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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Stan Lee dies aged 95, Amnesty strips honour from Aung San Suu Kyi and spiralling rents – it’s the evening fix.

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


008 Santa Grotto at Jervis Shopping Centre_90558434 Santa's on his way to Jervis Street, and made a special appearance there today with Thea Walsh (8) Source: Sasko Lazarov/


Obit Stan Lee Stan Lee (centre) - posing with actors Eric Kramer and Lou Ferigno - who died today. Source: Nick Ut/AP/PA Images

#MARVEL: Legendary comic book writer Stan Lee died aged 95.

#WARNING: A British tourist died after contracting rabies from a cat bite in Morocco.

#ARMISTICE: Donald Trump didn’t attend an event honouring the war dead as he “didn’t want to disrupt traffic in Paris”.


On a day when a comic book legend passed away, there was a silver lining for fans of two well-known cartoon franchises today.

The trailer for Toy Story 4 dropped, as did the trailer for the first live-action Pokémon movie starring Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu (yes, you’re reading that right).

Source: Disney•Pixar/YouTube

Source: Warner Bros. Pictures/YouTube

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