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Dublin: 16 °C Friday 31 October, 2014

Here What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about a plane that was shot down over Ukraine, Israel’s latest attack on Gaza and the crazy fog in Dublin.

IRELAND

Fog

Source: @gizmolg13 via Twitter

INTERNATIONAL 

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#UKRAINE: A Malaysian passenger plane with 295 people in board has been ‘shot down‘ over Ukraine en route to Kuala Lumpur.

#GAZA: Israel has launched a ground operation in Gaza. Earlier today three mortar shells hit Israel just as a UN-proposed ceasefire started.

#GERMANY: A German MP faces child porn charges for alleged downloads to his work computer.

INNOVATION

  • A space probe has taken images that shows what looks like two separate lumps of rock and ice. [TheJournal.ie
  • Political favouritism can now be seen from space. A new study has used light to establish that economic activity gravitates towards the birth places of political leaders. [TheJournal.ie]

PARTING SHOT

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Well now you can vocalise your feelings with the help of Jarule.

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