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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about Ian Bailey, John Joe Nevin, and MH370…

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

Ian Bailey Court Cases Ian Bailey and his partner Jules Thomas. Laura Hutton / Photocall Ireland Laura Hutton / Photocall Ireland / Photocall Ireland



Australia Malaysia Plane A US Navy plane rejoins the search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight in Perth earlier today AP Photo / Rob Griffith AP Photo / Rob Griffith / Rob Griffith

#MH370: Ships are searching the area where a Chinese vessel looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has twice detected a pulse signal.

#PERU TWO: Melissa Reid, one of the two women imprisoned in Peru for drug smuggling, has applied to serve the rest of her sentence in Scotland. [BBC]

#WATER WATER EVERYWHERE: A half marathon in Sheffield was cancelled minutes before it was due to start due to a lack of water. Despite this, some 5,000 runners did the race anyway.


  • Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP for good this Tuesday. If you’re one of the many people who still has it, here’s what you should do.
  • One year before he died, Steve Jobs sent an email outlining Apple’s strategy for the future to the company’s 100 most senior employees. The mail was released this week as part of a lawsuit, and it makes for fascinating reading. [QZ]


It looks like something from a science fiction film but it’s actually from NASA.

This solar flare erupted at the sun’s surface on Wednesday afternoon, and NASA has now released this short video showing what it looked like. Gorgeous.

(Video: NASA Goddard/YouTube) 

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