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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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


Brexit Actors dressed as soldiers at a mock checkpoint constructed during an anti-Brexit rally at the Irish border near Carrickcarnan, Co Louth. Source: PA Wire/PA Images


Brazil: Brumadinho Dam Collapse Nearly 300 people are missing after a dam collapsed at a mine in southeast Brazil. Source: SIPA USA/PA Images

#DAM DISASTER: Eleven people have been confirmed dead and nearly 300 missing after a dam collapsed at a mine in southeast Brazil.

#VENEZUELA: The European Union says it “will take further actions” if new elections are not called in Venezuela in the coming days. 

#SORRY: Britain’s Telegraph newspaper has apologised and paid damages to US First Lady Melania Trump after publishing an article it says contains many false statements.


Earlier today, the news broke that French composer Michel Legrand had died aged 86. 

During his career, which spanned more than half a century, he won three Academy Awards and five Grammys. 

He won his first Oscar in 1969 for the song The Windmills of Your Mind from the film The Thomas Crown Affair.

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