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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

A woman has been found guilty of murdering a man she claimed was in love with her by driving them off a harbour in Wicklow.

A police officer in the North has been disciplined after a complaints watchdog found he did "virtually nothing" for almost a year to investigate a serious assault on a schoolboy.

A 74-year-old man from Scotland has been charged with withholding information in relation to the murder of IRA spy Denis Donaldson.

Gardaí have seized counterfeit DVD's and beauty products with an approximate street value of €70,000.

A section of parkland in Clondalkin in Dublin is sealed off today after an alleged sex assault overnight.

WORLD

There are reports that German police have been called to a job centre in Cologne amid reports of a woman with a gun.

French officials have identified the second man involved in the murder of a priest in a Normandy church during morning Mass.

Jeremy Corbyn has denounced a legal bid to block him from standing in the Labour leadership election in the UK as "a waste of time and resources" after it was rejected by a High Court judge.

SPORT

Manchester City have opened discussions with Everton over signing England defender John Stones, according to reports. Meanwhile, Jurgen Klopp has offered Mamadou Sakho some reassurances over his Liverpool future after the defender was sent home from the tour of the United States.

Rory McIlroy faced an uphill battle to maintain his brilliant record in the US PGA Championship after getting off to a poor start at Baltusrol on Thursday.

Call it the Gleeson final, because last night’s Munster U21 final in Walsh Park will be linked always to one name.

Munster stars Francis Saili and Simon Zebo took a leaf out of James Corden's book by putting on a Carpool Karaoke.

BUSINESS

Axa Insurance has been fined almost €700,000 by the Central Bank for breaching minimum competency standards and the Consumer Protection Code.

The latest Dublin Economic Monitor shows unemployment is down and jobs growth is strong, with over 600,000 Dublin residents now employed in the city.

ANALYSIS

Frank McGuinness sees redemption for a province in the context of union with the rest of Ireland, writesVictoria White

LIFESTYLE

Even if LGBT people achieved absolute social acceptance in Ireland, the parades that inject Irish cities with a rainbow of colour would still be necessary. Brian O’Flynn explains why

VIRAL

City slickers and culchies alike will be lining up to buy tickets for this raffle although they might have alternative aspirations.

Ryanair flew a passenger’s lost laptop to Romania – and now they won’t post it back. The budget airline company are insisting that Susan Connolly, who lost her device at Stansted, or a nominated friend pick it up in Romania’s capital city Bucharest.

VIDEO

It can be tough to dress to impress for a date. You want to look like Ryan Gosling without looking like you're trying too hard. Well, Salinger's Boutique in Cork have the perfect options to leave your date amazed at your on point style.

TECHNOW

GAMING: It's summer time and there are some stellar savings to be found on the PlayStation Store. These should tide you over until the Irish summer passes and we get some more sunshine.

MOVIES/TV: Right so, Matt Damon has been busy with Jason Bourne exploding into cinemas and a truly epic war movie on the way in The Great Wall.

TECH: The Sony Xperia X is a new smartphone from Sony combining with high quality specs and a fast camera which is available across Ireland now.

SHOWBIZ

Crystal Swing are preparing to welcome a fourth band member following some happy news from its youngest performer Dervla Burke.

New figures have revealed that an estimated 750,000 people attended RTÉ’s Reflecting the Rising event on Easter Monday – making it the largest civic event ever in Irish history.

MOST READ RIGHT NOW

A district court judge has stated that it is “scandalous” that the State is paying a private operator €4,500 a week to house a troubled teen with no services.

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