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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Anders Behring Breivik, the death of Victoria Wood and the ongoing government talks had people talking today.

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


UFC 194 Mixed Martial Arts Source: John Locher


Victoria Wood death Victoria Wood (right) and Julie Walters Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

#NORWAY Anders Behring Breivik has won a lawsuit against Norway for ‘inhuman’ treatment. He has been held in isolation for almost five years.

#MEDITERRANEAN The UNHCR fears that around 500 migrants drowned in the Mediterranean Sea yesterday, after witnesses said their overcrowded boat sank.

#FRANCE French teens are being let smoke in school because of the terror threat.

#USA Utah has declared porn a ‘public health crisis’ that damages young minds.

#MANHATTAN Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both won their New York primaries.



The great comedian Victoria Wood died today at the age of 62. Here’s one of her funniest moments:

Source: HighHoe Kermit/YouTube

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