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Dublin: 15 °C Saturday 24 August, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Hyde and Seek ‘betrayal’, Europe sizzles and the Ryder Cup coming to Ireland.

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


NO FEE HENRIETTA ST 10 Poet Paula Meehan and photographer Dragana Jurišić collaborate on new book celebrating history and residents of 14 Henrietta Street. Source: Marc O'Sullivan


FRANCE-PARIS-HEAT WAVE Paris recorded its hottest ever temperature today at over 42 degrees. Source: PA Images

#THE HEAT IS ON: A record-breaking heatwave has seen temperature records smashed across the European continent and UK services struggling to cope.

#RAPPER: A Swedish prosecutor has charged US rapper A$AP Rocky with assault over a fight in Stockholm last month.

#EPSTEIN: US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually assaulting underage girls, was found injured in his jail cell after a possible suicide attempt.


Ireland’s Rhasidat Adeleke sealed a superb sprint double at the European Youth Olympics in Baku by winning the 200m gold medal.

The 16-year-old produced another emphatic performance at the Tofig Bahramov Stadium, adding to her 100 metres title she won on Tuesday.

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