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Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Lucinda Creighton, drownings and a train crash in Paris.

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

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(Image: Gorguet Thierry/AP/PA)

#FRANCE: Six people have been killed after a train derailed near a Paris suburb. [AFP]

#SNOWDEN: US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden met with human rights groups at Moscow airport. [BBC]

#ENGLAND: A plane caught fire on the runway at London Heathrow Airport. [Reuters]


Twitter has disclosed the authors of anti-Semitic tweets in France to the authorities. [The Verge]

A student from Finglas is hoping to become the first Irish man in space.


This video report by The Guardian follows a young boy working in sugarcane fields in Cambodia, where an EU supplier is accused of using child labour and being involved in taking land from local farmers.

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