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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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


RIVERS THAT FLOOD II2A7672 High water levels on the River Barrow in Kilkenny. Source: Eamonn Farrell/Rollingnews.ie


winter-weather-feb-24th-2020 Three-year-old Molly Maybury enjoys the wintry conditions in Leyburn in North Yorkshire. Source: Danny Lawson/PA Images

#NEW YORK: Harvey Weinstein was found guilty on two counts at a rape trial in New York.

#VOLKSMARSEN: “Several” people were injured after a car drove into a carnival crowd in Germany.

#CALIMA: Canary Islands airports reopened after a sandstorm forced closures.


The Brits have done as bad as us in recent Eurovision song contests.

The BBC call the shots on each year’s entry and have taken a punt this year by allowing a record label to select what gets put forward for this year’s Eurovision song contest.

The Guardian have even written an editorial on it:

“BMG has identified its priority as ‘coming up with a good song’. That seems the right place to start.”

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