Catch-up with what you've missed so far today with our lunchtime briefing

Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.

Catch-up with what you've missed so far today with our lunchtime briefing

IRELAND

Ovarian cancer is the disease that whispers, so people should listen carefully,  advises Juliette Casey whose daughter, Emer, died ten years ago from the disease.

The Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae is coming under fire in Kerry for not pursuing an early offer of a senior ministry; and there is criticism also that the Healy-Rae team — who voted different ways on Friday — did not secure a specific deal for Kerry.

The race to replace ex-tánaiste Joan Burton as Labour leader will officially begin today  after almost three months of a phoney war between the main potential successors.

Two men have been arrested following a series of vehicle hijackings  in Co Kildare early this morning.

The first cracks in the newly formed minority government arrangement have  appeared just three days  after it was formed due to disagreements on water charges, health, and variable mortgage reforms.

A Dublin glamour model is to sentenced in June for assault after she admitted  she jumped on a woman and then began to bite and scratch her.  Bridget Byrne, aged 26, who works under the name of Ava Van Rose, was ordered by Judge John Cheatle to appear again at Dublin District Court on June 13. He was given a victim impact statement on Monday and adjourned the case to allow for a pre-sentence probation report to be completed.

A man in his late 20s has died after his car collided with a truck in Co Waterford.  It happened at around 7.50am on the N25 near Kilmacthomas.

WORLD

A young German man has been arrested after one person was killed and three others injured in a knife attack at a railway station near Munich,  authorities said.

We’ve got some good news for everyone with two X chromosomes: women statistically sleep better than men,  according to a new study using data gathered through a smartphone app.

SPORT

Johnny Sexton fully expects Ronan O’Gara to become a Munster coach  in the future now that the former Ireland out-half is making an impact at Racing 92.

Joey Barton has posted a picture on social media to confirm he has now received his Championship medal.  Barton and teammate James Tarkowski were left empty-handed after the medal ceremony on Monday to celebrate Burnley winning the Sky Bet Championship title.

BUSINESS

Banks will face extensive scrutiny of their mortgage loan books  and have to justify more clearly the way they deal with distressed borrowers in arrears in the Programme of Government struck between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance.

Supervalu remains the country’s biggest supermarket  as it continues to capitalise on consumers’ growing preference for healthier products.

ANALYSIS

Surely the time has come to acknowledge what a substantial figure Enda Kenny is,  and what a mark he has made on the Irish political landscape, says Fergus Finlay. He established a place in history last week as the first Fine Gael leader ever to have been re-elected to the office of Taoiseach.

LIFESTYLE

Taking control of your housework involves sticking to a plan,  says Andrea Mara

VIRAL

This will melt even the coldest of hearts. Amanda Coley has posted this heart-tugging video of her two-year-old Jackson and Snow White at Disney World.  Jackson, fondly known as Jack Jack, has autism and is non-verbal.

Do you get Deja Vu all the time? Do you feel like you've had certain experiences but can't remember them? We're not sure about the veracity of this quiz  but it sure is fun to speculate on what your job was in a previous life.

VIDEO

Rev. Peter Rutherford gives the Irish Examiner a brief history on this grave which remained unmarked for 101 years  at St.Multose Church in Kinsale, Co Cork. The Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat on May 7 1915.

TECHNOW

GAMING: Capcom just put the rumour mill into overdrive with a statement that might suggest a fully new Resident Evil  That mix of stunt driving and a car with real weight and mass sounds like a bit of a refreshing change from the norm for open world games of this type, with a little effort needed to get the most out of your vehicle.is in the works.

MOVIES: Almost 10 years after The Bourne Ultimatum Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass have reunited for another stab at the series in Jason Bourne.  You can get a glimpse at the journey of Bourne over the last decade and a half in this new video, which also reveals a little about the plot in the new movie.

TECH: Music streaming service Spotify seems to be eyeing up the Netflix model of not only offering content, but producing original content too.  It has twelve shows reportedly in the works, all revolving around music.

SHOWBIZ

Social media is wild with speculation that indie pop legends the Stones Roses are about to make a big announcement.  Rumours of a new album or single have been doing the rounds for weeks and with a string of tour dates for 2016 already announced it seems something is afoot in the Mancunian legends' camp.

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Surely the time has come to acknowledge what a substantial figure Enda Kenny is,  and what a mark he has made on the Irish political landscape, says Fergus Finlay. He established a place in history last week as the first Fine Gael leader ever to have been re-elected to the office of Taoiseach.

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