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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Presidential candidate Peter Casey, Brexit backstop and Jamal Khashoggi’s last published piece hit the headlines today.

TO GET TO know our presidential candidates a little better, we’ve put together a podcast series called The Candidate. In our latest episode, we spoke with Peter Casey.

Now, here’s a round-up of the rest of today’s news.

IRELAND

0659 Homeless Mural_90556598 A woman walks past a Grey Area Homeless Families Mural in Smithfield, Dublin. Source: Leah Farrell/PA Images

INTERNATIONAL 

India Statue of Unity A 182-meters tall tribute to Indian freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel under construction at Kevadiya Colony, India. Source: Ajit Solanki/PA Images

PARTING SHOT 

Artist Banksy has said that his artwork Girl with Balloon should have been completely destroyed at Sotheby’s auction house earlier this month.

The artwork jammed in a shredding device built into its frame after being sold for $1.4 million. The anonymous artist has now shared his ‘Director’s Cut’ of the stunt.

Here’s how things should have gone:

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