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Dublin: 1 °C Monday 19 March, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the Labour Party, the bodies of 800 babies in Tuam and a review of the Justice Department.

Updated 10.58pm

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

Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland



Spain King Abdicates Crowds of people gather in the main square of Madrid, Spain. Source: AP/Press Association Images

#PORTUGAL: Searches of wasteland in Praia de Luz continued with officers thought to be using ground-penetrating radar equipment. [AFP]

#SPAIN: Huge crowds took to the streets to protest against the monarchy after the abdication of King Juan Carlos yesterday. [AFP]

#EGYPT: Ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been declared president-elect with 96.9 per cent of the votes in the election. [AFP]

#QATAR: Irish companies operating in Qatar have been warned that the labour system there could be seen to facilitate a form of slave labour.



The Guardian readers snapped these great photos for May’s travel photo competition, with beautiful shots of both wild animals and wild landscapes.

First published 9pm

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