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Dublin: 14 °C Wednesday 14 November, 2018
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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Water restrictions, smear test settlement, and Donald Trump reacts to newspaper shooting.

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news.

IRELAND

Summer weather June 29th 2018 Yasmina, a female red panda, eyes up an ice block with frozen fruits inside at Dublin Zoo. Source: PA Wire/PA Images

  • Emma Mhic Mhathúna received a “significant” €7.5 million settlement over her incorrect smear test results
  • hosepipe ban will be put in place in the Greater Dublin Area from Monday
  • A boy accused of the murder of Ana Kriegel was refused bail at the High Court
  • An ice cream van crashed  through the front doors of a church in Tralee
  • The Disclosures Tribunal heard a recap of evidence during closing statements
  • David Drumm pleaded guilty to authorising or permitting illegal loans to be given to ten businessmen in 2008 to buy shares in the bank
  • DUP leader Arlene Foster told the LGBT community that she sees them as “fellow citizens”, but said her opposition to same-sex marriage was a “principled position”

WORLD

#CHINA-JIANGSU-WEATHER-SUMMER (CN) Tourists cool themselves off at a water amusement park in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province. Source: Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

#LIVERPOOL: The former police commander who was in charge on the day that 95 Liverpool fans died at Hillsborough will face trial for their manslaughter.

#BALI: Thousands of tourists were stranded as Bali shuttered its international airport following a volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island.

#’ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE’: Donald Trump said that journalists “shouldn’t fear being violently attacked while doing their job” after the shooting at the Capital Gazette.

PARTING SHOT

Dublin Zoo has been working on ways to keep its animals cool in this unusually warm weather – by giving them ice pops.

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