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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Ian Bailey won’t be extradited, the UK’s new Covid plan, and suspected Shebeens.

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

IRELAND

NO FEE SHOEBOX APPEAL 04 Ellie Sheane from Co Wicklow at the launch of the 2020 Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal. Source: Marc O'Sullivan

  • A third attempt to extradite Ian Bailey to France in relation to the murder of filmmaker Sophie Toscan du Plantier has failed
  • Gardaí have launched an investigation after it’s alleged a Roscommon GAA team held a dinner for up to 50 people following a match
  • Three residents in a Laois nursing home where more than 30 cases of Covid-19 were reported have died
  • A young doctor has said that after he contracted Covid-19, he was unable to finish a sentence and his heart function dropped by two-thirds
  • All social welfare payments will be paid weekly again from next month
  • 825 new cases and one Covid-19 related death was confirmed in Ireland
  • 877 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Northern Ireland in 24 hours.

WORLD

halloween-at-wildwood-trust Mish, one of two rescued 19 month old brown bear cubs, plays with a pumpkin at the Wildwood Trust in Herne Bay, Kent. Source: PA

#UK: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a three-tier Covid-19 plan, imposing Liverpool under the greatest Covid-19 restrictions.

#PERSONAL DATA: Privacy and data rights activist Max Schrems has brought a High Court challenge aimed at halting the Data Protection Commissioner’s probe into Facebook Ireland’s transfer of data to its US-based parent.

#APOLITICAL: The US administration’s leading infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci condemned Donald’s Trump campaign for including him in the president’s re-election bid.

PARTING SHOT

It’s hard what to know what to appreciate most about these photos, provided by An Garda Síochána. 

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The level of detail into decorating the suspected ‘Shebeen’ pub is one fascinating aspect. 

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But the blurring out of all brand names in sight with the same brown smudge, even going so far as to cover over a certain late night chat show host’s face out from the television (as well as the station’s logo in the top corner) is a work of art. 

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