Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

The eurozone summit has reached a unanimous agreement on the Greek bailout; A Co Laois community is grief-stricken after three friends died in a horror crash over the weekend; Minister Alex White has defended the new national postcode system as accurate, despite a number of complaints. Just some of the latest and most read stories on irishexaminer.com

Your Monday lunchtime news catch-up

TOP STORY

Greece deal: Tsipras says bailout ensures Grexit won't happen

EU president Donald Tusk said the eurozone summit has reached a unanimous agreement on the Greek bailout.

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New postcode system 'won't move people around', says Minister as complaints begin

The Communications Minister Alex White has defended the new national postcode system as accurate, despite a number of complaints.

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IRELAND

Kenny: New bailout deal will allow Greece to thrive and prosper

German chancellor Angela Merkel has said all 19 eurozone members believe the bailout deal agreed today with Greece can work.

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Man in domestic abuse Facebook video is ‘sorry’

The celebrity fitness coach outed as a domestic abuser on Facebook has admitted he did hit his partner and apologised for hurting her.

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MOST READ: Crash kills three close friends, injures fourth

A Co Laois community is grief-stricken after three friends from the locality died in a horror crash over the weekend.

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SPORT

TWEETS: Irish fans unimpressed with BBC attempt to ‘claim’ McGregor

As Irish fans celebrated Conor McGregor’s interim title win in Las Vegas at the weekend, the BBC decided they wanted to join the party.

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MOST READ: Experience key as Tipperary find way around Waterford roadblock

The Orient Express never carried the baggage attached to a Munster hurling final, particularly when Thurles is the venue. More than any other game in the sporting calendar a Munster hurling final is under pressure even before throw-in to earn its place in the pantheon.

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WORLD

Syriza MEP: Bailout deal 'not sustainable

An MEP with the Syriza party in Greece has claimed the measures included in an agreement with Eurozone leaders are "not sustainable" and will provoke "more recession and more poverty".

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Nasa goes the distance to explore Pluto

Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft is closing fast on an unexpectedly spotted Pluto, the most distant planetary body ever explored.

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ANALYSIS

Cork council merger: Review of structures at local level in final phase

Group to issue recommendations on local government in September, says Eoin English

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EXAMVIRAL

PICS: Malala Yousafzai celebrate her 18th birthday with #BooksNotBullets

Last week in Oslo, Malala Yousafzai announced to the world that she no longer wanted presents or wishes for her birthday - she wanted action.

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MOST READ: One Irish woman’s viral tea-related Facebook rant to Marks and Spencer

A disgruntled Irish woman’s complaint about the Marks and Spencer teabag policy has gone inexplicably viral.

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TECHNOW

John C. Reilly confirms Wreck-It Ralph 2 at Galway Film Fleadh

John C. Reilly has confirmed that he has signed on to appear in Wreck-It Ralph 2.

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MOST READ: Huawei tipped to release Nexus this autumn

It’s been rumoured for some time that Huawei is working on a Nexus. A new report indicates that the handset will be released this autumn.

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BUSINESS

ISME calls for compulsory 30-day payments regime

The Government is being called on to introduce tougher legislation on late payments to businesses.

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Economy entering new ‘virtuous’ growth phase

Leading Irish economists are considering increasing their growth forecasts later this month, as the recovery enters a new phase that looks more like the early “virtuous” years of the Celtic Tiger before the economy ballooned 12 years ago.

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LIFESTYLE

Tips on how to be the best father to your child

Women tend to agonise about parenting but what about dads asks Ailín Quinlan

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SHOWBIZ

19 really important things we learnt at Comic-Con International 2015

As Comic-Con International draws to a close in San Diego, we thought we should sum up all the most important things we learnt or that happened at this year’s event.

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Post code system to launch today; codes to be sent out in next two weeks

The Communications Minister Alex White will launch Ireland's first national postcode service today..

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