Evening briefing: Gunman killed after shooting dead Russian ambassador to Turkey. Catch up on all the headlines

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

Evening briefing: Gunman killed after shooting dead Russian ambassador to Turkey. Catch up on all the headlines


A young woman whose father raped her repeatedly as a teenager says her family has been torn apart in the wake of the abuse and she will never forgive her mother for taking his side.

A young woman has described how she was violated and treated like a rag doll when a fellow party-goer raped her while she lay comatose on a bed.

A senior Government minister has said the Department of Finance was wrong to claim last night the European Commission has misinterpreted Irish tax laws over the Apple tax scandal.

Mick Wallace has been declared bankrupt in the High Court.

A man who went missing from his home in Co. Leitrim on Friday has been found dead.


Russia's ambassador to Turkey has died after an attacker opened fire at a photo exhibition in Ankara.

Tourists from the UK, Canada and Malaysia hid inside a Crusader castle during armed clashes between troops and gunmen at the Jordanian site, officials have said.

A clergyman has appeared in court in England accused of filming young men in public toilets.

A 101-year-old paedophile has been jailed in England for 13 years for committing a string of sex offences against young children in the 1970s and 1980s.


Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed a new three-year contract extension for Tom McCartney.

After becoming the first UFC fighter to simultaneously hold two titles across two weight-classes, it looks like Conor McGregor doesn’t want to slow down.

As Seamus Coleman prepares to don the blue of Everton for tonight’s Merseyside derby, Martin O’Neill has described the Irish internationmal as someone who is “quite by nature” but who turns into “a man possessed” when he pulls on the green shirt.

The FAI has been hit with a fine of almost €5000 for wearing a 1916 commemoration on their jersey earlier this year.


Michael Clifford details the troublesome situation facing the Longboat Quay apartment owners ahead of a crunch EGM today.

Despite its portrayal, cannabis is not a soft and cuddly narcotic. Everyone needs to remember it’s a very addictive drug of marginal medicinal value, says Dr Bobby Smyth.


Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has been convicted of negligence by a special French court for her role in a hugely contentious arbitration award to a businessman in 2008.

Ukraine is nationalising its largest bank following concerns over its stability. The cabinet agreed to move PrivatBank into full state ownership, saying the move was carried out "in close coordination with international financial organisations" and with the consent of PrivatBank's owners - an apparent reference to the oligarchs Ihor Kolomoisky and Hennady Boholyubov, who together control more than 90% of the bank.


The Irish climate does not provide enough vitamin D for many, writes Áilín Quinlan


Celebrities have remembered Hollywood actress and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor who has died aged 99, her husband said.


Four fiesty ladies from Tralee Probus Club have given us all a treat to help us through the Monday blues.


Christmas morning at Little Hanover St begins at 6am.


GAMING: Steep is the newest game from Ubisoft to try and energise the extreme sports game, while it may fall short in its grander goals, it's still hits the mark for some of its smaller ones.

MOVIES/TV: This trailer for season 6 of Homeland looks like a vastly different TV show than the one it started out as.

TECH: It appears that Vine isn’t quite as dead as we thought. It turns out the app will return in the new year as a function of Twitter.


Gardaí are treating as a personal tragedy the death of an 11-year-old school boy in Cork last night.

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