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Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

That edge-of-seat All Blacks clash, the Iran nuclear deal, more details in the London slavery case… and a fun day for Fungi.

Updated at 9.20pm

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

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A dejected Rob Kearney [©INPHO/James Crombie]

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#IRAN: After almost a decade of stalemate in negotiations, an interim deal was reached with Iran on its nuclear programme.

#UKRAINE: Tens of thousands took to the streets in Kiev to protest delays in the country signing up to a pact with the EU.

#PORTUGAL: A police officer was killed along with the gunman after a siege at a restaurant in the town of Pinhal Novo.

INNOVATION

  • It’s reported US agency the NSA placed malware on more than 50,000 networks around the world. The revelations come from further Edward Snowden documents. [CNET]
  • And, well, this is more ‘anti-tech’ news, but a restaurant owner in Israel is offering diners a 50 per cent discount just for turning off their mobile [Huffpo Tech]

PARTING SHOT

“It’s only about cooking. That’s the only arguments we have.”

On the eve of his 81st wedding anniversary, 102-year-old John Betar has been attempting to sum-up the secret to a long and happy relationship.

“That’s what he thinks,” says his wife, 98-year-old Ann.

The pair were named earlier this year as the ‘longest-married couple in America’.

(Youtube: NTDTV)

First posted at 8.30pm

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