July 11, The News Bulletin: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds
The government is expected to survive the vote on Sinn Féin’s motion of no confidence on Tuesday as two TDs, Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh and independent TD Marc MacSharry said they would vote against it. The motion comes after the government lost its majority in the Dáil last week.
The €100 increase in the back-to-school clothing and footwear allowance has been moved forward to next Monday, having been originally due to come into place in August.
Leaked company documents from Uber reveal lawbreaking and show how the company secretly lobbied governments, with The Irish Times reporting that Uber had an impact on Fine Gael’s 2016 election manifesto.
The Irish Times
Short-term lettings like Airbnb will face stricter regulation as the government will introduce new controls set to kick in from September to increase the number of rental properties.
Liz Truss, former UK foreign secretary is among 11 candidates to declare a Conservative party leadership bid, telling The Daily Telegraph she would cut taxes from day one as Prime Minister.
Twitter is planning a legal response to sue Elon Musk as the Tesla founder says he wants to pull out of the $44bn takeover.