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Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

A new poll, thousands protest and gardaí receive FBI training on online child abuse…

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

IRELAND

water protest - 1 A large number of people gathered in the centre of Dublin for today's water protest Source: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

INTERNATIONAL

Ukraine An ultra-right activist prepares to throw a stone towards a window of Sberbank of Russia office in Kiev. It is the second anniversary of protest that brought down a pro-Russian president in Ukraine Source: AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky

#UNITED STATES: The longest serving solitary confinement prisoner in US history has been released. 

#UNITED KINGDOM: The country has announced the date that it will decide whether or not to leave the European Union.   

#FRANCE: As many as 1,000 migrants have been told to leave the Jungle refugee camp in Calais. 

INNOVATION

  • An Oregon man who stole explicit images of celebrities has pleaded guilty to a felony hacking charge in the United States. [The Guardian
  • Ever miss playing the game snake? Well Corsair have developed a mechanical keyboard that allows you to play snake on it, rather than with it. [Geek.com]

PARTING SHOT

You know the way they say anything can happen on live television? Well, earlier today a TV presenter on ITV’s Good Morning Britain appeared to rip an extremely valuable comic book poster. All was not how it seemed however…

Source: Good Morning Britain/YouTube

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