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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the release of a mother from Mountjoy, the Israeli ambassador and the queues to buy houses…

Updated 23.20pm

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

CALLING ALL SUPERHEROES FOR Ray Foley and JP of Dublin's 98FM (Batman and Robin) with 14-month-old Aaron Quinless from Wexford urge people to take part in the Super Hero Fun Run in aid of Our Lady's Children Hospital at 10:30am on Sunday 5 October in the Polo Grounds, Phoenix Park, Dublin. Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland



Nato Summit 2014 Police walk past a model of a F-35 Lightning II aircraft displayed on the golf course at Celtic Manor in Newport South Wales ahead of the Nato summit. Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

#USA: Barack Obama said the US will not be intimidated by the beheading of a second American journalist by Islamic State militants.

#UKRAINE: Ukranian president Petro Poroshenko released a statement saying that a  “ceasefire regime” had been agreed with Vladimir Putin, but the Kremlin denied any truce deal.

#CZECH REPUBLIC: Ashya King, the child whose parents were arrested for removing him from an English hospital, is to be treated for his brain tumour in the Czech Republic.

#UK: The British man being treated for Ebola in a London hospital was discharged.



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First published 21.00pm

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