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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dissident republicans, hospital overcrowding and a nuclear test had everyone talking.

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

6/1/2016 Detective Garda Shay O Donnell holds a AK Detective Garda Shay O Donnell holds a AK 47 rifle as gardaí show samples of weapons seized during the years 2014 and 2015. Source: Photocall Ireland


Financial Markets Wall Street Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: Richard Drew/AP


#GERMANY: Angela Merkel’s office was sealed off due to a suspicious package.

#NORTH KOREA: The UN Security Council has agreed to prepare measures against the country after it carried out a fourth nuclear test.

#EVERY DAY THEY’RE SHUFFLIN: Three British Labour MPs resigned after Jeremy Corbyn’s reshuffle. [BBC]

#CALIFORNIA: The friend of the San Bernadino shooter pleaded not guilty to terror charges.

#COLOGNE: Sex attacks in the city on New Year’s Eve have sparked protests.

#STEELY DAN: Rolling in the Years singer Donald Fagen is accused of assaulting his wife.



Julie and Dave O’Leary both have cerebral palsy. On their wedding day on New Year’s Day, they were unable to have their first dance on the dancefloor like other couples but they came up with a creative and beautiful way around that. [Evening Echo]

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