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Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about the death of Edward Haughey, Aer Lingus suing SIPTU and off licences urged not to sell booze too early on Paddy’s Day…

Updated 23.12pm

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

imageAer Lingus plane takes off at Dublin Airport. (PA Image)



The wreckage of a helicopter in Norfolk where four people were killed including, Dr Edward Haughey. (PA Image)


#NEW YORK: An eighth body was recovered from the Manhattan apartment buildings destroyed in a gas explosion.

#MALAYSIAN AIRLINES: The US Navy sent in another ship to search for the missing liner.

#CRIMEA: Last-ditch talks between US and Russia on Crimea ended in failure.


  • For the first time ever galaxy watchers may have a front-row look at a massive black hole consuming a gas cloud. []
  • The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has unveiled a robot fish that it claims can change direction almost as fast as the real thing. [MIT]


Here’s what Glenn Ford did after he was released from prison this week after serving 26 years for a murder he did not commit. [The Atlantic]

Originally published 9pm

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