Monday lunchtime briefing: AGSI accuses Government of circulating misinformation. Catch up on the headlines

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Monday lunchtime briefing: AGSI accuses Government of circulating misinformation. Catch up on the headlines


The AGSI is accusing the Government of circulating misinformation during their discussions at the Workplace Relations Commission.

The Government is being urged to take in unaccompanied child refugees from the Calais 'jungle' migrant camp.

Nurses working in emergency departments have had to ration their care of patients “to a dangerous degree” and often face moral distress and even burnout, according to a new study.

An Irish scientist has made a significant breakthrough towards treating one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer.


The FBI's director has been warned he could have broken US law by announcing an investigation into emails potentially linked to Hillary Clinton.

A worker in Pizza Hut used his own gun to kill one of three armed robbers holding up his shop in the US.

Raheem Kassam, a former aide to Nigel Farage, has quit the race to become Ukip leader three days after launching his campaign in a Westminster pub.

Thanks to Tim Peake, some parts of the International Space Station are a little more familiar for those of us not among the 200 or so people who have set foot on the station.


Today’s youth are set to rewire the sporting rules, writes Michael Moynihan

Canterbury have given 30 fans a first glimpse of the jersey that the Lions squad will be wearing on the 2017 tour to New Zealand.

Sergiu Ciobanu had equal measures of relief and delight when winning his fourth national marathon title in Dublin yesterday while Laura Graham made a quantum leap to win her first.

There are two kinds of Liverpool fan who are calm right now; the ones pretending to be calm — and the ones who are dead.


Nothing can be taken for granted at this stage — what the fundamentals point to and what the polling currently suggests are materially at odds. Julia Clark and Chris Jackson report


While most of the economies in the EU seem to be stuck with very low economic growth rates, Malta managed to record an impressive 6.3% expansion in 2015.

The ASTI dispute throws into sharp relief a number of elements of how we disorganise our State.


Leaving a will helps avoid stress and potential family squabbles, at what is already a difficult time, says Arlene Harris


X Factor reject Gifty Louise has told of her surprise at her shock elimination from the show.


Someone dumped a load of crap outside the Warren County Democratic Party headquarters on Saturday. Literally.

You’d never imagine pumpkin carving and rocket science would go together, but Nasa just made that happen.


Four days, 1,200 musicians, and 40,000 punters later, the 34th Guinness Cork Jazz festival will tonight come to a close following a weekend of beats, blues, and boater hats.


GAMING: If you're looking for a Borderlands fix, or haven't played the game before (for shame!) The Handsome Collection is currently totally free on Xbox One.

MOVIES/TV: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is in cinemas on the 18th of November, but you can get a taste of the wizarding action in Dublin even sooner.

TECH: Many leaks suggested that a new MacBook Pro was about to be announced, and so it came to pass.


Driven on by a man-of-the-match display from Declan Dalton, Fr O’Neill’s were crowned Cork IHC champions in Páirc Uí Rinn yesterday.

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