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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s your evening round-up of today’s headlines.

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

IRELAND

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  • Gardaí confirmed they are investigating the targeting of Taoiseach Simon Harris by protesters while campaigning in Co Mayo.
  • A flight from Brussels to the United States diverted to Dublin Airport due to a medical issue onboard.
  • Contraception is to be made available for free for women up to the age of 35 from next month.
  • Nearly 140 people were arrested during the weekend for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin intends to ask the Pope to designate a new cathedral and basilica in the city centre.
  • Social media companies and government regulators are not doing enough to battle disinformation during elections, an international expert in electoral security told The Journal.

THE WORLD

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#MEXICO Claudia Sheinbaum was elected Mexico’s new president, the first time a woman will hold the position.

#GERMANY Two people died and thousands more were evacuated in southern Germany due to widespread flooding.

#US Hunter Biden, the son of US President Joe Biden, went on trial on gun charges in what is the first prosecution of a sitting president’s child.

PARTING SHOT

Netflix has released a new trailer for the second half of season three of Bridgerton, starring Irish actress Nicola Coughlan.

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