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Dublin: 12 °C Thursday 9 July, 2020

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Patrick Nulty resigned unexpectedly, a veteran republican appeared in court over the Jean McConville case… and Margaretta D’Arcy was released from prison.

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


[Sam Boal/Photocall]



imageAn Ukrainian serviceman opens a gate at the Novofedorovko military base, as a Russian armoured personnel carrier waits outside [Vadim Ghirda/AP/Press Association Images]

#CRIMEA Russian forces took control of a Ukrainian base in Crimea, while another base was stormed by protesters.

#PLANE: Chinese officials believe a large floating object spotted in the Indian Ocean could be related to the missing Flight MH370.


  • Google is sick of hearing people complain about Google Glass, apparently… [Huffington Post]
  • On the lookout for a new music app? There’s more than just Spotify on offer, you know…


What on Earth is a ‘death café‘?… Don’t worry, it’s not as terrifying as it sounds. [Guardian]



(Sorry, Saturday night sign-offs should probably be a little cheerier. But it’s a really interesting story.)

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