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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about our newest Senator, Irish preparation for Ebola, and a girl called Malala.

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


Seanad By-Election Count. Independent c Newly-elected Senator Gerard Craughwell. Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland


Nobel Peace Prize 2014 Source: Ben Birchall

#MALALA: 17-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel Peace prize winner in history.

#HORROR: Suspects showed Mexican police new mass graves in the search for dozens of missing students.

#WHERE ARE YOU?: North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has now been missing for five weeks, as rumours about his health intensify.

#EBOLA: A group of experts called for alternative Ebola treatments to be fast-tracked, as the death toll from the ongoing outbreak surpassed 4,000.

#OH SNAP: Hackers claimed to have stolen 100,000 Snapchat photos, and are threatening to leak them.



Today belonged to only one person.

Source: Nobel Prize/YouTube

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