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Dublin: 6 °C Sunday 23 February, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the news today.

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


0707 Polling stations Source: Leah Farrell


hong-kong-china-outbreak A customer wearing mask, buys the tissue papers at a store in Hong Kong. Source: Kin Cheung via PA

#CHINA: The number of cases of the deadly novel coronavirus being reported on a daily basis in China is “stabilising”.

#FRANCE: The president of France’s ice skating federation Didier Gailhaguet resigned today over a damaging sex abuse scandal engulfing his sport.

#THAILAND: A Thai soldier killed at least 20 people in a shopping centre in the Asian country.


The Oscars are on Monday. 

It’s another excuse to watch this omnishambles again in all its glory. 

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