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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Coveney unveils no-deal Brexit Bill, Deliveroo workers on strike, and vets at border posts – it’s the evening fix.

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


birds 248_90564889 A feeding frenzy at St Stephen's Green this afternoon Source: Sam Boal/


UPI 20190222 Pope Francis arrives for the second session of 'The Protection Of Minors In The Church' meeting at the Synod Hall in the Vatican City Source: Galosi Spaziani UPI/PA Images

#SCOTLAND: The teenager who abducted and killed six-year-old Alesha MacPhail was named as Aaron Campbell.

#CHICAGO: R Kelly was charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse.

#DROPPED: Jussie Smollett is set to be written out of the show Empire as he faces three years in jail for falsely claiming he was the victim of a homophobic, racist assault.


The new James Bond film will be called… Shatterhand.

This piece on the Guardian pulls no punches as it showcases its disdain for the name. 

Then again, Shatterhand was also the name of a 1991 Nintendo game about a robot policeman who goes around punching stuff until it explodes, so maybe it will be about that.

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