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Spanish authorities believe there may have been eight people involved in a cell which carried out an attack in Barcelona yesterday, and that the group had planned to use butane gas canisters, according to a judicial source. Spanish authorities believe there may have been eight people involved in a cell which carried out an attack in Barcelona yesterday, and that the group had planned to use butane gas canisters, according to a judicial source. Three people have been arrested in connection with the incidents in Barcelona and Cambrils. The Barcelona attack left 13 dead and more than a hundred injured.The so-called Islamic State has said it was behind the attack along Barcelona's most famous avenue, which was packed with tourists at the time.




 

 

Government Chief Whip Joe McHugh has said that more bridges need to built between Irish and British politicians ahead of Brexit.The Fine Gael TD said there are UK politicians who do not understand the implications of Brexit on the island of Ireland.The Donegal TD also said he is prepared to represent the views of those in Northern Ireland who feel they have no voice in the Brexit debate because of the lack of government at Stormont.


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Cool and blustery today; while it will be mainly dry to begin with some bright or sunny spells; it will turn increasingly cloudy through the morning and early afternoon, with widespread heavy, possibly thundery, showers or longer spells of rain spreading from the west. Showers will ease later this evening, clearing away into the Irish Sea. Highest temperatures of 15 to 17 degrees Celsius. West to northwest breezes will be fresh to strong and gusty, especially around showers as well as coastal areas.