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Here's What Happened Today: Christmas Eve

Busking on Grafton Street, the terror attack in Berlin and Carrie Fisher had everyone talking today…

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

24/12/2016. Glen Hansard lead musicians busking on Source: RollingNews.ie

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#EMERGENCY: Actress Carrie Fisher is in intensive care after having a heart attack on a plane.

#SETTLEMENTS: Jordan welcomed the UN Security Council’s resolution demanding a halt to Israeli settlements.

#BRITAIN: Theresa May challenged her citizens to ‘forge a bold new role’ in her Christmas message.

#GERMANY: Tens of thousands of people will be evacuated from their homes tomorrow morning so a World Word II bomb can be defused.

#RIP: Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt died.

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PARTING SHOT

It won’t be long now until Santa arrives in Ireland and starts delivering presents to all of the little boys and girls who will definitely have gone to bed early without any fuss. People who dare to question the big man in the red suit often ask how he manages to get around the world in one night. Well we’ve got a festive Factcheck to explain just that…

All of us here at TheJournal.ie would like to wish our readers a very Merry Christmas.

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