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Here What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about a plane that was shot down over Ukraine, Israel’s latest attack on Gaza and the crazy fog in Dublin.


Fog Source: @gizmolg13 via Twitter



#UKRAINE: A Malaysian passenger plane with 295 people in board has been ‘shot down‘ over Ukraine en route to Kuala Lumpur.

#GAZA: Israel has launched a ground operation in Gaza. Earlier today three mortar shells hit Israel just as a UN-proposed ceasefire started.

#GERMANY: A German MP faces child porn charges for alleged downloads to his work computer.


  • A space probe has taken images that shows what looks like two separate lumps of rock and ice. [TheJournal.ie
  • Political favouritism can now be seen from space. A new study has used light to establish that economic activity gravitates towards the birth places of political leaders. [TheJournal.ie]


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