

IRELAND: Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone has said she is in favour of all mother and baby home sites being exhumed after giving the green light for the Tuam facility to be excavated.

WORLD: Three Democratic governors have said they will not let the United States back away from a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, despite Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from an international pact.

WORLD: Thirty-six people suffocated from smoke after a gunman stormed a casino-hotel complex in the Philippines and set fire to gambling tables, police have said.

BUSINESS: Increasing competition for the long-haul, low-cost transatlantic market will be a boon for passengers as airlines tussle for a share of the market, a leading aviation analyst has said.

SPORT: Johnny Sexton has one game to prove he is a starting British & Irish Lion Test fly-half on this tour to New Zealand and that opportunity comes tomorrow in Whangarei.

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MORNING BULLETIN: New Fine Gael leader to be announced; US governors vow to uphold climate act

FEATURES: Chris Mocko has no regrets at the bold move of swapping his desk job for life as a full-time runner.

SHOWBIZ: Ed Sheeran will strum on the guitar to his hit Castle On The Hill and belt out his track Sing when he takes part in Carpool Karaoke with James Corden.

VIRAL: Donald Trump’s decision to pull the US out of the world’s first comprehensive deal on climate change has drawn widespread international criticism, but perhaps the best reaction came from the Weather Channel.


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