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Thursday 16 August 2018

Jerry Lee weds a seventh time

Rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis has married for a seventh time in Mississippi, and the new bride is his cousin's ex-wife.

The marriage licence shows Lewis was married on March 9 to Judith Ann Coghlan Brown.

The 76-year-old Lewis, also known as The Killer, is famous for hits like Great Balls Of Fire.

His bride (61) was previously married to one of Lewis's cousins and started working for Lewis several years ago as his caretaker.



Protester dies in Israel demo

A Palestinian protester in Gaza has reportedly died from Israeli army gunfire as thousands took part in an annual protest against Israeli land policy.

Israeli security forces in riot gear deployed in high numbers along the frontiers in anticipation of a repeat of last year's violence, in which at least 38 people died.

Gaza health official Adham Abu Salmia said Israeli forces shot and killed Mahmoud Zaqout (21).



Shannon air firm is probed

THE State agency vying for an ownership and operational role in Shannon Airport faces the axe with two reviews examining its effectiveness.

The examinations of Shannon Development come as it emerges it has failed to raise more than a tenth of the cash promised for a €1m route development fund for the airport announced last December.

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