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The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what you need to know as we start the week.

EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #LONDON: At least one person is dead after a suspected terror attack in London.

2. #TERRORISM: There has been a surge in interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines from Irish internet users recently.

3. #BREXIT: Talks between the UK and EU on Brexit get underway in Brussels today.

4. #PASSING JUDGEMENT: Former Attorney General Máire Whelan will be appointed to the Court of Appeal today, despite mass political objection.

5. #FRANCE: French President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party has swept to a large majority in parliamentary elections.

6. #JAPAN: The US Navy has identified the sailors killed in Saturday’s crash with a cargo ship.

7. #SUICIDE: Ireland’s teen suicide rate is the fourth highest in the EU according to new figures.

8. #PORTUGAL: Portugal is entering three days of mourning after a major forest fire claimed the lives of at least 62 people.

9. #MALI: Two members of the Irish Defence Forces who were at a hotel in Mali that was attacked by suspected jihadists have been located and have returned to their local base.

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