The Week that was
Blind Date host and British TV star Cilla Black is found dead in her holiday home abroad at the age of 72. Ms Black, who was one of Britain's best loved entertainers, is believed to have suffered a stroke.
Every car on the road is to be linked directly to the driver's licence for the first time in a crackdown on the implementation of penalty points. A new central register will now be accessible to the Court Service, the gardaí and the Road Safety Authority.