The Briefing - Your Tuesday morning news catch up

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The Briefing - Your Tuesday morning news catch up

BRIEFING TOP STORY

THE RISE AND FALL OF NEW POLITICS: THE COALITION'S FALL FROM GRACE

With Taoiseach Enda Kenny under increasing pressure to radically shake up the Fine Gael frontbench and Labour looking for a new leader, Conor Ryan charts the fall of the Coalition from the dizzy heights of its election success three years ago.

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IRISH NEWS

HSE REVIEW INTO ECTOPIC PREGNANCY MISDIAGNOSIS CLAIM

The HSE is conducting an external review into the care of a woman who claims she was wrongly diagnosed with an ectopic pregnancy and given a drug to halt the development of the foetus.

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BAUSCH AND LOMB STAFF TO MEET WITH MANAGEMENT

Workers and union representatives at Bausch and Lomb will meet with management in Waterford this morning.

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WORLD NEWS

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER 'MEGA-EARTH'17 TIMES BIGGER THAN OUR PLANET

A new kind of rocky planet — dubbed a mega-Earth — has been discovered in a distant star system.

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COUPLE FINALLY GET $50m LOTTO WINNINGS AFTER LOSING TICKET

A couple endured a rollercoaster ride of emotions when a lottery ticket worth 50 million dollars (€36m) went missing – only to be found and returned by someone at their church.

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SPORT

KEANE SENDING OUT RIGHT SIGNAL BY STAYING PUT

He hasn’t gone away, you know. But nor, one suspects, has any number of stories which will link Roy Keane with any number of clubs between now and when he does finally and definitively cut his Irish ties.

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CLARKE FAVOURITE FOR CELTIC JOB; KEANE LINKED WITH VILLA ROLE

Former West Brom boss Steve Clarke is now the frontrunner to be named Celtic’s new boss after Roy Keane pulled out of the race to succeed Neil Lennon.

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BUSINESS

QUINNS TO FOCUS ON 'ILLEGAL'INFO

The Quinn family is planning on focusing its defence on what it says is the illegal means used by the liquidators of IBRC to obtain information alleging they hid hundreds of millions in assets.

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VIEWPOINTS

EXPLORING THE MILLENNIUM VILLAGE PROJECT: HAS IT IMPROVED LIVES IN AFRICA?

Two leading global philanthropists, Jeffrey D. Sachs and Bill Gates, debate the impact and progress of the Millennium Villages Project, which aims to improve lives in 20 African countries over the course of 10 years.

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SHOWBIZ

POLICE FIND MILEY'S MASERATI

Police have recovered a luxury car that was stolen from singer and actress Miley Cyrus’ Los Angeles home.

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TOP FEATURES

LIFE AFTER CANCER - PUTTING THE PIECES BACK TOGETHER

For many women who survive cancer, their journey is not over, with reconstructive and preventative surgery and genetic testing prolonging their ordeal, writes Norma Costello.

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VIDEO: WORLD RECORDS, SUPERHEROES AND A CITY OF WINNERS AT CORK CITY MARATHON

As the runners taking part in the Cork City Marathon begin to cross the finish line, here’s a selection of images and videos from the day’s events.

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