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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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

1. #MORTGAGES: The Central Bank will announce the results of its review of mortgage rules today.

2. #LUFTHANSA: Flights to and from Dublin have been cancelled as a result of a strike by pilots.

3. #REDRESS: Five women who were due compensation for the symphysiotomy  procedure died before they could receive it.

4. #FEAR: Students at NUI Maynooth have said they feel afraid after a violent assault on an 18-year-old woman near the college this week.

5. #BREXIT: The British government is due to announce its first post-Brexit economic plan.

6. #TRUMP: In a softening of his position, the US President-elect admitted there is “something” to climate change.

7. #CRISIS: Ireland has given over €20 million in aid to Syria to date, representing our largest humanitarian donation.

8. #AGREEMENT: Colombia will sign a new peace accord with Farc tomorrow.

9. #POT OF GOLD: A Frenchman found €3.5 million worth of gold in a house he inherited.

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