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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the lucky escape for tall ship passengers in Kinsale, Labour’s troubles and the royal baby’s name.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a roundup of today’s news…

Photo: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland



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#SPAIN: Dozens are dead and hundreds are injured after a train derailment in northern Spain.

#KENNEDY: US president Barack Obama has nominated a Kennedy to be the next ambassador to Japan.

#ROYAL BABY: In what we anticipate will be the last word on this for at least a few days, the royal baby now has a name.

#SNOWDEN: US fugitive/whistleblower Edward Snowden looks set to leave a Moscow airport he has spent over a month in after being given a document allowing him to cross the Russian border.

#EGYPT: The US is delaying a delivery of fighter jets to the country following the recent ousting of Mohamed Morsi as president. [BBC]



Love/Hate is Ireland’s answer to The Wire or so says a glowing review from The Guardian as the hit TV show premieres on Channel 5 this evening.

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Hugh O'Connell

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