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Here's What Happened Today: Good Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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


Londonderry unrest Freshly changed graffiti in the Creggan area of Londonderry, Northern Ireland after 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee was shot last night. Source: PA Images


#CHINA-SHANGHAI-FOG (CN) The Shanghai Tower, a 632-meter skyscraper (imagine Liberty Hall x10), surrounded by thick fog in east China's Shanghai earlier today. Source: PA Images

#JAPAN: A boy who was the world’s smallest baby when he was born was able to leave hospital.

#CANADA: Three world-renowned professional mountaineers are missing and presumed dead following an avalanche.

#RUSSIA: The Kremlin dismissed the Mueller report (again).

#UNITED STATES: A couple who imprisoned their children were sentenced to life in prison.


Lyra McKee gave a Ted Talk on the importance of changing religious teaching on LGBT people and how it will change lives. Watch it in full here.

Source: TEDx Talks/YouTube

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