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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about Malala, murder in Belfast and Priory Hall agreement.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a roundup of today’s news…


A camel spotted on the loose in Finglas today. Yes, a camel. Pic: Brendan Hayden.



imagePakistani school children chant prayers during a special class to recognize the anniversary of Malala Yousufzai’s shooting by the Taliban. Pic: AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen, File

#USA An Irish priest, Father Cornelius Kelleher, has been accused of child abuse in Minnesota between 1975 and 1986.

#USA The Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro may not have died by suicide – but in a sex act.

#CANADA Writer Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for Literature – but didn’t answer her phone.

#PAKISTAN Teenager Malala Yousafzai has been awarded the prestigious Sakharov human rights prize.

#LIBYA The Libyan Prime Minister, Ali Zeidan, was kidnapped – and freed hours later.



Pic: AP Photo/Alan Diaz


These photos have been around a little while, but as we head into days of looking at our spending habits before Budget 2014 is announced, it’s interesting to see how families around the world live – and eat. []

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