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Catch-up with what you've missed with our morning briefing


Enda Kenny has been branded a “trouble-making messenger boy” after making a case on behalf of Scotland during EU Brexit talks.

Sinn Féin has said that Northern Ireland's vote to stay in the EU could lead the way to a united Ireland. The party says the North's vote to reject Brexit indicates that it does not want to sever ties with the Republic.

The charities regulator does not have the legal power to carry out statutory investigations of charities — as a section of the legislation has yet to be enacted.

The Government looks set to remain split on supporting or opposing a TD’s proposals today to liberalise the abortion laws.

Drivers at Dublin Bus are before the Labour Court today in a bid to get pay parity with Luas drivers. The National Bus and Rail Workers Union (NBRU) and SIPTU are calling on the body to implement pay increases for the city's bus drivers.


The death toll from the Istanbul airport suicide attack has risen to 42. Hundreds more were injured at Ataturk Airport in Tuesday night’s terror.

A British man accused of attempting to grab a police officer's gun in a bid to kill Donald Trump has been charged in America.


The GAA’s newly-appointed national hurling development manager Martin Fogarty has rejected the claim Cork hurling is in crisis.

Days after his Racing 92 side became champions of France, former Munster hero O’Gara has been handed a return to Thomond Park before Christmas, where he will plot the downfall of the team he led to a two Heineken Cup triumphs.

EURO 2016

Gareth Bale feels Wales could have a psychological advantage over Euro 2016 quarter-final opponents Belgium after beating them in qualifying.

BallTalk TV's Mike Sheehan and Steve Neville look ahead to the Euro 2016 quarter-finals and ask will there be any more shocks?

Check out all the latest news, views and banter in our dedicated Euro 2016 section


Sterling rose against the euro for the second successive day and global shares rallied from week-long lows, as markets tried to assess the potential long-term damage to the economies of the UK and the rest of Europe from the decision last week of British voters to quit the EU.

Many of the problems placed at the door of the EU by the Leave campaign had much more to do with the global economy and global competition than the EU.


Margaret Thatcher was a closed-minded bigot who because of circumstances rewrote the script of an entire nation, writes Victoria White.


Mother of seven, Jen Hogan, offers advice on how to keep kids busy this summer, from old favourites to mini cine clubs.


Instagram is full of make-up inspiration. From rainbow hairdos to eye-catching nails and glitter faces, it’s been our go-to place for style and make-up ideas.

The rumour mill suggests that the next major iPhone update will see Apple do away with the headphone jack, add dual speakers and a dual rear camera.


GAMING: The trailer has arrived for July's free PlayStation Plus titles on PlayStation 4, and it looks set to be a good month to hold a subscription.

MOVIES: Irish folk Celtic Badger Media have put together a new short film called Rewind. It has a neat concept and it's short and you can watch it online for free.

TECH: Pebble has already launched two products in a big way on Kickstarter, and their most recent campaign is the biggest yet.


The organisers of the Oscars have invited a record number of new people to vote for next year’s Academy Awards following the row over a lack of diversity.


It has to be the most parodied film clip in history but we think this one is brilliant.  Posted by 'Steve C' on YouTube and entitled 'Boris Johnson's HQ as the EU referendum result comes in' we thought you might enjoy.

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