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Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about who got what job in the Cabinet, the 12th of July parades and the future of the Poolbeg chimneys…

Updated 23.00pm

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

Irish Cabinet Reshuffle 2014. Pictured

Irish Cabinet Reshuffle 2014.

Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

IRISH

WORLD

Mideast Israel Palestinians

An Israeli soldier sleeps on a truck carrying mobile artillery unit shells at a position on the Israel-Gaza border.

Source: AP/Press Association Images

#GAZA: The death toll to the recent conflict has hit 100 as truce efforts waver.

#UK: George Clooney rejected an apology from the Mail Online over a factually inaccurate story about his fiancée’s mother

#SINGAPORE: The national library in Singapore is to destroy LGBT-themed children’s books.

#SPAIN: The mayor of the region covering Magaluf passed a new law giving authorities tighter control over controversial tourist pub crawls.

INNOVATION

  • Scientist are claiming smelly Hydrogen Sulphide gas (also known as farts) could help to prevent cancer, among other diseases.
  • Researchers at the University of Manchester has brought a 410 million-year-old creature back to life through a computer simulation.

PARTING SHOT

Do you know what the world really cares about? If so, prove it. [Business Insider]

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