Heres What Happened Today Thursday

first_img(AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev) #SHAFTESBURY AVENUE: At least 88 people have been injured, seven of them seriously, after the roof collapsed on a London theatre during a performance.#LEE RIGBY: Two men have been convicted of the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby on a London street earlier. They will be sentenced in the coming weeks.#PARDON: Russian president Vladimir Putin says he will pardon jailed ex-oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky. [BBC]#SOUTH AFRICA: The controversial sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial has been admitted to a psychiatric hospital.INNOVATIONThe EU has passed a provisional deal on universal mobile phone chargers coming as standard with all phones.Facebook and a number of banks face a lawsuit over misleading investors before its IPO.PARTING SHOTFilmmaker Casey Neistat was offered $25,000 of 20th Century Fox’s money to make a promotional video for the studio’s upcoming film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty – and he spent it all on a video about helping victims of the typhoon in the Philippines. Here’s what he made.(Video: CaseyNeistat/YouTube)Originally published 21:00 St Vincent’s Hospital has defended its top-up payments to staff.The IMF has said guaranteeing the bondholders was a bad idea.A report into the death of a baby says ambulance personnel did not follow procedures.Tomorrow’s strike by 2,000 workers at Marks and Spencer has been called off.A 5-year-old girl is in serious condition after heavy winds caused a car crash in Galway.Donations to St Vincent de Paul charity are down by around 25 per cent.Burglaries are down 10 per cent (but theft is up) in the latest crime figures.The ASTI has accepted the Haddington Road Agreement the second time around.All major power faults have been cleared after last night’s freak weather.AIB has been fined €490,000 by the Central Bank.Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan has challenged a Minister to drink a glass of ‘glorified piss’ (don’t worry, it was just water).A puppy farm in Dublin has been closed by the DSPCA.INTERNATIONAL Updated 22:59NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…Officials from the EU, ECB and IMF, including Ajai Chopra, at the Department of Finance. (Pic: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland) IRELANDlast_img

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