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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

CAO results, terror suspect shot in Barcelona and a solar eclipse were just some of the main stories today.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s news.


8502 New Restriction on Cars_90521029 Traffic on Dublin's city centre quays after new traffic restrictions came into effect today. Source: Leah Farrell/


Big Ben repairs Onlookers gather outside the UK Houses of Parliament, as Big Ben's bongs ring out for the last time before renovation work begins. Source: Dominic Lipinski/PA Images

#BARCELONA: Police in the Catalan region of Spain attended an incident in Subirats, where the main suspect in the Las Ramblas terror attack was shot dead.

#MARSEILLEOne person has died and another is seriously injured in the southern French city of Marseille after a van ploughed into people at two bus stops.

#YOU SAW THE WHOLE OF THE MOON: A solar eclipse plunged parts of the US into darkness this evening.


A month ago, an independent graphic novel publisher called SelfMadeHero sent out an open call for pitches that featured UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

The company received a plethora of submissions, with illustrators pitching everything from Corbyn the Barbarian to Corbynman the superhero.

As the Guardian reports, one story features the veteran left-wing politician battling an “inter-dimensional invasion fleet of Daily Mail death drones”, with others showing him making and wielding jars of jam.

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