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Here's what happened today: Thursday

Reeling in the Years, the EMA and Johnny Depp made headlines today.

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

IRELAND

coronavirus-thu-mar-18-2021 A woman walks past a mural by Emmalene Blake in Dublin city centre. Source: PA

INTERNATIONAL

konik-ponies Konik ponies fight for dominance as the foaling season begins at nature reserve in Cambridgeshire, UK, today. Source: PA

#GERMANY: A study commissioned by the Catholic Church uncovered hundreds of cases of sexual violence allegedly committed by clergy and laymen in Germany’s top diocese.

#EUTHANASIA: The Spanish parliament voted through a law legalising euthanasia, making Spain one of few nations to allow terminally-ill or gravely-injured patients to end their own suffering.

#NETHERLANDS: Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s conservative party powered to a fourth consecutive election victory.

#JOHNNY DEPP: Amber Heard lied about giving her $7 million in divorce money to charity, Johnny Depp’s lawyers told an appeal court in the UK.

PARTING SHOT

Having St Patrick’s Day midweek was a bit mad, wasn’t it? Tuesday felt like Friday and Thursday felt like Monday. Comedian Shane Daniel Byrne summed up the discombolulation of it all with an enjoyable little sketch.

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