NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…
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- Gerry Adams was released without charge.
- And here’s what he had to say about his time in police custody.
- Alan Shatter is ‘deeply disturbed’ about a Sunday Independent report.
- A man was shot dead in Drimnagh in broad daylight.
- A man suffered head injuries in an attack on Camden Street.
- Bus Éireann is not happy about insinuations of corruption.
- An Irish man is being tested for the MERS virus.
- Gardaí smelled cannabis…and then found the cannabis.
- The PAC needs more powers, says a member of the PAC.
- Richard Bruton is on the look out for new investment and jobs…in Texas.
- A family made a TV appeal to the HSE to reinstate their son’s medical card.
- Battens Disease sufferer, beautiful Liam Heffernan passed away, aged 5.
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#UKRAINE: Pro-Russian activists have attacked the police headquarters in the city of Odessa, forcing the release of people who were being held over the violence seen two days ago. [BBC News]
#BIRTHER: Barack Obama was cracking out the jokes last night during the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Our favourite?
Let’s face it, Fox, you’ll miss me when I’m gone. It’ll be harder to convince American people that Hillary was born in Kenya.
#CLIMATE CHANGE: United Nations chief Ban Ki Moon has said we’ll pay for not working quickly enough to combat climate change.
- Know much about the gaming industry in Ireland? This map will teach you a whole host of stuff.
- Innovative companies should be a better bet than buy-to-let property but bankers always prefer bricks and mortar (and rent prices). So then, does Britain need an innovation bank? [The Guardian]
Popular Science has been following a livestream of the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico over the past three weeks. From the unbelievable footage by researchers on the Okeanos Explorer, the website has made 10 excellent gifs of deep-sea creatures, such as this dumbo octopus which you can see is using its ear-like fins to swim.
According to NOAA, the coiled-tentacle posture has never before been witnessed in this species. Check out all the gifs here.