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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the Irish language, Amnesty International and Hillsborough, 25 years on.

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

MCM Ireland Comic Con. Leanna Scanlon MCM Ireland Comic Con brought some interesting characters to Dublin 4 today. Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

IRELAND

INTERNATIONAL

Soccer - Sky Bet Championship - Sheffield Wednesday v Blackburn Rovers - Hillsborough The Hillsborough stadium marks 25th anniversary of the disaster. Source: PA Wire

#JFT96: English football remembered the 96 people who died in the Hillsborough disaster. Irish fans did the same.

#UKRAINE: Two Government buildings were seized by masked men in the east of Ukraine.

#MH370: It emerged that a co-pilot of flight MH370 tried to make a mid-flight call over Penang Island just before the plane went off the radar.

#DOGNAPPED: A UK-wide search was launched after five chihuahuas including a Crufts winner were stolen from a house in the English village of Lisset.

INNOVATION

  • Instagram is down, people aren’t happy. [Mashable]
  • Rumours about Amazon’s smartphone are growing, June is the latest prediction. [The Verge]  

PARTING SHOT

(Youtube: U.S. Geological Survey)

The death toll from the landslide in Washington has reached 36, with 8 people still unaccounted for. This video shows how the mound of earth that covered nearly an entire square mile hurtled towards the town of Oso at nearly 100 km/h. [Wired]

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