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Dublin: 4 °C Thursday 12 December, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about a drowning tragedy in Crete, Irish troops in the Middle East, peace, and EP.

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

Source: Andres Poveda

Sinéad O’Connor performing this afternoon, as the three-day Electric Picnic wound-down in Stradbally.



Source: Aaron Favila/AP/Press Association Images

Philippine military chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang shows reporters where Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights have been repositioned

#GOLAN HEIGHTS: The UN confirmed Philippine peacekeepers were safe after their Irish-aided ‘great escape’ from a rebel attack.

#MISSING BOY: The parents of seriously ill five-year-old Ashya King are due to appear in court in Spain tomorrow, having been arrested.

#RAMPING IT UP: And, in a new interview, Vladimir Putin has for the first time raised the prospect of giving east Ukraine ‘statehood’.



We’ll end where we came in… As EP comes to a close for another year with headline performances from Beck and Outkast tonight, you might appreciate a reminder that (keen to capitalise on all the publicity, no doubt) organisers are releasing the first tranche of tickets for NEXT YEAR tomorrow afternoon. Sheesh.

Here’s Beck, anyway, to play us out…

Source: almightyone03/YouTube

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