Heres What Happened Today Tuesday

first_img https://jrnl.ie/4613726 Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday Ana Kriegel murder trial, Waterford acid attack and unrest in Venezuela. Tuesday 30 Apr 2019, 9:11 PM By Rónán Duffy Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article 16,086 Views Short URLcenter_img Share5 Tweet Email NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.IRELAND Model Thalia Heffernan wearing the winning look from NCAD student Una King at the River Island fashion design bursary award. Source: Leon Farrell/Rollingnews.ieThe mother of Ana Kriegel has told the trial of two boys for her murder that her daughter was bullied at school and received a death threat.A teenage boy is being treated for serious injuries in a Cork hospital after a chemical was thrown on his face in Co Waterford.Garda Commissioner Drew Harris is to send 25 new recruits to Drogheda as part of an attempted crackdown on a gang feud.A minor earthquake was recorded in Co Donegal last night.There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high.The LÉ George Bernard Shaw, Ireland’s fourth Offshore Patrol Vessel, has officially been named and commissioned.Belgian-Dutch company Mediahuis has made an offer to buy Ireland’s largest news publisher INM. Families of the victims who died in the 1981 Stardust fire have called for a permanent memorial to be put in place at the site.WORLD Supporters of incumbent Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas. Source: PA Images#CARACAS: Venezuela could be facing a potential coup as opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido announced that troops have joined his side against President Maduro. #TOKYO: Emperor Akihito of Japan has formally stepped down, the first abdication for 200 years in the world’s oldest monarchy. #BIG MOVE: Indonesia could move its capital away from Jakarta, after the government approved a long-term plan to abandon the overcrowded and sinking city.#LONDON: Police in London are seeking a man with a “slight Irish accent” in connection with the abduction and rape of two women in their 20s last week.PARTING SHOT Source: Vox/YouTubeBefore a measles vaccine was introduced in 1963, there were 4 million cases in the US annually. By 2000, because of widespread vaccination, the virus was effectively eliminated in America.Now, in 2019, cases are on the rise again. Vox takes a look at how and why. Get our daily news round up: No Comments Apr 30th 2019, 9:11 PM last_img

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