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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s been talking about employment figures, a massive cocaine haul, property prices — and a Fine Gael TD calling a voter a “moron”.

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

Source: Julien Behal/Maxwell Photography ... Children play in suds in a fountain on Dame Street today.

IRELAND

WORLD

A spray-painted picture of the pregnant Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge by American graffiti artist Pegasus has appeared on a wall in Islington, London. Source: Anwar Hussein/EMPICS Entertainment

#SCREAM MASKS: Manchester police released chilling CCTV footage of two men suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on Halloween night.

#USA: Clashes continued in Ferguson, Missouri.

#LET’S GO HOME: And this video of passengers in Siberia getting out of their plane to push it down the runway has to be seen to be believed.

INNOVATION

  • What makes a Rubik’s Cube a Rubik’s Cube? A trademark court has decided. 
  • This isn’t good… Drones flying in the vicinity of JFK Airport are causing some concern. [Wall Street Journal]

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PARTING SHOT

The US town of Ferguson is once again in the news this week (see above)… This video, showing the protests last August through the eyes of a teenager, is well worth a look for anyone who’s been following the controversy.


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