first_img By Gráinne Ní Aodha Firefighters rest after battling the Grenfell Tower fire from 1am today. Source: Matt Dunham/PA Images#GRENFELL TOWER: At least twelve people died and almost 70 were taken to hospital after a massive fire ripped through a 24-storey London apartment block.#STEVE SCALISE: A senior US congressman and four others were shot while practising for a charity baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia. Donald Trump says the shooter has since died.#UK ELECTION: The leader of the Liberal Democrats in the UK Tim Farron has stepped down.#POTRERO HILL: At least four people were killed and others were injured after a shooting at a UPS warehouse in San Francisco.PARTING SHOTAs Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland’s youngest Taoiseach in history at just 38 years of age, this map shows the relatively short stint the Fine Gael leader has spent in Cabinet. Source: Irish Political Maps/Twitter No Comments Share11 Tweet Email1 Leo Varadkar has been elected Ireland’s 14th #Taoiseach: https://t.co/uO5Ul6VieR pic.twitter.com/dOBBnHKo67— Irish Political Maps (@IrishPolMaps) June 14, 2017 Get our daily news round up: Jun 14th 2017, 8:59 PM NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.IRELAND Taoiseach Leo Varadkar receives his Seal of Office from President Michael D Higgins today. Source: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.iecenter_img Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday Leo’s new Cabinet, London’s tower block blaze and two US shootings grabbed headlines today. Leo Varadkar became the 14th Taoiseach of Ireland – here’s what his new Cabinet looks likeFormer garda commissioner Martin Callinan is alleged to have described whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe as a “kiddie fiddler”, the Charleton Tribunal was toldThe woman whose remains were discovered at several remote locations in the Wicklow Mountains has been named locally as Patricia O’ConnorThe Assistant Garda Commissioner said she never benefitted from being a director of the Sportsfield company set up at the garda collegeA convicted armed robber climbed on top of Mountjoy Prison yesterday afternoon and proceeded to strip completely nakedThe UK Supreme Court rejected an appeal by a mother and daughter to allow women from Northern Ireland to receive free abortions on the NHSThe National Gallery of Ireland re-opened its doors today following extensive refurbishment.WORLD 15,615 Views Wednesday 14 Jun 2017, 8:59 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Short URL http://jrnl.ie/3444694 last_img read more