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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sinn Féin the most popular party, Irish Water benchmarking, and murder in Hong Kong.

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

astro reid dublin Source: Reid Wiseman



Alice Gross public memorial service Alice's parents Rosalind Hodgkiss (centre) and Jose Gross (second from left) during the public memorial service for her. Source: Steve Parsons

#HONG KONG A British banker was charged over a double murder after two women’s bodies were found in his apartment.

#PAKISTAN A suicide blast killed 45 spectators during a border ceremony.

#GOOD NEWS The world is becoming a better placeseriously.

#CLIMATE CHANGE A major report says that the fight against global warming is getting tougher.

#ALICE GROSS The family of Alice Gross, who was murdered in west London, held a memorial for her.


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