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Dublin: 11 °C Friday 10 July, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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


1 NO FEE Dublin Partially Reopens Dublin City Centre partially reopened to the public today. Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland


george-floyd-memorial-service-in-houston A mourner puts his fist into the air while visiting the casket during a public visitation for George Floyd. Source: Godofredo A. Vasquez via PA

#USA: The police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd has appeared in court for the first time.

#UK: US authorities have formally requested Prince Andrew answer questions as a witness in a criminal probe into sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

#BALI: A man was rescued in the tourist destination after he fell down a well. He was there for six days.


Humans are not the only ones tiring of confinement during the coronavirus pandemic — a panda escaped from his enclosure at Copenhagen Zoo today.

Xing Er, a six-year-old male panda — soon to be seven — then took a tour of the zoo, which was closed at the time. 

He was spotted on a surveillance video “leaving his enclosure, slipping under an electric fence”, zoo spokesman Jacob Munkholm Hoeck said. 

They got him back in the end.

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Talk about pandemonium.

denmark-copenhagen-china-panda-house-open Ah, howiya. Here's Xing Er - the buck in question. Source: Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

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