BULLETIN: Scammer cons woman out of bulk of life savings; Boy, 16, due in court after being arrested at scene of crash

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BULLETIN: Scammer cons woman out of bulk of life savings; Boy, 16, due in court after being arrested at scene of crash

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IRELAND: A Status Orange wind warning has been issued for 12 counties asStorm Dylan is set to hit Irish shores tomorrow.

IRELAND: A 16-year-old teenage boy is due to appear in court after being arrested by Gardaí on the Naas Road yesterday.

IRELAND: Charlie Haughey was warned by loyalist paramilitaries that MI5 ordered his assassination, declassified State papers have revealed.

IRELAND:  A Northern Ireland woman has lost tens of thousands of pounds to an online scammer who promised her a cut of a phoney gold deal.

WORLD: South Africa's top court has ruled thatparliament failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account in a scandal over multimillion-dollar upgrades to his private home.

BUSINESS: The clock is ticking for Britain's financial services industry, with banks said to be months away from being forced to act on Brexit contingency plans that could see thousands of jobs leave the UK.

SPORT: Football rumours: More moves at Liverpool and Southampton?

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FEATURE: Our frighteningly frank agony aunt looks ahead to 2018, from cranes over Cork to Brexit and Pairc Uí Chaoimh.

ARTS: How was it for you?Our regular contributors select their highlights of the year.

VIRAL: This video shows howpolice officers rescued two unconscious teenagers from a burning car after a crash in the US.

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