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Dublin: 16 °C Monday 18 June, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the mass grave in Tuam, the Leaving Cert and a spat between a Dublin Bus driver and a cyclist.

Updated 11pm

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

Leaving Cert exams begin. Leaving cer Leaving cert students at Marian College, Ballsbridge, Dublin, sit English paper 1 this morning. Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland



Hong Kong Tiananmen Anniversary Source: Kin Cheung/PA

#TIANANMEN: Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong for a vigil to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing. [BBC]

#FREE: The Taliban released footage of their handover of sergeant Bowe Bergdahl to the US forces. [AFP]

#SYRIA: Bashar al-Assad has been re-elected in Syria and three people were killed by celebratory shots fired by his supporters. [AFP]



Martin McGuinness wasn’t delighted with his pick in the World Cup office pool…

First published 9pm

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