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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about Enda Kenny’s ‘McNulty-gate’ apology, Helen O’Driscoll, and new bank bailout developments.

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

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France Islamic State Muslims A large group of Muslims pay homage to French mountaineer Hervé Gourdel who was beheaded by Islamist militants in Algeria, during a gathering in front of the Paris Grand Mosque Source: AP/Press Association Images

#BRITAIN British MPs voted to join air strikes on Islamic State.

#VATICAN Pope Francis fired a bishop who promoted a priest accused of sexual abuse.

#NORTH KOREA Leader Kim Jong-un hasn’t been seen in public since 3 September and speculation abounds as to why.

#SIERRA LEONE The Sierra Leone president says that Ebola is “worse than terrorism”.

#UK DJ Dave Lee Travis was given a three-month suspended sentence for an indecent assault.



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dancing drones

Watch drones dance with Cirque du Soleil… no seriously. Here’s a fantastical video that sees flying lampshades come alive. [TIME]

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