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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about storm damage, a meningitis warning and a suspicious device in the UK linked to the Republic of Ireland.

Updated 10.56pm

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

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Minister Phil Hogan at a press briefing today at the National Emergency Coordination Centre (Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland).

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(Image: Gareth Fuller/PA)

#SUSPICIOUS: A string of crude explosive devices were sent to armed forces recruitment offices in the UK, with at least one having a Republic of Ireland postmark.

#LONDON: Former BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis was cleared of 12 charges of indecent assault.

ITALY: Prime Minister Enrico Letta announced he will submit his resignation tomorrow. [BBC]

#BELGIUM: The government has approved a law to allow for euthanasia for terminally ill children. [AFP]

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These brave stunt artists in France attempted to walk a slackline between two hot air balloons above the Pre0Pyrenees. *GULP*

(Video: Ace World News/YouTube)

First published 9pm

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