1. It looks like we'll find out today if we're due to have a snap general election this side of Christmas. Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin were in the final stages of talks yesterday.
2. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle did their first TV interview as an engaged couple last night. They're getting married in spring 2018.
3. Dictionary.com has announced their word of 2017. 'Complicit' is defined as “choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act”.
4. The Australian Music Awards have kicked off down under. Harry Styles, nominated for Best International Artist, has just walked the red carpet.
5. And finally, Bruno Mars is coming back to Dublin in 2018. Graham and Nathan made the announcement at 9am this morning. Get all the info you need here.
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