NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news.
Egyptians living in Japan demonstrating at the Egypt embassy in Tokyo today. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
- Four Irish siblings are being detained at a prison in Cairo.
- Thousands of people have taken part in a marriage equality march in Dublin.
- Support for abolition of the Seanad has dropped to 37 per cent.
- 63 people were arrested at the Eminem Slane concert.
- Some symphysiotomy survivors have rejected James Reilly’s proposed mediation process.
- Students say they’ll fight any plan from Ruairí Quinn to cut the maintenance grant.
- The plastic bag levy has raised more than €200 million.
- Martin McGuinness has criticised unionists over recent violence in Belfast.
- Clare booked their place in the All Ireland Senior Hurling final after a comprehensive win over Limerick.
(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
#EGYPT: The head of the Egyptian army has warned the military will not be silent in the face of violence. [BBC]
#NORTH KOREA: North Korea has agreed to reunions for families separated since the 1950s.
#BRIBERY: US authorities have open a bribery investigation into JP Morgan Chase [New York Times]
- Global web traffic plunged by 40 per cent when Google went down for 5 minutes. [CNET]
- Researchers are experimenting with being able to print living tissue. [New York Times]
All the business gurus say to “lean in” and work harder – but research suggests it could actually be better for people to do less and think more. [The Economist]