BULLETIN: Banks set to remain exempt from tax; Suspected radical kills mother and sister near Paris

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BULLETIN: Banks set to remain exempt from tax; Suspected radical kills mother and sister near Paris

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IRELAND: Banks are likely to be allowed to continue to pay zero tax on billion euro profits following a Department of Finance review of exemptions for lenders and other corporations.

IRELAND: An agreement has been reached between Ryanair and Irish-based pilots after a 22-hour negotiating session.

IRELAND: Pope Francis could be set to experience some of that classic Irish weather this weekend as he arrives on our shores for the World Meeting of Families.

WORLD: A man flagged by French authorities as a suspected radical has killed his mother and sister and seriously injured another woman in a knife attack that was quickly claimed by Islamic State.

VIEWS: Small daily struggles make LGBT people feel like they have to hide.

SPORT: Should criminal law be used more often to police serious incidents of violence during a game at whatever level of sport it occurs?

SPORT: James McClean reported to have been involved in tunnel bust-up during Stoke loss.

... SOME DISTRACTION

VIRAL: Little Freya is surprised with a puppy and her reaction is just too pure.

VIRAL: Dele Alli has taken his tricky goal celebration up a notch – by twisting his flexible fingers into a pair of glasses.

SHOWBIZ: Una Healy has shown off a brand new look weeks after splitting from husband Ben Foden.

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