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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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

IRELAND

Gardai seize drugs and firearms in Finglas The monkey, George, seized by gardaí during an operation Finglas today. Source: RollingNews.ie

WORLD

News_Peregocetus_pacificus_01_EN Paleontologists in Peru have discovered the fossil of 43-million-year-old whale that had four legs, hooves and long, webbed fingers. Source: RBINS Museum

 #BREXIT: British Prime Minister Theresa May has asked for Brexit be delayed until 30 June as she holds ongoing negotiations to get British MPs to agree a withdrawal deal.

#BIRMINGHAM BOMBING: An inquest into the deaths of 21 people as the result of two separate IRA bombings in 1974 has found that the victims were all unlawfully killed.

#DIVORCE: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, has agreed a divorce settlement with his wife MacKenzie worth $35 billion (€31bn). 

PARTING SHOT

Politico has set up an interactive search tool which lets you see which UK MPs are following other MPs, news outlets, EU leaders etc. 

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Analysis of the Westminster Twitter bubble found that most MPs’ timelines are skewed towards their own political party. 

Turns out MPs don’t care what their opponents think. Who knew. 

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Have a go here. 

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