Here are this morning’s top stories on Independent.ie.
Demands for a deferral of the CO2 tax as a 200-euro subsidy are nullified with just one bill
The government electricity loan of €200 will be paid out starting this month doesn’t even cover the cost of one billafter another week of crippling price hikes.
The secret of the cancer doctor Putin and medicinal baths made from antler blood
Vladimir Putin has been visited 35 times by a thyroid cancer doctor at his Black Sea retreat and regularly takes steroids, according to documents revealing the Russian president’s medical condition.
Russian forces retreat amid jubilant scenes, but Zelenskyy says ‘fight is not over’
Led by an armored vehicle, the column of soldiers moved on foot along a dirt road, where a woman stepped forward with a handful of fruit.
The Charlie Bird Effect: Over €1M pledged as the Croagh Patrick Fundraiser for Ascension takes place globally
More than €1 million was raised through over 1,300 fundraisers around the world ahead of tonight’s Climb With Charlie event.
Students in Westport sing for Charlie Bird ahead of his climb of Croagh Patrick
Only 10 percent know the right course of action when they have possible symptoms of Covid
A majority of people are struggling to understand current Covid-19 public health advice, This increases the risk of transmission of the virusshowed up yesterday.
Real estate auctions: House prices increase by up to 100,000 euros at the last second
There are fears that “panic bids” placed in online auctions are driving up house pricesamid calls to better regulate the process of buying a home in Ireland.
How Garda keeps tabs on Russian agents working out of Dublin
Irish security services have closely monitored the activities of Russian spies Sources have confirmed it has been operating from its South Dublin embassy for “several years”, with the information gathered being shared “if necessary” with the security agencies of friendly nations such as the US and UK.
Judge slams Liam Gallagher’s son and Ringo’s grandson after Tesco brawl
A judge has branded the son of Oasis star Liam Gallagher and grandson of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr “entitled” to a late night brawl on a London Tesco Express.
Taoiseach “encouraged” by cross-community condemnation of last week’s security alert
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-tds-look-to-defer-carbon-tax-as-200-electricity-grant-wiped-out-in-one-bill-putin-visited-by-thyroid-cancer-doctor-35-times-41512773.html Today’s headlines: TDs seek to delay carbon tax as €200 electricity subsidy wiped out in bill; Vladimir Putin has been visited 35 times by a thyroid cancer doctor