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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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


CMK25042019_ World Book Festival_Story Rhythm and Rhyme003 Sally Devereux-O’Connor enjoying peek a boo during Story, Rhythm and Rhyme with Deirdre Ryan during Cork World Book Fest at Cork City Library Source: Clare Keogh


Putin and Kim meet in summit heavy on pleasantries but light on specifics Kim Jong Un and Putin shake hands during a meeting at the Far Eastern Federal University. Source: Alexei Nikolsky via PA

#SRI LANKA: The death toll from the Easter bombings has been revised down by over 100. 

#FRANCE: Emmanuel Macron vowed to press ahead with his government’s programme and added that public order must be restored after months of protests.

#USA: Joe Biden announced he is running for US president in 2020.


Today is world penguin day – so here’s a video of some of the gas lads having the craic. Click here if the video doesn’t work.

Source: funnyplox/YouTube

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