Heres What Happened Today Thursday

first_img Rihanna and Prince Harry attend the a concert at the Kensington Oval cricket ground in Bridgetown, Barbados – marking 50 years of the island’s independence. Source: Chris Radburn PA Wire/PA Images#FRANCE: French President Francois Hollande announced he will not seek re-election next year as he bowed to historically low approval ratings after a troubled five years in power.#AUSTRIA: Six bodies believed to be from same family were found in a house in Austria.#SOUTH POLE: Buzz Aldrin, the 86-year-old retired US astronaut who was the second man to walk on the moon, has been evacuated from the South Pole for medical reasons.#US: A SWAT team rescued 11 people held hostage by a gunman at a credit union in Jacksonville, Florida.INNOVATIONTaoiseach Enda Kenny met Apple CEO Tim Cook in California.Here’s why astronauts train in caves (BBC Future).PARTING SHOT Thursday 1 Dec 2016, 9:04 PM By Órla Ryan 19,947 Views http://jrnl.ie/3114866 Share Tweet Email No Comments NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.IRELAND Denis O’Brien outside the Four Courts today Source: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ieGardaí are investigating allegations of a sexual assault on a teenage boy at a secondary school in Dublin.The trial of a woman, charged with the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daughter, heard the 999 call made by her partner on finding the child cold in her bed and her mother unconscious.UTV Ireland officially became part of TV3, with the loss of some jobs expected as a result.Four men were arrested after gardaí seized €1.1 million-worth of MDMA and heroin in Dublin.Businessman Denis O’Brien claimed he and his family received death threats following disclosures made about him in Dáil Éireann in 2015.The company that makes the cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi called for Health Minister Simon Harris to directly intervene to allow patients to access the drug in Ireland.A 56-year-old former Garda, who was forced to retire on medical grounds after he suffered injuries following a “vicious and terrifying” assault, was awarded €250,000 in compensation.Students in Cork have been attending classes in ‘freezing conditions’ after their school building was gutted by fire, parents have said.Our latest FactCheck takes a look at how many people boycotted water charges.WORLDcenter_img Bill Gates Source: Seth Wenig AP/Press Association ImagesBill Gates spoke to IFL Science about his plans to save the world.Comments are closed for legal reasons.  Get our daily news round up: Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday Boy allegedly sexually assaulted at Dublin school, TV3 takes over UTV Ireland and French President Francois Hollande won’t seek re-election. Short URL Dec 1st 2016, 9:04 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img

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