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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about a Roma child’s DNA test results, transport fare hikes and Prince George’s christening.

Updated: 22:52

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


Tallaght Garda Station where officers had been investigating the true identity of a Roma child (Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland).



Three-month-old Prince George at his christening today (Image: John Stillwell/PA).


#UNITED STATES: The Director of National Intelligence said the US didn’t spy on the French, the French said they don’t believe him and Angela Merkel has been on the phone to Obama about it. [AFP]

#BRITAIN: A couple was jailed for trafficking a deaf-mute girl from Pakistan, with the husband repeatedly raping her for nearly a decade. [AFP]

#AUSTRALIA: It has been confirmed that the massive wildfires in the country were started by an army training exercise. [The Sydney Morning Herald]

#ROYAL BABY: Prince George was christened and he has seven godparents.



These images have been around for a good while, but they’re making the rounds today so we thought we’d share them again. A photographer in the US photographed every stage of his girlfriend’s battle with cancer, up until her death. We have to warn you, some of these images, while beautiful, are extremely distressing.

First published 21:00

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