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Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about the pay of senior HSE staff, two robberies in Dublin, and the possibility of power cuts.

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

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Two tankers are battered by gale winds while at the roadstead in the rough waters of the Gulf of Cagliari, Sardinia. (Image Credit: AP Photo/Max Solinas)

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#SOUTH AFRICA: One person has died and as many as 50 could be trapped following a building collapse near the South African city of Durban.

#SARDINIA: Flash floods on the holiday island of Sardinia have killed 14 people according to the region’s president.

#LEBANON: 22 were killed and more than a hundred injured in a double suicide bombing at the the Iranian embassy in Beirut. [BBC]

#PORTUGAL: The Eurozone approved the penultimate stage of the Portugal’s bailout programme.

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A 48 year-old song was given a new lease of life in first official video for Bob Dylan’s Like a Rolling Stone. The interactive video allows you flick through fake television stations, each of which features characters lip-syncing the lyrics. Watch it here.

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