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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made news headlines today.

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


12896 NO FEE Taoiseach Covid 19 Leo Varadkar walks down the steps of Government Buildings Dublin before addressing the public Source: Leon Farrell/


coronavirus-fri-may-1-2020 Coronavirus related graffiti on a wall in Glasgow Source: PA

#ALLEGATION US Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden denied a former staffer’s allegation of sexual assault, saying the accusation is “not true”.

#ROYAL LAWSUIT The publisher of the Mail on Sunday won the first High Court skirmish in Meghan Markle’s claim against it over publication of a “private and confidential” letter to her estranged father

#STABBING Five people have reportedly been taken to hospital today after a stabbing spree at a shopping centre Australia’s northwestern Pilbara region.

#CORONAVIRUS UN Secretary General António Guterres has said that the Covid-19 pandemic was worsened by a lack of cooperation between countries.


The UK might have Captain Tom Moore, but Ireland now has its own version.

Step forward Kathleen Lynch from Blackrock, who’s also been marking a milestone birthday by attempting to raise money for charity:

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