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Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 8 August, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan and Irish Water, Ukraine truce, and an Irish criminal being shot dead in Costa del Sol.

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

Irish Water Issues Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland



Chocolate saxophone Designer Thierry Spierkel views a giant saxophone made from chocolate, at the Speciality and Fine Food Fair, at Olympia Grand, in west London. Source: Dominic Lipinski

#KABUL Seven men were arrested over the gang-rape of four women in Afghanistan.

#EGYPT Egypt arrested seven men over a video that appeared to show a same-sex marriage ceremony.

#IRAQ The US stepped up its air-strike campaign to target fighters west of Baghdad, deepening the country’s involvement in the conflict.

#SCOTLAND The British Government has said it will give Scotland greater fiscal autonomy – if it votes No to independence.

#USA President Barack Obama said he regrets that he went and played golf after news of James Foley’s beheading broke.

#UKRAINE There were fears over the Ukraine truce, as a woman was killed in heavy fighting overnight.


Source: AsapSCIENCE/YouTube



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