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News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about protests outside Leinster House, Lucinda Creighton, and Scottish independence.

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

Trouble at the Dail. Protesters outside L A protester outside Leinster House today. Leah Farrell / Photocall Ireland Leah Farrell / Photocall Ireland / Photocall Ireland



Scottish independence referendum PA Wire / Press Association Images PA Wire / Press Association Images / Press Association Images

#SCOTLAND Polls on the eve of the Scottish referendum suggest the pro-union vote will clinch it.

#WEST AFRICA Barack Obama says the Ebola crisis is ‘spiralling out of control’.

#THAILAND After two tourists were murdered, the Thai Prime Minister questioned whether ‘tourists in bikinis’ are safe.

#USA Social media helped the police to find the suspects in a homophobic attack.

#FLORIDA Two Irishmen were critically injured after a private plane hit a tree.

#GERMANY A 93-year-old man has been charged in Germany with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as an SS guard at Auschwitz.


  • Finally - iCloud has been given an extra layer of security after the celebrity nude photo scandal. []
  • Speaking of Apple, the iOS 8 update is out now. []
  • Are you a gamer? More women than men play games in the UK. [The Guardian]


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Domestic violence in the USA is in the global news at the moment after an NFL player – Ray Rice – assaulted his then-fiancée. This video from Vox shows this is not an issue that needs to be swept under the carpet. [Vox]

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