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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.
Oct 10th 2020, 7:55 PM 23,640 2

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


christmas shopping 860 Shopping on Grafton Street in Dublin today. Source: Sam Boal/


belarus-solidarity-march There was a march in London today to show solidarity with women in Belarus. Source: Aaron Chown/PA Wire/PA Images

#CANCELLED: The Commission on Presidential Debates said next Thursday’s debate has been cancelled. 

#CZECH: The Czech Republic was facing the prospect of a lockdown as the growth in Covid-19 cases in the EU member reached a fourth straight daily record, according to data released today.

#MASKS: North Korea held a giant military parade today, television images showed, with thousands of mask-less troops defying the coronavirus threat as Pyongyang put on show its latest and most advanced weapons.

#BREXIT: Boris Johnson has held down-to-the-wire Brexit talks with Emmanuel Macron as the clock ticks towards the deadline for a Brexit deal.


Joy Division fans in Manchester woke up to a mural paying tribute to Ian Curtis, which was painted in the city to mark World Mental Health Day. 

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Former bandmate Peter Hook said it was an important tribute to the iconic musician, who died in 1980.

“If you’re suffering, seek help,” he said. 

The BBC has a touching video of the mural here

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