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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Verdict in on Jason Corbett murder trial, five in court over Hillsborough disaster and new plans for the old Central Bank.
Aug 9th 2017, 9:02 PM 7,750 0

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

IRELAND

New Zealand v Wales - 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup - Pool A - UCD Billings Park New Zealand team perform the Haka before the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup, Pool A match at UCD. Source: PA Wire/PA Images

WORLD

Hillsborough disaster court case Former West Yorkshire and Merseyside chief constable Sir Norman Bettison (2nd right) walks past Jenny Hicks and other friends and family of victims as he arrives at Warrington Magistrates' Court where he faces charges following an investigation into the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath. Source: PA Wire/PA Images

#HILLSBOROUGH: Five men, including three former police officers, appeared in court charged over the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.

#UK: A massive child sex abuse network has been cracked by the UK police who paid a child rapist to be an informant.

#USA: The FBI has raided the home of Donald Trump’s former election campaign manager.

#NORTH KOREA: Donald Trump boasted about his nuclear arsenal after North Korea threatened to attack the US territory of Guam.

PARTING SHOT 

There’s been a lot of talk about fairy forts this week after Kerry TD Danny Healy Rae claimed they had caused a dip in the roads. This handy map gives you all the info you need about where to find them. [Hat-tip: @anniewestdotcom]

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