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Dublin: 17 °C Thursday 19 April, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Chase and crash on the N7, emergency landing at Shannon and Bono under fire.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of the news this Christmas Eve.


LR N7 CRASH 758A2911 The scene on the N7 this evening where a car crashed after it sped away from gardaí. Source: Eamonn Farrell


Winter weather Dec 28th 2017 Winter sunshine at the Kelpies on the Forth and Clyde canal at Falkirk. Source: : Andrew Milligan/PA Images

#NORTH KOREA: US President Donald Trump has said that China has been “caught red handed” allowing oil shipments into sanction-hit North Korea.

#KREMLIN: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that an explosion that tore through a St. Petersburg supermarket was “an act of terror”.

#AFGHANISTAN: More than 40 people were killed and dozens were wounded in a suicide blast targeting Shiites in Kabul.


U2 frontman Bono sat down for an in-depth interview with Rolling Stone magazine and talked about his life and the band he’s spent over 40 years as a member of.

His comments about ‘girly music’ haven’t gone down quite as well, however.

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