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Dublin: 19 °C Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

An investigation into Insurance Ireland, WhatsApp users warned over spyware hack, and plans for Ireland’s newest town approved.

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


weather 026_90570893 Fiadh (5), Suainibhe (3), Adammair (6) Mc Donna from Malahide enjoying the sunshine on Portmarnock beach in Dublin this afternoon. Source: Sam Boal/


SRI LANKA-NORTH WESTERN PROVINCE-VIOLENCE-AFTERMATH A Sri Lankan province north of the capital was under indefinite curfew today after a Muslim man was killed by a mob on Monday, the first death in anti-Muslim riots in the wake of the Easter terror attacks. Source: Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

#CLIMATE CHANGE: US scientists have detected the highest levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere since records began.

#MONSANTO: A jury in California has ordered Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay €1.78 billion damages to a couple that sued on grounds the weed killer Roundup caused their cancer, lawyers said.

#TIT FOR TAT: The ongoing trade war between the US and China stepped up a gear yesterday after China announced it would be imposing tariffs on $60 billion worth of US exports by next month. 


A German airport worker has damaged Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plane after accidentally crashing a van into it during an attempt to take a picture of the aircraft.

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