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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

The UK Budget, Nama’s NI portfolio and Brian Cowen before the banking inquiry had people talking today.
Jul 8th 2015, 11:48 PM 13,750 0

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

garda photo - fix The viewfinder on a garda speed gun out in Blackwater Source: Garda Traffic

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Budget day anti-austerity march Protesters against the UK budget cuts in Parliament Square earlier today. Source: John Stillwell/PA Wire/Press Association Images

#GREECE: The country’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has made a formal request for a third bailout for the country. 

#NEW YORK: The New York Stock Exchange went down today… and nobody is sure exactly why.

#UK: Britain announced its budget today, and is limiting child tax credits to two children per family. 

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PARTING SHOT

Connor McGregor is certainly an interesting personality, but is he an icon for Ireland’s forgotten generation? Vice seems to think so. [Vice]

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