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Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about phone bugging, Shirley Temple’s death and today’s snow.

Updated 23:00

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


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Temple with her father George at the Santa Monica Athletic Club in Santa Monica on June 5, 1934
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#AMERICA: Former child star Shirley Temple died today aged 85. The actress was a star in the 1930s.

#ALGERIA A military plane crashed in Algeria killing all 103 people on board the aircraft. The plane was carrying soldiers and their families when it crashed in poor weather conditions.

#UK An eleven-month-old baby girl was killed after being mauled by a pet dog in England. A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of child neglect.

#BELGIUM Tax loopholes in several EU states will be fully investigated by the European Union, according to the head of Competition Policy at the European Commission, Joaquín Alumnia.



The Global Mail published this incredible illustrated story on Australia’s immigration system.

First published: 9:00pm

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