Morning Bulletin: Homeless figures showing another new record number; Novichok victim poisoned in just 15 minutes

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Morning Bulletin: Homeless figures showing another new record number; Novichok victim poisoned in just 15 minutes

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IRELAND: Homeless charities have warned that the latest figures showing yet another new record number of homeless people in the country cannot be treated as “business as usual”.

IRELAND: Neighbours from hell are using fellow tenants’ doorsteps and children’s playgrounds as toilets, waking people with all-night parties, and driving dangerously in council estates.

IRELAND: It might be catalogued as Anonymous (2018), because curators at one of the country’s leading galleries are unaware of either the identity or motive for the cover-up of a male nude in two promotional banners.

WORLD: Novichok victim Charlie Rowley has said the deadly nerve agent took just 15 minutes to poison his partner after she sprayed the “oily” substance on to her wrists believing it was perfume.

BUSINESS: UK-based property giant Hammerson has put its Irish and French shopping centres at the top of a new strategy as it faces continuing investor pressure despite seeing off an unwelcome bid earlier this year.

SPORT: Ask to sum up Anthony Nash’s importance to the Cork hurlers and the response is delivered in a flood of words riddled with in-depth analysis and hard facts rather than the usual superlatives and soft nothings.

SPORT: John Motson has ended his short-lived retirement by agreeing to return to work with talkSPORT.

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FEATURE: When the recession hit, Cork-born solicitor Dervla McTiernan moved to Australia and started a writing career. It was the best decision she ever made

VIRAL: YouTuber Daniel Tillotson made a delicious modification to his car, swapping his windscreen washer fluid for fruity kombucha tea.

SHOWBIZ: Celebrities have sent messages of support to Demi Lovato after the singer was reportedly taken to hospital.

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