1. It's been revealed that the €200K spent on two new cars for President Michael D Higgins in 2016 came directly from the Garda Transport Capital Budget. The money could have bought 12 new squad cars.
2. Norwegian Air are launching one day return flights from Dublin to New York. You leave Dublin at 8:30am, get to NYC at 10:30am local time and fly back that night.
3. Rumours are building around a Spice Girl reunion and it looks like we could be getting a US and European greatest hits tour.
4. Breaking Bad has been announced as the most binge worthy Netflix show. Orange Is The New Black, House Of Cards, Narcos and Stranger Things make up the rest of the top 5.
5. And finally, we're getting a fresh batch of emojis at the end of the year. Prepare yourself for emoji bagels, fire extinguishers, teeth and red haired people.
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