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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the Dublin Web Summit, water restrictions and phone hacking.

Updated: 23:00

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

imageEnda Kenny (centre) with Paddy Cosgrave, founder of the Dublin Web Summit ( left) and Bruce Aust, Nasdaq’s head of listings ( right) after ringing the opening bell to for the NASDAQ (Image: Brian Lawless/PA).



#UNITED STATES: It emerged the NSA tapped into links to Google and Yahoo data centres. [AFP]

#NEWS OF THE WORLD: Three former journalists at the News of the World pleaded guilty to phone hacking. [AFP]

#INDIA: 45 people were killed when the bus they were travelling in caught fire after a collision. [The Guardian]

#SMOKING: New York City Council voted to raise the minimum age for buying cigarettes to 21. [Associated Press]



Photographer Martin Reitze put together this stunning timelapse of Russia’s Kliuchevskoi volcano erupting earlier this month. [Telegraph]

(Video: TheFaceintheclouds/YouTube)

First published 21:00.

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