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1. #GREEK UNORTHODOX: Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has announced he is stepping down, a day after the country’s referendum in which 61.31% of people voted No to austerity demands in a proposed bailout.

2. #NEW ZEALAND: An Irishman, Finbarr Clabby, was found dead in Wellington Harbour.

3. #DONEGAL: Gardaí are investigating after a car with six people on board crashed through a garden fence near Moville.

4. #IRISH SUMMER: Met Éireann has issued a rainfall warning for the entire country – as heavy, thundery showers sweep in.

5. #OUT: Rory McIlroy’s defence of his Open title is in serious doubt after the golfer ruptured his left ankle ligaments while playing soccer.

6. #WIFFY: Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames has hit back at criticism she received for mispronouncing ‘wifi’ in the Seanad, saying it amounts to cyberbullying.

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