Friday's evening round-up: Life for Ross Outram, Former Defence Forces member detained in Syria; Brexit latest

So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

Friday's evening round-up: Life for Ross Outram, Former Defence Forces member detained in Syria; Brexit latest

So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

TO INFORM

ISIS: A former member of the Defence Forces has been detained in Syria over alleged membership of ISIS

Life in jail: Ross Outram has been jailed for life after a jury today found him guilty of murdering 90-year-old retired farmer Paddy Lyons, who was found beaten to death in his own home

Co Down deaths: The 15-year-old girl found dead at a flat in Newry was strangled, the PSNI said

Brexit: The EU's chief Brexit negotiator appears to have offered some concessions to the British Prime Minister Theresa May. Follow the latest Brexit news here

Kieran O'Connor: Kieran O'Connor is a man you'd pick to go to war with you, writes Graham Canty. All-Ireland winning Cork footballer O'Connor is suffering from Ewings Sarcoma. You can donate to the GoFundMe page here

TO ENGAGE

Vicky Phelan was the guest editor for our Feelgood magazine this week. In it, five women, talk about how a cervical smear test saved their lives and why it’s essential children get the HPV jab.

Elsewhere, Dr Michael Harty says resignations and defections have changed the Dáil voting arithmetic, so that non-aligned Independents now hold the balance of power

TO ENTERTAIN

Brexit: Conservative MP Mark Francois and author Will Self locked themselves in a staring contest on the BBC’s Politics Live programme today following a tense exchange over Brexit

ExamViral: People are explaining the one sentence they would say to their pet if they could

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