Tuesday lunchtime: News in Tweets

The first funerals for the victims of the Berkeley tragedy take place today, 30 years on the Ahakista memorial stands in tribute to those lost in the Air India tragedy, a Sinn Féin councillor has been expelled amid a row involving claims of bullying, and how skinny jeans left a woman unable to walk.  Here’s this morning’s irishexaminer.com catch-up using twitter.

Tuesday lunchtime: News in Tweets

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The first funerals for the victims of the Berkeley tragedy take place today.

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IRELAND

30 years on, Ahakista memorial stands in tribute to those lost in tragedy

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A Sinn Féin councillor has been expelled from the party and another suspended for a year amid a wider internal row involving claims of bullying against a sitting TD and a loan from the organisation’s funds.

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SPORT

Ireland international James McClean is back in the Premier League after completing a move to West Brom last night.

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Next month’s Munster hurling final is expected to be staged in Semple Stadium as Waterford County Board officials last night met with their Tipperary colleagues to iron out an agreement.

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WORLD

South Carolina's governor said the Confederate flag should be removed from the Statehouse grounds after the fatal shooting at a historic black church.

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The Greek government returned to many of the original austerity measures to save money including cutting pensions, privatising airports and ports as well as new laws to tackle tax evasion and fraud.

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ANALYSIS

Company law was not designed to enable people to walk away from their obligations to

maximise profit, says Fergus Finlay

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LIFESTYLE

It’s 125 years since the Irish won both the men’s singles and women’s singles at Wimbledon. William O’Driscoll looks at the amazing achievement of one Lena Rice.

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EXAMVIRAL

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TECHNOW

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BUSINESS

US stocks advanced yesterday as investors grew more optimistic that there would be a breakthrough in talks between Greece and its lenders.

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First-time buyers bear a greater burden of the costs arising from mortgage lending restrictions despite being 30% less likely to default on their loans than other homeowners.

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SHOWBIZ

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