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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about murder in Dublin, Angela Kerins’ salary and stick tape.

Updated 22:59

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

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Rehab Group’s Angela Kerins at a board meeting today where her salary was revealed to the media. (Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)

IRELAND

WORLD

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Police stand around the aircraft after passengers were evacuated from a hijacked Ethiopian Airlines Plane on the airport in Geneva (Image: Salvatore Di Nolfi/AP).

#HIJACKING: No Swiss fighter jets were scrambled this morning when a co-pilot hijacked his own plane because it happened outside of business hours, the country’s airforce said. [AFP]

#NORTH KOREA: The UN said North Korea’s leaders should be brought before an international court for a litany of crimes against humanity, including exterminating, starving and enslaving its population. [AFP]

#UNITED KINGDOM: Three former bankers were charged in connection with lending rate fixing. [Associated Press]

#PAKISTAN: A couple was stoned to death for having an affair – just two of hundreds killed around the country each year in the name of defending family honour. [AFP]

#SOUTH KOREA: Ten people are said to be dead, and dozens trapped in South Korea building collapse.

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

This great strip from xkcd shows the frequency of a number of different events. Out favourites include ‘Someone buys a vibrator’, ‘Someone’s pet cat kills a mockingbird’ and ‘A Sagittarius named Amelia drinks a soda’.

First published 21:00

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