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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about a BAI ruling on same-sex marriage, tragedy on the Dart and Cliff Richard.

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


Youth rail art project Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe promoting work by the Cabra for Youth Street Art Group at Broombridge Railway Station. Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images


Horse Racing - The Crabbie's Grand National 2014 - Grand National Day - Aintree Racecourse Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

#CLIFF RICHARD: Police in the UK have searched a property owned by singer Cliff Richard over a sexual abuse allegation he has denied.

#FERGUSON: Two journalists were arrested and detained by police while reporting on the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in the US.

#DOUBLE DIP: Weak economic data from Germany, France and Italy has sent shock waves through the eurozone.

#ROBIN WILLIAMS: The wife of Robin Williams has said that the actor was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease when he died



Source: madonna/YouTube

In Madonna’s Vogue, the singer name-checked 16 movie icons as part of her homage to the golden age of Hollywood cinema. Lauren Bacall who died on Tuesday was the last surviving member of the group. [Slate]

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