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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines this Thursday.

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


15/2/2018 Sergio Mattarella Prime Ministers State Visits To Ireland President of the Republic of Italy speaking in the Library at Lucan Hose Dublin during his state visit to Ireland. Source: Leah Farrell via


Colombia Protest Riot police walk amid a cloud caused by smoke grenades launched by security forces to disperse protesters blocking bus lanes in Bogota, Colombia. Source: Fernando Vergara via PA

#FLORIDA: The student charged with the murder of 17 people at his former high school in Florida yesterday was carrying a weapon that’s become known as “America’s gun” – the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.

#AUSTRALIA: The country’s prime minister imposed a formal ban on sex between ministers and their staff today following a sex scandal.

#ENGLAND: Football coach Barry Bennell was found guilty of 43 charges of child sex abuse.


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