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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Committee recommends repeal, Suu Kyi stripped of Freedom of Dublin and Brexit defeat for Theresa May.

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


star wars 61_90532061 Minister Heather Humphries at the Star Wars - The Last Jedi premiere in Dublin. Source: Sam Boal/


Christmas mail Workers sort Christmas cards and at the Royal Mail sorting centre in Peterborough, UK. Source: PA Images

#BREXIT: UK PM Theresa May suffered a damaging defeat after her own MPs rebelled to demand parliament have the final say on the divorce deal with Brussels.

#ALABAMA: Democrat Doug Jones pulled out an upset win over Republican Roy Moore in a US Senate race. Moore’s campaign was overshadowed by allegations of sexual harassment.

#BIRMINGHAM: A surgeon in the UK has pleaded guilty to assault after burning his initials into the livers of two patients undergoing transplants.


Source: went behind the scenes as the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra rehearses for its upcoming Christmas performances.

From tinsel in their instruments to playing the soundtracks to well-known films, the orchestra have been keeping busy.

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