The inquiry said it had received the legal opinion from the DPP on David Drumm's statement

DPP opposed to publication of Drumm statement

23.14 It is understood the Director of Public Prosecutions remains opposed to the publication of David Drumm's statement to the banking inquiry, in an update received by the committee this evening.

Flight MH17 was shot down in July 2014 with 298 passengers on board

Russia vetoes flight MH17 tribunal proposal

21.00 Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council draft resolution that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.

Ryan Glennon was arrested as part of an ongoing operation in to dissident republican activity in the Dublin area

News in Brief

22.51 A round-up of other Irish and international news

Theo Bronkhorst (r) was charged with 'failing to supervise, control and take reasonable steps to prevent an unlawful hunt'

Zimbabwe court charges local man over lion killing

23.18 A Zimbabwean court has charged a professional hunter with failing to prevent an American from unlawfully killing 'Cecil', the southern African country's best-known lion, in a case that has triggered widespread revulsion at trophy hunting.

The man sustained the shock at the Gare du Nord station from an overhead power line while trying to jump from the roof of one train to another

Man critical after trying to jump onto Eurostar

23.15 An Egyptian man is in a critical condition after sustaining an electric shock at a Paris station while trying to leap onto the Eurostar train to London, said a source close to the case.

An inter-departmental group is looking at ways to support Russborough House

'Constructive' meeting over Beit paintings

23.17 A spokesperson for Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys has said the minister held a very constructive meeting with a number of trustees from the Alfred Beit Foundation this afternoon.

Bernard Daly, Aoife Maguire and Tiarnan O'Mahoney deny all the charges

Anglo Irish Bank 'not on trial' - judge

28 Jul The jury in the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials accused of trying to hide accounts connected to Sean FitzPatrick from Revenue will resume its deliberations in the morning.