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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Charles Cleary being sentenced, Peter Sutherland’s funeral and a nationwide fog warning had everyone talking today.

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

IRELAND

FOG ON THE CURRAGH II2A1904_90533879 Fog at the Curragh in Co Kildare today Source: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

WORLD

face A gallery employee looks at Cardboard Portrait of David Rushbrook by James Lake at Sotheby's in London Source: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/PA Images

#BRITAIN: Pro-Brexit MEP Nigel Farage suggested that Britain should hold a second referendum on EU membership – to silence those who do not want to leave.

#AUSTRALIA: The life support machine of former Home and Away actor Jessica Falkholt, who was seriously injured in a car crash that claimed the lives of her parents and sister, was turned off, according to reports.

#ECUADOR: The country granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years to avoid arrest.

#ENGLAND: Three men who sexually exploited a 14-year-old girl by plying her with drugs and forcing her to work as a prostitute were jailed for a total of 18 years.

PARTING SHOT

original Source: Twitter/krstfr

People on Twitter have been sharing the weirdest things their parents banned them from watching or listening to as children – 101 Dalmatians, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Will Smith all made the list (via DailyEdge).

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