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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A plane crash in England, a shooting in Athy and an assault on an Irishman in Sydney had people talking today.

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


22/8/2015. Athy Shooting. Gardai at the scene of a Gardai at the scene of a shooting in Athy, Kildare. Source: Eamonn Farrell/


Shoreham Airshow crash Emergency services attend the scene on the A27 as seven people have died after a plane crashed into cars on the major road during an aerial display at the Shoreham Airshow in West Sussex. Source: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA

#WEST SUSSEX: Seven people died after a plane crashed onto a motorway.

#ASHLEY MADISON: It emerged the vlogger who told his wife she was pregnant after testing her urine had an account on the cheating website.

#CRISIS: Hundreds of refugees stormed the Macedonian border.

#CONFLICT: North and South Korea are still in talks after a threat of war this week.

#FRANCE: There was praise for the men who stopped a gunman on train in Paris.



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