MORNING BULLETIN: Varadkar Cabinet to concentrate on Brexit, health and housing; Grenfell Tower death toll set to rise

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IRELAND: The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his new Cabinet are spending their first full day in office after receiving their seals of office last night.

IRELAND: Gardaí are investigating whether the 61-year-old grandmother whose remains were found at several locations in the Wicklow mountains was hit over the head with a blunt instrument in her Dublin home and an attempt was made to bury her before she was dismembered.

IRELAND: Theresa May is to hold talks with the Northern Ireland political parties amid warnings an expected deal with the DUP to prop up her minority government will undermine the peace process.

WORLD: The death toll from the devastating tower block fire in west London is expected to rise as investigators trawl through the wreckage in the search for other victims.

WORLD: The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 US presidential campaign is now examining whether Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, according to a report.

BUSINESS: House prices, which are expected to rise by  a further 10% this year, are “not currently overvalued”, according to the Central Bank.

SPORT: Floyd Mayweather's August 26 bout with Conor McGregor will be "the biggest fight ever", according to UFC president Dana White.


MORNING BULLETIN: Varadkar Cabinet to concentrate on Brexit, health and housing; Grenfell Tower death toll set to rise

FEATURES: Training your sense of smell is a crucial skill for the whisky fan. Bill Linnane sent away for a home kit to educate his nose.

SHOWBIZ: Lorde has said she felt “rocked” by the criticism she faced when she became a global star at the age of 16.

VIRAL: Trump has been crowned Children's Word Of The Year following new analysis on language used by young people in the UK.


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