BULLETIN: UK can unilaterally revoke EU withdrawal; Video emerges of Longford shooting incident

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BULLETIN: UK can unilaterally revoke EU withdrawal; Video emerges of Longford shooting incident

Here's your lunchtime bulletin.

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WORLD: A cross-party group of politicians has said the UK can “stop the clock” on Brexit after a top European law officer said the country can unilaterally revoke its withdrawal from the EU.

IRELAND: Video has emerged on social media of an incident in which a man was injured and a dog was killed near Granard in County Longford.

IRELAND: State-funded schools are closing the gap on fee-paying schools, with college entry rates at a historic high. The annual Feeder School tables, published in the Irish Examiner, follow the transfer of pupils from around 700 schools to more than 30 third-level institutions.

IRELAND: The president of the High Court has struck off a solicitor after he was found guilty of professional misconduct over his failure to comply with two undertakings given by him concerning charges over properties.

IRELAND: The first ever abortion pill has been approved for use in Ireland. The Health Products Regulatory Authority confirmed to the Irish Examiner last night that it has “received and approved Mifepristone for termination of pregnancy”.

ANALYSIS: The Garda Representative Body was subjected to intense criticism over the one million fake breath tests — a year on, little appears to have changed, writes Michael Clifford.

BUSINESS: About 100 million users of question-and-answer website Quora may have had their personal information compromised following a data breach, the company said.

SPORT: People have taken to social media to express their anger and concern after the comments made by DJ Martin Solveig following Ada Hegerberg's Ballon d'Or win.

SPORT: Limerick hurler Seamus Hickey has announced his retirement from inter-county hurling at the age of 31.

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SHOWBIZ: A comedian and model are the newest stars announced for Dancing with the Stars.

FEATURES: Making Cents: Check your home before severe storms hit.

CULTURE: New one-off drama Care tells the story of a single mum who becomes her mother’s carer after she gets dementia. Georgia Humphreys finds out more about a programme inspired by the real-life experiences of one of its writers.

SHOWBIZ: Katie Price has avoided bankruptcy after reaching a deal with her creditors.

FEATURES: Being spontaneously charitable on a street level has become difficult in a cashless society, but technology could also solve the problem it created, says Eoin Weldon.

CULTURE: Sylvester Stallone has officially handed over Rocky’s crown to Michael B Jordan, and the young star is taking it all in his stride, writes Gemma Dunn.

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