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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about mother and baby homes, a homeless shelter and the death of Rik Mayall.

Updated 10.55pm

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

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#THANKS FOR THE LAUGHS: Comedian and actor Rik Mayall died.

#LAS VEGAS: Two police officers and a civilian were killed in an ambush that ended with the two gunmen shooting themselves. [AFP]

#TOO MUCH LOVE: A bridge in Paris had to be evacuated after thousands of ‘love locks’ caused part of the railing to collapse. [AFP]

#PAKISTAN: Karachi airport has reopened after a raid by militants in which at least 28 people were killed. [BBC]



Did you collect soccer stickers as a kid? Apparently they’re responsible for turning Italian children into capitalists. [Quartz]

First published 9pm

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