Another day in the Brexit saga, and another round of soundbite diplomacy, with the Taoiseach warning that Irish airspace could be closed to overflying British flights if European Union fishing fleets are kept out of UK waters, to which the hardline Leavers holler blackmail.
A day after being put under investigation by Fifa for complaining about the refereeing of their 2-1 World Cup loss to Switzerland and misbehaviour by fans, Serbia’s football association has filed an official complaint with the sport’s governing body alleging “biased officiating” by referee Feliz Brych.
It looks like it will be all-change upfront for Ireland in Turner’s Cross tomorrow night, with Shane Long — who opened the scoring against the Netherlands on Friday but also opened a pre-existing cut on his knee — set to be rested and wrapped in cotton-wool so nothing more serious befalls him between now and June 13.
Irish citizens are being advised to avoid non-essential travel to Tunisia in the light of increased security concerns. The travel advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs has been changed from “exercise extreme caution” to “avoid non-essential travel”.
Tunisia has reason to fear a terror attack. The only democracy that emerged from the turmoil of the 2011 Arab Spring has seen more of its young men join the Islamic State group than any other nation, and many have returned, battle-hardened, to spread radical ideologies back home.
The Greek Finance Minster has said his country will not make the IMF payment, Gardaí in Limerick are on a heightened state of alert amid fears of a gang feud following the attempted murder of Christy Keane, Kauto Star has been put down after a fall and the end of the Windows Phone.
Tunisia has made its first arrests over the massacre of 38 people, including three Irish tourists, Sunday Game host Michael Lyster has spoken for the first time about his near death experience, and Jean-Claude Juncker, has said he feels "betrayed" by the "egotism" showed by Greece in the failed debt talks