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Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

The Graham Dwyer trial, rent supplements and Daffodil Day… all in your evening new’s catchup.

Updated 10.59 pm

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

Daffodil Day for Irish Cancer Society Children in Dublin today wearing daffodil heads in support of Daffodil Day Source: Niall Carson/PA Wires

IRELAND

INTERNATIONAL

France Plane Crash Flowers laid in memory of the victims of the Germanwings crash laid in Le Vernet, France today Source: AP/Press Association Images

#GERMANY: Locals in the German town where 16 schoolchildren killed in Tuesday’s Germanwing’s crash tragedy lived have been offered money for stories. 

#FRANCE: Rescuers searching in the French Alps for survivors of Tuesday’s crash have only found remains. 

#CANADA: Instagram has said it ‘accidentally’ removed a poet’s picture of her menstruating after she complained to the site that the photo was not against its policy. 

INNOVATION

Ever frustrated at not being able to get the US Netflix over here in Ireland? Well all that could be about to change. 

Facebook has managed to test large, solar-powered drones over the UK, Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed. [The Guardian]

PARTING SHOT

  • One American state is set to bring back the firing squad… here’s why. [Vox]

Read: Graham Dwyer found GUILTY of the murder of Elaine O’Hara

Also: Disappointment at “unusual” news that rent supplement limits won’t be increased

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