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Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s been talking about revelations at the Ian Bailey case, what the new Commissioner had to say… and Brucie quitting.

Updated at 11.10pm

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

A New Face For The Garda. Garda Commissi Source: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland



Tian Tian, Edinburgh Zoo’s female giant panda, will be ready to mate soon, zoo staff said [Telegraph] [Andrew Milligan/PA Wire]

#PLANE MYSTERY: The US Navy joined the underwater search for MH370

#SHARK ATTACK: The goggles and swimming cap of a woman taken by a shark in Sydney were found

#SCHUMACHER: And Michael Schumacher is having ‘moments of consciousness,’ his spokesperson said



They’re dropping like flies these showbiz legends.

Last night, Letterman announced he’d be quitting his chat-show. Today, it was confirmed that Bruce Forsyth had officially stepped down from his Saturday night BBC gig fronting Strictly Come Dancing.

Here he is crooning his young heart out with Miss Piggy (and her pig chorus) on the Muppet Show, 38 years ago…

(Youtube: GrownUpKidsChannel)

Didn’t he do well?

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