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The Daily Fix: Friday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

A Belgian chocolatier prepares chocolate Easter chicks at his workshop in Antwerp.
A Belgian chocolatier prepares chocolate Easter chicks at his workshop in Antwerp.
Image: AP Photo/Geert Vanden

EVERY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of all the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

  • People all around the world have been taking part in ceremonies around the world to mark Easter. Here’s some of the best images (warning – some of them are slightly gruesome).
  • Creches should ban television to combat childhood obesity – so says the EU. Good luck telling the kids that…

(People praying in the Dublin Mosque on the South Circular Road today. Photo: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)

  • This short video tells the story of a long-term nursing home resident who barely responded to the people around him  - until he was played some of the music he had loved when he was younger. Sorry, I think I’ve something in my eye…

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