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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In tonight’s Fix: Murder accused found dead in cell; baby Jesus comes home in pieces; and North Korea’s no-frills airline in photos…

Christmas much? One homeowner in Leicester takes it pretty seriously...
Christmas much? One homeowner in Leicester takes it pretty seriously...
Image: Rui Vieira/PA Wire/Press Association Images

EVERY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of the day’s main stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

Mourners cry as they meet the body of Kim Jong-il lying in state in Pyongyang (AP/Press Association Images)

  • Media figure Piers Morgan has denied any knowledge of phone hacking during his time as editor of the News of the World and the Daily Mirror. He faced questions from the UK’s Leveson Inquiry today.
  • Fine Gael senator Catherine Noone has criticised Bus Éireann for “serious discrepancies” in its fares – saying commuters travelling short distances are paying well over the odds.
  • We’ve been looking at the most popular YouTube videos in Ireland this year. Turns out we really like talking dogs.
  • The Ivory Tower, the high-profile Cork restaurant run by chef Seamus O’Connell has avoided shutdown after a closure order from the Food Safety Authority was lifted.
  • As the big day looms, most of our festive decorations are up. So let’s get the argument out of the way: Do you go for a real Christmas tree, or a fake one?
  • And finally: If it’s graffiti you’re after, without the legal hassles, why not try painting walls with lasers? Vodafone took some artists on a tour of Ireland to show you how:

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