LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Judge grants free legal aid for David Drumm in conspiracy-to-defraud trial

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LUNCHTIME BULLETIN: Judge grants free legal aid for David Drumm in conspiracy-to-defraud trial


IRELAND: Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has been granted free legal aid for his upcoming conspiracy to defraud trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

IRELAND: The House of the Oireachtas has broadly welcomed the decision by the High Court to reject former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins' claim she was mistreated by a powerful Dáil committee.

IRELAND: Latest figures show the rate of unemployment is continuing to fall, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

WORLD: The university student charged with killing six Muslim men during evening prayers at a mosque in Canada was known for far-right, nationalist views and his support of the French rightist party led by Marine Le Pen.

WORLD: Iran's foreign minister has refused to confirm that the country conducted a missile test, saying its missile programme is not part of a 2015 nuclear deal between his country and world powers.

BUSINESS: Drinks giant Diageo is to launch a new Irish whiskey as it looks to tap into the booming popularity of the tipple.

SPORT: Getting your hopes suitably raised because transfer deadline day is finally here, and maybe your team will make a last-minute swoop for your dream player?



SHOWBIZ: Fans call for female Doctor Who when Peter Capaldi leaves the Tardis.

VIRAL: CCCahoots has done it again! This week they've taken Nanny 911 and made it their own.

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