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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about storm damage, the Garda Ombudsman and the law on euthanasia in Belgium.

Updated 22:54

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round up of today’s news…


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#BOSTON: A trial date has been set for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the Boston Marathon bomber suspects. [Associated Press]

#BELGIUM: A bill allowing euthanasia for minors facing “unbearable physical suffering” will be voted on by lawmakers tomorrow.

#SPACE: China’s Jade Rabbit lunar rover has died on the moon’s surface after experiencing a mechanical control abnormality last month.

#SOUTH KOREA: 2,500 couples got married at a mass wedding.



Have you been checking in on the games at Sochi? The New York Times have put together this great interactive feature on snowboarder Shaun White.

First published 20:50

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