Evening briefing: A man has been arrested after the death of an eastern European man. Catch up on all the headlines

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Evening briefing: A man has been arrested after the death of an eastern European man. Catch up on all the headlines

IRELAND

A man has been arrested after the death of an eastern European man in Waterford.

Another Nama-owned property in Dublin was taken over by a group of homelessness activists overnight.

A woman in her 30s has been airlifted to hospital after she was injured in a car crash in Co Cork.

The Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has published a new bill aimed at giving more rights to the victims of crime.

A man remains in a critical condition after a hit and run in Crossmaglen, County Armagh.

Concern has being raised about the level of discrimination against people with disabilities in Ireland.

WORLD 

Police in Rio de Janeiro are investigating the disappearance of Greece's ambassador to Brazil.

French citizens will contribute an extra €1.60 on their property insurance policies to help finance a fund for victims of extremist attacks, which have recently hit the country.

Prosecutors in western Germany have revealed they opened a fraud investigation earlier this year against Anis Amri, the main suspect in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack.

Sikh police officers in New York will now be able to grow beards and wear turbans instead of cop hats.

UFO? Cameras installed by the University of Sheffield to monitor peregrine falcons in the city captured something rather unusual happening in the skies, namely, a mysterious-looking flickering white light.

SPORT

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has dismissed claims he is interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in January.

Harry Kane believes Tottenham sent out a resounding message about their title credentials after their 4-1 thrashing of 10-man Southampton.

Courtncatcher knuckled down to claim top honours in the Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Chase at Leopardstown.

Carlos Tevez’s move from Boca Juniors to Shanghai Shenua in the Chinese Super League means he’s rumoured to be the best-paid footballer in the world.

Tottenham’s 4-1 victory at St Mary’s against Southampton will have put Spurs fans up and down the country in a good mood – it certainly had that effect on defender Kevin Wimmer and forward Son Heung-Min.

OPINION

Muslim refugees in Europe and the US, and the fear there of Islamist extremism, are bringing the old debate about faith and society to the fore, says Tarek Osman.

There is next to no environmental law that did not originate in the European Union, writes Victoria White.

BUSINESS

The Irish Tourist Industry Confederation (ITIC) predicts that the tourism sector will grow by 50% by the year 2025.

Brexit, the Donald Trump presidency and a rise in isolated terrorist attacks were some of the shocks that investors faced in 2016, writes Ryan McGrath.

LIFESTYLE

Rita de Brún looks at the devastation caused by the stray-at-home mums and dads who fall for the hired help.

SHOWBIZ

Singer Chris Martin has performed an “emotional” tribute to George Michael during a surprise appearance at a homeless shelter.

VIRAL

Cast your mind back to New Year’s Eve in 2015. Ah, the idealism. We were all under the naive impression that 2016 would be our time to shine, but as so often happens, reality just couldn’t live up to our high expectations.

So let’s review the year, judging how we thought it would go compared to how it actually went. In gif form obviously, because that’s so 2016.

VIDEO - OUR CHOICE

Thinking about your future career? Maybe you want to switch from the career you already have? Maybe you're meant to be aan acting superstar! CCCahoot's Finn has some great tips for you.

TECHNOW

GAMING: Thousands of well wishers put together an impressive tribute to Carrie Fisher, actress and writer, in the world of Star Wars itself.

MOVIES/TV: Carrie Fisher contributed to the scripts for a whole bunch of massive films in the 80s and 90s. Her work was as a script doctor, someone who doesn't get a credit but is brought in by the studio to fix crappy dialogue or make scenes more punchy.

TECH: 360 live streaming video has just launched on Twitter.

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