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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

The Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, an Al Qaeda attack in Africa, and a body found in the Grand Canal – it’s the evening fix.

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


16/1/2016.Business man Denis O Brien carries the c Denis O'Brien carries the coffin of the late PJ Mara, former Fianna Fáil adviser and director of elections, at his funeral today Source:


Burkina Faso Hotel Attack A soldier stands guard outside the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, today Source: AP/Press Association Images

#BURKINA FASO: At least 26 people have died and 56 people have been injured after an Al Qaeda attack on a hotel in the African country,

#YOU KNOW NOTHING: Channel Four journalist John Snow has apologised for making a joke during an Alan Rickman obituary.

#US: An American couple who won €300 million in the recent Powerball lottery have no plans to give up their work

#LONDON: Nine people have been injured after a double-decker bus collided with a Smart car.



Take a look at this image. Notice anything strange? Try taking a few steps back…

wwf Source:

It’s a visual illusion created by Russian artist Ilja Klemencov, and if you look hard enough you’ll make out the World Wide Fund for nature’s (WWF) panda logo – designed to draw attention to the precarious status of the endangered species.

A worthwhile cause, but we’ll understand if it gives you a headache.

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