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Dublin: 5 °C Tuesday 12 November, 2019
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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made headlines today.

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

IRELAND

3435 Storm_90581752 The waves bounce of the rocks at Dun Laoghaire pier in Dublin Source: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

  • With Storm Lorenzo bearing down on Ireland, the status yellow wind warning for the whole country has ended but it will continue in Leitrim and Sligo until 6am tomorrow.
  • A kite surfer has become the first person to be injured as a direct result of Storm Lorenzo. The man was rescued from Lady’s Island Lake located close to Tacumshane and Broadway late this afternoon in Co Wexford. 
  • A Cork village has successfully bought its village green at auction, after starting a crowdfunding campaign to partly fund the bid.
  • The chief executive of the Irish Pharmaceutical Union has said that if certain medications are unavailable after Brexit, there are alternatives that can be used. 
  • The High Court in Belfast has ruled that the North’s strict abortion law breaches the UK’s human rights commitments. 
  • Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV in Ireland are receiving treatment and virtually all of them have a undetectable viral load – meaning the virus can’t be transmitted -  according to a new study. 
  • Workers at Harland and Wolff returned to the famous shipyard today after the sale of the business. 

INTERNATIONAL

environment-protest Extinction Rebellion campaigners have sprayed 1,800 litres of fake blood from a fire engine today onto the Treasury Building. Source: Aaron Chown/PA Wire/PA Images

#PARIS: A man wielding a knife has stabbed four police officers in Paris. He also critically injured a fifth person before being shot. 

#BREXIT: The reverberations of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal plan are still being felt, as the EU decides how to react to the proposals. 

#LAS VEGAS: A settlement has been reached that could pay up to $800 million to families of the 58 people who died and hundreds of others who were injured in the Las Vegas shooting attack. 

Parting Shot

Capture Source: Null School

Fancy following the path of Storm Lorenzo live? Climate nerds can’t get enough of this map (or so we’re told).

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