Heres What Happened Today Wednesday

first_imgThree-month-old Prince George at his christening today (Image: John Stillwell/PA).WORLD#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.INNOVATIONAstronomers have detected a new galaxy that is the most distant yet at 30 billion light-years away. [BBC]Facebook removed a controversial beheading video following yesterday’s controversy. [The Guardian]PARTING SHOTThese 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 21:00Here’s What Happened Yesterday> Tallaght Garda Station where officers had been investigating the true identity of a Roma child (Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland).IRISH Updated: 22:52NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s newscenter_img DNA tests have proven that a girl taken from a Roma family this week is related to them and has now been returned.It has emerged that the family of the Roma girl in Tallaght have been victims of racist attacks in the area.A little boy taken from a Roma family in Athlone was also returned to them.Enda Kenny heard ideas from Senators on reforming the Seanad.Train, bus and Luas fares will be higher next week.The HSE withdrew, then reinstated, the medical card of a 6-year-old girl with Down syndrome.The HSE also projected a year-end deficit of €105 million.17 prisoners declined the opportunity of a parole review last year.There are 175 jobs up for grabs at Argos this Christmas.An Irish construction company applied for an examiner.last_img

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