1. A least six people have died and more than 100 are injured after a train derailed in American yesterday. The accident happened in Seattle with the train taking a new, faster route for the first time.
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone involved in the train accident in DuPont, Washington. Thank you to all of our wonderful First Responders who are on the scene. We are currently monitoring here at the White House.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 18, 2017
2. The Popes visit to Ireland next year looks set to cost €20 million. €5 million will be provided by the church with the rest coming from fundraising.
3. The Coronas are playing the 3Arena on 21st July next year. Tickets go on sale at 9am this Thursday.
4. Die Hard 4.0, Live Free Or Die Hard, will be available on Netflix from 1st January.
5. And finally, just 5 days and 14 hours until Santa arrives.
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