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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Garda appeal for information regarding Grand Canal body, and John Delaney is in some political hot water – it’s the evening fix.

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

17/1/2015. Body in Canal Kildare. The dismembered Gardaí at the scene in Ardclough, Co Kildare, where a man's dismembered body was found in a suitcase in the Grand Canal Source: Eamonn Farrell/



Bill Cosby Charged With Indecent Assault - Philadelphia Bill Cosby, pictured arriving at court, 30 December 2015 Source: AP/Press Association Images

#MANCHESTER: A 34-year-old woman was arrested in connection with the murder of a 60-year-old company director who was found stabbed to death in her luxury country home.

#FRANCE: A man has died after being left ‘brain-dead’ by a clinical drug trial.

#COSBY: The case against the American comedian, accused of multiple sexual assaults, may be about to fall apart

#ISLAMIC STATE: At least 400 people have been kidnapped by the extremist group following an attack on a Syrian city that is reported to have left 300 people dead.

#IRAN: The gulf state can sell oil again after having sanctions lifted in the wake of abandoning its nuclear weapons programme.



Ever wondered what people did to find useless information before Google came along? It seems they asked their public library.

The New York Public Library has unearthed a file full of the questions that a bemused populace used to submit to them before anyone had even dreamt of an information superhighway.

The answers probably didn’t come back quite as quickly mind you.

h/t i100

"When did Moses first come into the public eye?" #letmelibrarianthatforyou

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