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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about goings-on at St Vincent’s Hospital, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, and the IMF on the bondholders…

Updated 22:59

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

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Officials from the EU, ECB and IMF, including Ajai Chopra, at the Department of Finance. (Pic: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland)

IRELAND

INTERNATIONAL

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(AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

#SHAFTESBURY AVENUE: At least 88 people have been injured, seven of them seriously, after the roof collapsed on a London theatre during a performance.

#LEE RIGBY: Two men have been convicted of the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby on a London street earlier. They will be sentenced in the coming weeks.

#PARDON: Russian president Vladimir Putin says he will pardon jailed ex-oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky. [BBC]

#SOUTH AFRICA: The controversial sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial has been admitted to a psychiatric hospital.

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

Filmmaker Casey Neistat was offered $25,000 of 20th Century Fox’s money to make a promotional video for the studio’s upcoming film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty – and he spent it all on a video about helping victims of the typhoon in the Philippines. Here’s what he made.



(Video: CaseyNeistat/YouTube)

Originally published 21:00

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