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Dublin: 10 °C Thursday 25 April, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

AirAsia plane wreckage, Irish man critical in Sydney, and Ebola patient’s deteriorating condition have everyone talking.

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


Collapsed turbine A wind turbine which collapsed at Screggagh wind farm, County Tyrone Source: Niall Carson


Winter Idyl at park Maksimir - Croatia Source: Press Association Images

#LONDON The condition of Ebola patient Pauline Cafferkey deteriorated to ‘critical’

#GLASGOW Three members of the same family who died in the Glasgow bin lorry crash were laid to rest.

#AIRASIA Large parts of the crashed AirAsia plane were found in the Java Sea.

#UK The woman making sex claims about Prince Andrew – which have been heavily denied – said she won’t be silenced.

#NIGERIA Islamic extremists Boko Haram seized 40 men and boys on New Year’s Eve. 

#INDIA Two brothers were arrested over the rape of a Japanese tourist


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