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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about floods, donkey meat, and Ariel Sharon.

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

imageFlooding in Cork this evening. Pic: Richard Jacob/Twitter

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imageMichael Schumacher’s manager Sabine Khem, center, speaks to journalists. Pic: AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani

#SCHUMACHER Michael Schumacher remains in hospital, but little new is known about the comatose sportsman’s condition.

#ANTARCTIC The stranded Antarctic ship passengers have been rescued by helicopter.

#CHINA Wal-Mart China stores recalled ‘five spice donkey meat’ as it was found to contain fox meat.

#CAR At least two beheaded children were among 16 found dead in the Central African Republic, according to Unicef.

#ISRAEL Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who is in a coma, is experiencing organ failure.

#PRAGUE The Palestinian ambassador in Prague was killed by an exploding safe.

INNOVATION

(hankgames/YouTube)

  • Would you post clips of yourself playing video games on YouTube? These people do, and it brings in big money. [The Guardian]
  • These sharks alert Australian beachgoers of their presence… by tweeting about it. Here’s how.

PARTING SHOT

Ever wanted to know the story behind your favourite gifs? This might help (and it’s a little more heartbreaking than you’d expect). [Buzzfeed]

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