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Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about how more social houses are on the way, Mick Wallace and Clare Daly met Julian Assange and the Phil Lynott statue making a return.

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

Philomena Lynott admires the newly repaired statue of her late son, Phil. (Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)


The charred Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where supporters of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi had a protest camp. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)


#EGYPT At least 525 people have been killed in Egypt since police stormed protests yesterday.

#US Bradley Manning apologised to the US for the hurt he had caused.


  • Developers have come up with weather app that allows smartphones become meteorologists. [The Telegraph]
  • An interactive map pinpoints 1.2 million global road traffic deaths. [Mashable]


A new mammal species has been discovered – meet olinguito.

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