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A 59-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating the sectarian murder of ten Protestant workmen at Kingsmill in Northern Ireland in 1976.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland say the arrest also relates to the attempted murder of one other man who survived the attack.
The workmen were shot dead after their van was stopped near the village of Kingsmill.
The Olympic opening ceremony gets underway on Friday night in Brazil as all the nations in attendance and the flag bearers prepare to have their moment in the spotlight.
The Games in Rio have already had plenty of problems to contend with in the build up, but as the huge event finally approaches, there is an air of excitement growing.
A significant dissident arms dump has been discovered in Lurgan, Northern Ireland.
Sky News' Ireland correspondent David Blevins says officers are still dealing with a fully constructed bomb found at the dump.
He said the dump included "fire arms explosives and pipe bombs" and that police say some of the items were in an advanced stage of readiness.
Two Gardaí were hospitalised last night after being attacked by a gang of youths in Dublin's north inner city.
A male and female Garda were set upon while on patrol on Manor Street just after midnight.
Both were brought to the Mater Hospital and have since been discharged.
This weekend sees the release of Suicide Squad, what many had hoped to be the last great hope for an otherwise peculiarly dodgy summer of blockbusters.
However, with the critical reaction being so negative that fans called for aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes to be taken down - despite the fact that it's owned by Warner Bros., the same company behind the movie that's being put on blast - it's clear that it will not be the saviour many had hoped it to be.