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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

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


Fishermans protest 006 Banners on trawlers on the River Liffey in Dublin this morning Leah Farrell Leah Farrell


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#GREAT BRITAIN: British plans to hold a national day of patriotism, complete with sing-songs, have been labeled a ‘spoof’ by politicians on social media.

#SPAIN: Nine Catalan separatists have been freed from prison today, after being pardoned by the Spanish government.

#GERMANY: Germany are to stage a defiant display of rainbows on Wednesday after Uefa blocked plans to light Munich’s stadium in rainbow colours in protest against Hungary’s anti-LGBTI+ law.


Today marks the five-year anniversary of the Brexit referendum vote. 

A new YouGov poll of today’s Britons show regret but also a divide on the issue to rejoin.

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