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Dublin: 14 °C Wednesday 14 November, 2018
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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Thousands march for Pride in Dublin, protests across the US over immigration policy and heatwave continues – It’s The Fix.

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

IRELAND

Dublin Pride ParadeMembers of the armed forces during the annual Pride Parade today in Dublin. Thousands took to the streets for the parade today.Source: PA Wire/PA Images
  • Thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to celebrate and march in the city’s annual Pride Parade.
  • Two investigations were launched after a man died in a farming accident in Mayo.
  • Met Éireann issued a drought warning for the country as Ireland’s prolonged heatwave continued unabated.
  • Gardaí appealed for witnesses following a security van robbery in Clonee, Co Meath yesterday.
  • Gardaí appealed for the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a missing Dublin teen.
  • The public was asked to report any sightings of distressed fish which may be caused by high water temperatures and low water levels.
  • A man was arrested last night after a rock containing a homophobic message was thrown through the window of one of Dublin’s most popular LGBT venues.
  • The sister of a man who drowned, along with a friend, off the Waterford coast in 2010 accused Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of gross insensitivity for saying that a public inquiry into the deaths won’t “bring anyone back”.

WORLD

Demonstrations against President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policy.- DCJonathan Reed from Maryland holds a placard under a spray of water from a fire truck as demonstrators rally against the separation of immigrant families, in Washington DC.Source: Douliery Olivier/ABACA

#PROTESTS: Large crowds of demonstrators marched across the country today to protest the separation of families under President Donald Trump’s hardline policy.

#LEEDS: Four men died  and a teenage girl is in a critical condition in hospital after a head-on collision in the English city of Leeds.

#THAILAND: Rescue divers reached several kilometres inside a flooded cave where 12 boys and their football coach have been trapped for a week, offering a flicker of hope for the harrowing search.

PARTING SHOT

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has shared an apology letter written by the late Anthony Bourdain to his daughter. The letter captures some of the magic the chef, writer and television personality was known for. (via The DailyEdge)

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