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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Ireland beating the Black Ferns, Israeli boycott protests, and what Bernie Ecclestone has done…

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

IRELAND

Niamh Briggs celebrates at the final whistle 5/8/2014 Niamh Briggs celebrates at the final whistle after Ireland beat New Zealand at the Women's Rugby World Cup. Source: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

INTERNATIONAL

Germany F1 Ecclestone Trial Bernie Ecclestone arrives for his trial earlier today. Source: AP Photo/Matthias Schrader

#UP IN THE AIR: A man has been arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat on a passenger plane flying from Qatar to Manchester.

#SURROGACY: An Australian couple accused of abandoning their baby who has Down syndrome have said that their Thai surrogate mother has ‘misled’ the world over what happened.

#FORMULA 1: Bernie Ecclestone is to pay €75 million to end his trial… for bribery.

INNOVATION

  • Meet the Swedish science teacher who has created 3 million articles on Wikipedia [Guardian]
  • Sony has given up on selling e-readers, saying the market is just not big enough. [BBC

PARTING SHOT

This is interesting: this map shows the most commonly spoken language – after English – across each area of London.  Some are predictable (Polish, Punjabi and Turkish all feature) but others are less so. [Randomly London]

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