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The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know this Monday morning.

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EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.iebrings you the stories you need to know as you wake up.

1. #CORK: A post mortem is due on a man who died on board an Aer Lingus plane yesterday. A woman thought to be known to the man was arrested after the flight landed.

2. #WATER CHARGES: There has been criticism of Fianna Fáil after RTÉ revealed its government in 2010 expected water charges to cost households €500 a year.

3. #DISCIPLINE: Minister James Reilly is to seek a ban on parents slapping their children, The Irish Times reports.

4. #CHICAGO: A six-year-old boy accidentally shot his three-year-old brother dead with his father’s gun.

5. #BIKES: Irish rail is cracking down on passengers bringing bicycles aboard rush hour trains.

6. #DEFENCE: Minister Simon Coveney has a plan to create a fleet of fighter jets in Ireland, according to the Irish Daily Mail.

7. #SOLD: UTV has confirmed the sale of its television assets to ITV for €135 million.

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8. #MIGRANT CRISIS: Thousands of refugees attempting to travel north through Balkan states have been stalled by new controls, with BBC reporting tensions are on the rise.

9. #JERUSALEM: A man killed an Israeli soldier and wounded 10 people in an attack at a bus station, Associated Press reports.

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