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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

An Taoiseach talks to ‘The Donald’, Alan Shatter wins his appeal, and Siptu threaten strike action – it’s the Evening Fix.

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


shutterstock_325743041 A rhino iguana, a species which was allegedly stolen from a Lucan library last year. Source: Shutterstock/Phongsakorn Supaphan


US Presidential election Source: PA Wire/PA Images

#ELECTION HANGOVER: Protesters lit fires in the streets and blocked traffic in response to the shock election, while Donald Trump and Barack Obama discussed the transition of power at the White House.

#LINCOLNSHIRE: Two teenagers have been handed 20-year sentences for committing the “cold, ruthless, and chilling” murders in 2015.

#ENGLAND: A gas leak at a Carlsberg brewery has left one man dead and 22 people requiring hospital treatment, according to police and the Danish company.



Retailer John Lewis’ Christmas adverts always seem to hit that perfect balance of mass emotional appeal without the clichés – and their latest advertisement released today is no different. Meet Buster the Boxer.

Source: John Lewis/YouTube

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