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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Enda Kenny elected Taoiseach, Dave Mahon found guilty of manslaughter and elections in the UK…

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

6/5/2016. General Election 2016 Enda Kenny leaves Leinster House for the Aras. Source: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

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Scottish Parliament election 2016SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon reacts as results come in at a Scottish Parliament election countSource: Danny Lawson/ PA

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#UNITED KINGDOM: Election results have been coming in and Sadiq Khan will be London's next mayor. [BBC]

#CANADA: The huge wildfire has grown more than ten times in size.

#GERMANY: A man accused of New Year's Eve sex assaults in Cologne appeared in court.

#NORTH KOREA: The first ruling party congress for nearly 40 years was held.

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