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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Brendan Howlin new Labour Party leader, flavoured cigarettes banned and missing flight wreckage found.

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

Pets in the City Natasha Eames of the DSPCA and Richie Shaw with Beano the Python at the launch of the Pets in the City will take place on Sunday 29 May in Smithfield Square, Dublin. Source: Jason Clarke Photography



EU referendum Prime Minister David Cameron with Labour's former culture secretary Tessa Jowell try to recreate the famous Beatles album cover as they campaign for Britain to stay in the EU. Source: Jeremy Selwyn/Evening Standard/PA Wire

#NIGERIA: Questions were raised about a Nigerian woman after claims that she was among the 219 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014.

#FRANCE: Egypt found wreckage including seats and luggage from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean yesterday.

#PARIS ATTACKS: Salah Abdeslam, a surviving member of the group that carried out the Paris attacks in November that killed 130 people, was questioned by French investigators for the first time on Friday.



Check out this serious exercise courtesy of the Irish Defence Forces:

Source: DFMagazine/YouTube

On Snapchat: Ireland’s favourite food brands were announced today. We did a blind taste test to see if people can really tell the difference between the big names and the non-brands.

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