Evening round-up: Ana Kriegel; Ruth Morrissey and Madeleine McCann

So that’s Friday 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.

Evening round-up: Ana Kriegel; Ruth Morrissey and Madeleine McCann

So that’s Friday 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

Ana Kriegel: A dog walker has told the trial of two teenagers, charged with murdering Anastasia Kriegel, that he saw a schoolboy ‘make a beeline’ for the abandoned farmhouse where she’s alleged to have been murdered half an hour later.

An order restricting the reportage of Ana Kriegel’s murder trial until its conclusion has been lifted for all but one publisher.

Ruth Morrissey: Terminally ill Ruth Morrissey may have won her landmark High Court action and been awarded a total of €2.1m against the HSE and two US laboratories over the testing of her CervicalCheck smear slides, but there was little to celebrate as she left the Four Courts.

NI elections: The Democratic Unionist Party’s first openly gay election candidate has been elected.

Theresa May: British Prime Minister Theresa May was confronted with anger from her own party after local election results which she admitted were “very difficult” for the Conservatives.

Sterling: Sterling and shares brushed aside the UK local election results as investors focused on the potential fallout from the European Parliament elections later this month.

Munster fan banned: Munster Rugby have banned the supporter who appeared to confront Saracens player Billy Vunipola after the Heineken Champions Cup semi-final at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena.

TO ENGAGE

Mary-Lou McDonald: You don’t need much self-awareness to realise that if you’re making the DUP leader, Arlene Foster, sound reasonable, you’re in trouble.

Cork on the Rise: The prioritisation of the car and poor land use have polluted and ghettoised our cities, but a sustainable approach can change all that, says Abhas K Jha.

TO ENTERTAIN

Eco-friendly bathrooms: Just a little thought is all it takes to make a big — and almost effortless — improvement in bathroom eco-friendliness without compromising personal hygiene and housecleaning.

Chewbacca: Star Wars fans have paid tribute to Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew as they gathered in Ireland for the annual celebration of the film franchise.

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Madeleine McCann: Scotland Yard apply for more funding as local police reportedly have 'new suspect'.

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