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Dublin: 6 °C Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Anglo bosses found guilty, Bertie Ahern, and Ukraine…

Updated 11.01pm

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

Anglo Irish court case Pat Whelan leaves the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court after being found guilty Source: Brian Lawless



South Korea Ship Sinking Family members of children still missing gather in a hall in South Korea. Source: Ahn Young-joon

#BREAKTHROUGH: Ukraine, Russia, the US and EU have reached an unexpected deal on de-escalating the Ukrainian crisis.

#MISSING: Hundreds of people are still missing, feared dead, after a ferry carrying mainly school students sank off the coast of South Korea.

#HUMILITY: Pope Francis has washed the feet of a dozen elderly and disabled people during an Easter ritual in Rome today.


  • A German media boss has criticised Google, saying his publishing firm is afraid of the search giant [BBC
  • Ryanair has dropped out of the most popular searches on Google after its website overhaul. [Guardian]
  • Rupert Murdoch tried on a virtual reality headset. [Rupert Murdoch's Tumblr]


Having to tell your parents, friends and romantic partners that you’re a porn star can be awkward. talked to fifteen people who do porn to find out about timing, the reactions, and what their friends had to say. [Vox]

Originally published 9.01pm

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