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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 8 December, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Homeless figures released, Leo in the North, and a Dublin murder – here’s the news from today.

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


4/8/2017. Ballyboughal Crime Scenes A woman walks her dogs in a field near where the body of a male was discovered outside Ballyboughal in Co Dublin. Source: Eamonn Farrell via


BRICKLIVE event - Belfast Father Ted mini-figures on display at the BrickLive event for Lego fans at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast. Source: Niall Carson via PA Images

#WHITE HOUSE HOLES: Jeff Sessions vowed to crackdown on people revealing classified or sensitive national security information and threatened to jail leakers.

#AUSTRALIA: A senior Islamic State commander directed a group of Australian men to build a bomb destined for an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney.

#MARCUS HUTCHINS: The hacker who thwarted the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware onslaught is in US custody after being charged of creating malware to attack banks.

#SWITZERLAND: A plane crashed at a Swiss summer camp, killing two 14-year-old campers and the pilot.


This video is worth the watch.

It follows a rhino charging at traffic as cars reverse and turn around, while an Indian couple in the car commentate with Hank Marvin playing on the radio.

Happy Friday.

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