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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Catch up on all that made the headlines today.

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

IRELAND 

4066 Swans Dublin Swans on the estuary in Malahide this morning. Source: Leah Farrell

INTERNATIONAL 

nhs-worker-protests NHS staff and supporters marching in London to call for a 15% pay rise this afternoon. Source: PA

#HISTORIC: Peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government opened in Qatar today.

#NAVID AFKARI: Iran said it executed a young wrestler over the murder of a public sector worker during anti-government protests in 2018, despite international and social media calls for his release.

#TRIAL IN PROGRESS: An Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial has resumed after getting the all-clear from British regulators, following a pause caused by a UK volunteer falling ill.

#MOIRA CAMP: Greek riot police fired tear gas at protesting asylum seekers on Lesbos island today, as thousands demanded help after a fire destroyed Europe’s largest migrant camp. 

PARTING SHOT 

British designer, retailer and restaurateur Terence Conran died today at the age of 88. 

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In his obituary in the Guardian, he is described as having a “brilliant eye, good taste, the zealous energy of a messiah, entrepreneurial flair, humour and great charm”. 

Read more about Conran’s legacy and his impact on life in Britain here. 

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