MORNING BULLETIN: Investigation into naming of Belfast rape trial complainant on Twitter; Campaigning gets underway ahead of abortion referendum

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MORNING BULLETIN: Investigation into naming of Belfast rape trial complainant on Twitter; Campaigning gets underway ahead of abortion referendum

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IRELAND: People who named the complainant in the Belfast rape trial on Twitter are now facing investigation by the PSNI.

IRELAND: Campaigning is due to get underway today ahead of the abortion referendum.

IRELAND: Victims of rape will be dissuaded from reporting the crime against them after witnessing the way the Ulster rape trial was conducted, it has been claimed.

IRELAND: The ISPCA said it has not received any information from the public relating to the death of a horse on a residential street in Cork on Tuesday.

BUSINESS: The European stock market’s worst slump in two years is finally paying off for fans of defensive stocks. And the trend will continue next quarter.

WORLD: Nearly 70 people have died after fire swept through the cell area inside a police station in Venezuela.

SPORT: Jockey Pat Smullen is “fully focused” on making a complete recovery after he was diagnosed with a tumour.

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FEATURES: One hundred years ago, on March 2, 1918, the City of Cork Steam Packet ship, the SS Kenmare, was struck, without warning, by a torpedo fired by a German submarine in the Irish Sea, 25 miles off the Dublin coast.

SHOWBIZ: Emily Blunt has said she has to take care when speaking publicly after a joke she made about Donald Trump led to a backlash.

VIRAL: Which of the friends from Friends would have voted for Donald Trump?

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