Your Wednesday morning news round up

Up to €5m of Ian Bailey’s legal costs may go unpaid; A German media outlet fell for a satirical report from Waterford Whispers News; and Michael ‘Babs’ Keating says voting yes is about ensuring fair play for all our children. These are some of the latest and most read news stories on irishexaminer.com this morning.

TOP STORY

Bailey legal costs: Up to €5m may go unpaid

Ian Bailey is to continue his fight to prove there was a campaign to frame him for murder, despite being hit with a multi-million euro legal bill for his failed High Court case against the State.

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IRELAND

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Varadkar to meet families who lost babies at Portlaoise

The Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, will meet with families who lost babies at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise this afternoon.

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MOST READ: A Lidl embarrassment for Germans

A German media outlet was left a Lidl bit embarrassed this week after they fell for a satirical report from Waterford Whispers News.

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SPORT

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Kerry v Cork: ‘All on the line’ for Munster’s Old Firm

It’s 40-years this summer since Jack O’Connor first experienced a Cork-Kerry Munster senior football final and he’s expecting a similarly stirring atmosphere when the county’s emerging talents lock horns in this evening’s do-or-die provincial minor semi-final.

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MOST READ: Brilliant Barcelona three steps from heaven

Barcelona remain on course for a second treble as a club, and it’s all down to their scintillating front three.

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WORLD

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Korean soldier goes on shooting spree during training drill

A South Korean reserve soldier went on a shooting spree, killing a fellow reservist and injuring three others before killing himself.

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MOST READ: Merlin the cat enters the record books

Meet Merlin — the ideal pet as long as you do not mind the noise. 

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BUSINESS

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Bumper April in the employment market as graduate opportunities improve

A record number of job opportunities came to the market in April this year.

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MOST READ: Tony O’Reilly home sold for €7.4m

Businessman Tony O’Reilly’s former Irish home in Kilcullen, Co Kildare, was sold for €7.4m last January, a court has been told.

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VIEWPOINTS

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Marriage Equality Referendum: Voting yes is about ensuring fair play for all our children

The marriage referendum is a deeply personal issue for many men and women who, up to now, have been denied full rights as citizens of Ireland, writes Michael ‘Babs’ Keating.

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LIFESTYLE

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Life comes full Circle for ABBA co-creator Benny Andresson

It’s 41 years since the Swedish band won Eurovision with ’Waterloo’, but, at 68, co-writer Andersson is still diversifying. The composer of musicals Chess and Mamma Mia has just produced a teen horro with his son, writes Helen Barlow

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EXAMVIRAL

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German magazine falls for Waterford Whispers story on Lidl ’stampede’

German news magazine Focus reported this morning on a shocking stampede in Dunboyne’s Lidl, which injured more than 30.

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MOST READ: Biscuit factory worker sheds 18 stone with Slimming World to be a better dad

The dad of one dropped half his body weight after a medic told him his blood pressure was so high that technically he should be dead.

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TECHNOW

iPad Pro may be pushed back to 2016

Apple hasn’t even hinted at the iPad Pro, its 12.9-inch tablet, but that hasn’t stemmed the wave of leaks, rumours and reports. It was initially tipped for release at the tail end of this year, but looks likely to slip to 2016.

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MOST READ: Constantine TV show is totally dead

It's all go at cinemas this week, with movies both big, small and absolutely massive including the returning of the very, very Mad Max in Fury Road. Can Tom Hardy survive a post-world wasteland? Probably!

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SHOWBIZ

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One D’s Payne meet with wedding planner

Liam Payne has secretly visited a wedding planner.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Your Wednesday morning news round up

MOST READ: Marriage Equality Referendum: Why I’ll tick that níl box in a pink glitter pen

Marriage is a legal institution with a purpose: Children. For that reason it is the union of a man and a woman and anything else is something else, argues Paddy Manning.

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