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Dublin: 7 °C Friday 19 December, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Today everyone’s talking about girl, one, falling to her death, David Frost’s death, sarin gas used in Syria and Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital.

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

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(PA Wire)

IRELAND

  • One-year-old girl dies after falling from Dublin apartment window.
  • Egypt extends Halawa’s detention period for 15 days.
  • Around 250 locals take back Kildare stud farm from IBRC.
  • Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin the most popular coalition option.
  • Joan Burton says more answers needed from Brian Cowen. [RTÉ]
  • Micheál Martin criticises party politics and Budget leaks.
  • Michaella McCollum Connolly’s lawyer details her kidnap and arrest.
  • Bus Éireann passengers terrorised by youths throwing urine.
  • Two years on here’s how the Priory Hall apartments look like now.
  • Up to 20,000 expected to apply for Garda positions.
  • Ivan Yates will be back on Newstalk this week.
  • Funeral of Seamus Heaney will be broadcast live.

INTERNATIONAL

#SYRIA The US has evidence that sarin nerve gas was used.
#UK Broadcaster Sir David Frost has died, aged 74.
#SOUTH AFRICA Nelson Mandela leaves hospital.
#JAPAN Pipe leaking radioactive water patched up with tape at Fukushima.

INNOVATION

  • Rumours that Windows 9 will be out next year. [Digital Times]
  • Inventor of ‘the most hated font’ Comic Sans defends himself. [Huff Post]

PARTING SHOT

If you’ve got 15 minutes to spare, this video of the funniest game show answers of all time is gas.

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