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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Another care home failure, an assault on an Afghan family and three injured firefighters…

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

8/5/2016 Armed Garda Checkpoint. Pictured is a Gar An armed garda checkpoint on the South Circular Road in Dublin late last night. Source:


Spring weather May 8th 2016 A couple relax on the beach in Margate, Kent. Source: Gareth Fuller/PA


#CANADA: The massive wildfire is expected to burn for months.

#INFIDELITY: Donald Trump said Bill Clinton is the ‘worst abuser of women in the history of politics’.

#EGYPT: Eight policemen were shot dead after their minibus was ambushed.

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#SUSPICIOUS: A professor was escorted off  a plane and interrogated after a fellow passenger reported him because he was doing maths.



The New York Times’ Death Row series today tells the story of a man who ended up there without ever firing a bullet.

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