The Evening Fix Now with added shrunken Earth

first_imgUploaded by BuzzFeedVideo In this picture taken with a long time exposure runners start during the ‘GutsMuths Rennsteiglauf’ marathon, one of Europe’s most popular cross-country races, in Neuhaus/Rennweg, Germany, Saturday, May 25, 2013. GutsMuths run is on of the longest cross-country race in Europe that gathered more than 16,000 runners from 34 countries this year. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)HERE ARE THE things we learned, loved and shared today as we round off the day in three easy steps.THINGS WE LEARNED: #ARREST: A 47-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating an alleged incident of false imprisonment of a young woman in Dublin last Sunday. The suspect is known to gardaí and was also wanted on separate charges, having already served time in prison for kidnap and sexual assault.#CHILDREN: The Association of Childhood Professionals has said it is concerned about the current public focus surrounding an RTÉ investigation going undercover in three creches across Dublin and Wicklow. The association said it would wait to view the programme on Monday before making specific comment on it, but has called on the government to work with its members to achieve quality in the childcare sector.#BELFAST: A viable pipe bomb partially exploded on a residential street in Belfast yesterday evening. “It is only by good fortune that members of the public were not killed or seriously injured last night,” Chief Inspector Mark McEwan said in a statement. A motive for the plantation of the device has not yet been established.#HIJACK: A woman aged in her 70s is recovering in hospital after sustaining injuries during an attempted hijacking in Belfast earlier today. Two men approached the elderly woman as she was getting into her car and threw her to the ground. They then tried to steal her vehicle but she started fighting them; as she struggled with the men, she was bitten on her thumb.#SWEDEN: Parents and volunteers have been patrolling the streets of Stockholm’s immigrant-heavy suburbs to help quell riots that have raged for almost a week, serving as a successful deterrent to troublemakers and winning praise from police. Sweden has since the 1980s had a network of volunteers called “Nightwalkers”, usually made up of parents who walk the streets of their own suburbs in groups on weekend nights, talking to youngsters and simply making their presence known.#UKRAINE: Around one hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine today, despite fears of violence and a court ban, marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country. “This can be considered a historic day,” said Elena Semyonova, a representative of the organisers.A lion drinks water at an enclosure on a hot summer day at Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, India, Saturday, May 25, 2013. The region continues to battle extreme heat wave conditions with the mercury reaches 43 degrees Celsius (109 degree Fahrenheit) . (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)THINGS WE LOVED: If Earth was shrunk to the size of a bowling ball, would it be smoother than a bowling ball? Find out here.These 20 timeless photographs that made our week…THINGS WE SHARED: Could marriage equality make everyone happier? The Atlantic investigates…Following the horrific attack of soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwhich, the Guardian’s Jonathan Freedland asks: when killers strike, should we listen to what they say?The internet is a pretty fast-paced place. Here’s what happens every 60 seconds…last_img


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