Catch-up with what you've missed today with our evening briefing

Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.

Catch-up with what you've missed today with our evening briefing

IRELAND

Firefighters were called after a taxi caught fire in Dublin city centre today.

Gardaí are seeking the public's help in trying to identify a woman, whose body was discovered on the rocks at Scotsmans Bay in Sandycove, Co. Dublin yesterday morning.

SIPTU general president Jack O'Connor has said that the Transport Minister has not asked him to intervene in this weekend's Luas strike.

A man has died in a workplace incident in Co. Kildare.

Limerick hosted the country’s biggest clean-up today, with over 13,500 men women and children getting out and about the city picking up rubbish.

WORLD

Belgian prosecutors said three people were detained in the latest raids in Brussels prompted by the arrest of a Frenchman in the Paris area suspected of plotting a new attack.

This is the scary moment a Boeing 737 got caught in an icy blast at an airport in Russia.

SPORT

The British and French navies renewed centuries-old hostilities dating back to the Napoleonic era during a mass brawl at their annual rugby match.

THIS is no time for Connacht Rugby to pull the handbrake and start admiring the views from the summit of the Pro12, writes Ronan O'Gara

BUSINESS

A university lecturer has launched a High Court challenge aimed at halting a selection process for the appointment of 10 senior posts at University College Cork’s school of business.

CityJet founder Pat Byrne has said the airline’s transformation will be helped by greater access to credit after sealing a deal to buy the airline from its German owner, with the help of investors.

VIEWPOINTS

It is not that irregular an occurance for observers to liken our parliament to a crèche, writes Alison O’Connor

LIFESTYLE

From restoration of artifacts to upcycling furniture, Caroline Delaney brushes up on the latest trend.

VIDEO

The sight of five coffins being carried up the steps of the Holy Family Church was beyond heartbreaking. Derry City has witnessed many sorrowful scenes in its often troubled history. But yesterday’s funeral service was as heart-wrenching as any other dark chapter in this proud but battered city’s history.

EXAM VIRAL

Following the terror attacks in Brussels this week that left at least 32 dead and 270 injured – attacks that Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for – a message reading “All Muslims are scum” appeared on a Dublin street.

YouTubers Let’s Melt This want to show us what it’s like to melt styrofoam cups using acetone. And the result is disturbingly mesmerising.

TECHNOW

GAMING: Check out the tactics you'll have to use to survive as revolutionaries in the upcoming shooter Homefront The Revolution

MOVIES: The Rock has the lead role in the rebooted Baywatch movie and it looks like he's got some company from former star David Hasselhoff

TECH: The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is ready for its big debut, with the full retail kids now shipping out to customers

SHOWBIZ

The line up for this Friday’s The Late Late Show has been revealed and it’s a good one.

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

Remember the Corkman’s impassioned post about his Brunch ice cream that took off on Facebook? Well, he’s managed to translate the buzz around it into helping out a very worthwhile cause.

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