The Briefing - Your Wednesday morning news catch up

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The Briefing - Your Wednesday morning news catch up

BRIEFING TOP STORY

TRADER DEFENDS RESELLING LIDL STOCK

A trader in Cork’s famous English Market has defended his practice of buying vegetables in German discount stores and selling them from his stall at a marked-up price.

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IRISH NEWS

'ME NO DRINKING,' MOTORIST THREE TIMES OVER LIMIT TOLD GARDA

A Polish motorist with an open can of cider in the cup holder of his car and an open bottle of vodka on the passenger seat insisted: "Me no drinking" when approached by a garda.

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GIVEAWAY BUDGET IS NOT ON THE CARDS: TAOISEACH

There will be no giveaway budget in October despite much better-than-expected exchequer figures for the first eight months of the year, the Government has warned.

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WORLD NEWS

IS CLAIMS TO HAVE KILLED SECOND REPORTER

Islamic militants have posted a video online which claims to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff, who went missing in Syria last year.

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POLICE HITS AT BBC AFTER APOLOGY FOR 'INSENSITIVE' SEARCH

The chief constable of South Yorkshire Police has apologised to Cliff Richard if the force was "insensitive" about the search of the singer’s home.

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SPORT

MEMO GAFF WILL 'GALVANISE' REDS

A defiant Anthony Foley has declared that last week’s leak of an internal player report will galvanise rather than hinder the Munster squad and staff as they approach his first season in charge.

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O'CONNOR WORRIED REFEREE COULD RUIN DECIDER

Kilkenny’s 1993 All-Ireland captain Eddie O’Connor fears Barry Kelly could spoil Sunday’s All-Ireland final as a spectacle.

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BUSINESS

NO 'QUALITY RECOVERY' DESPITE MOVES IN PROPERTY MARKET

The turnaround currently being seen in Ireland’s property market is not a quality recovery, according to Goodbody Stockbrokers.

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VIEWPOINTS

WE THINK WE ARE 'WORLDLY', BUT WE ARE IGNORANT OF ONE COUNTRY, ISRAEL

WE don’t get out as much as we should. Not that you would know it from the notions we have.

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EXAMVIRAL

BRAD PITT AND ANGELINA JOLIE RELEASE WEDDING PHOTOS

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have shared some pictures from their wedding.

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SHOWBIZ

ALL EYES ON KIM AT AWARDS FOR MEN

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian stole the show at a glitzy awards do – designed to celebrate men.

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TOP FEATURES

FESTIVAL FASHION: ELECTRIC PICNIC FROCKS

The Kate Moss-inspired festival uniform rocks alongside fashion eccentricity, says Paula Burns

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW ...

FAREWELL JAMES, BUT YOUR MAYO MARVELS WILL FINISH THE JOB

A member of Mayo's backroom team, Kieran Shannon, recalls the emotional moment when James Horan announced he was stepping down as Mayo manager.

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