NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…
Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin today. (Pic: Photocall Ireland)
- Ireland exits the bailout programme tomorrow – and Cabinet ministers are happy.
- The body of a woman in her 20s has been discovered at a house in Mayo.
- Gerry Adams was in a guard of honour for Nelson Mandela in South Africa.
- Enda Kenny has condemned last night’s bomb in Belfast.
- Joan Burton and Michael Noonan are the most popular ministers.
- Gardaí are searching for a 69-year-old woman missing since Thursday.
- Revenue seized 60,000 illegal cigarettes in Cork.
- A man has been arrested over a double murder in Northern Ireland.
- Hundreds of people queued to see Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin.
- The weather has taken a turn for the worse…
A photo of the moon’s surface taken by the on-board camera of China’s lunar probe which landed today. (AP Photo/Xinhua/Wang Jianmin)
#FINAL FRONTIER: China has become the third country after the US and the former Soviet Union to land a space craft on the moon.
#UKRAINE: The mayor of Kiev has been suspended after a brutal police crackdown on pro-EU protesters.
- Irish coding movement CoderDojo is joining forces with the US State Department to teach young people in parts of Africa coding skills. [SiliconRepublic]
- Mashable tells the story of how a one-time trainee doctor secured his dream job – solely through using Instagram. [Mashable]
- Stuck for gift ideas? Here’s our guide to some of the best gadgets around.
The Guardian has put together this list of the 10 best children’s TV characters. It’s very British focused, obviously – don’t expect to see Bosco on the list – but there’s some worthwhile entries there. Personally we’re just glad that Fozzie Bear made the list. [Guardian]