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Dec 9th 2020, 4:45 PM 7,370 0

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #BREXIT: Boris Johnson has said a post-Brexit trade deal was still possible, as he prepared to head to Brussels to meet European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen.

2. #VACCINE: UK regulators have warned that people with a history of “significant” allergic reactions should not currently receive the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine.

3. #POST: An Post has brought forward its latest dates for posting for customers who shop from large online retailers amid a threefold increase in the number of parcels it is processing this year.

4. #BUZZARD: An appeal for information has been issued after a buzzard was found shot dead on the R22 south of Emo, Co Laois. 

5. #GRENFELL: A Grenfell Tower insulation firm Kingspan, which was founded in Ireland, worked with a public relations agency to lobby MPs weeks after the deadly blaze, an inquiry has heard.

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