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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about the four Irish people detained in Cairo, arrests at Eminem’s Slane gig, and Clare getting through to the All Ireland hurling final.

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

Egyptians living in Japan demonstrating at the Egypt embassy in Tokyo today. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)



(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

#EGYPT: The head of the Egyptian army has warned the military will not be silent in the face of violence. [BBC]

#NORTH KOREA: North Korea has agreed to reunions for families separated since the 1950s.

#BRIBERY: US authorities have open a bribery investigation into JP Morgan Chase [New York Times]


  • Global web traffic plunged by 40 per cent when Google went down for 5 minutes. [CNET]
  • Researchers are experimenting with being able to print living tissue. [New York Times]


All the business gurus say to “lean in” and work harder – but research suggests it could actually be better for people to do less and think more. [The Economist]

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