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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 wake up.

1. #EDUCATION: An expert group has recommended the introduction of a student loan system in a report due to be launched later this morning.

2. ENDA THE LINE: Calls for Enda Kenny to step down as leader of Fine Gael continue, as the Irish Times reports his supporters are planning a pre-emptive vote of confidence.

3. #DALLAS: The man who shot dead five police officers during a protest was planning a bigger attack.

4. #CRACKDOWN: Gardaí are implementing a ‘drink driving enforcement blitz’ over the next two months to address rising numbers of road deaths.

5. #TRAGEDY: Kodaline have said they are shocked and devastated at the death of a teenage girl at their Marlay Park concert on Friday night.

6. #DISRUPTION: Around 40 people were arrested in Paris last night after clashes with police following the Euro 2016 final.

7. #BREXIT: Recruiters and estate agents have seen a spike in queries from the UK about relocation to Ireland.

8. #MISSING: Gardaí are appealing for help finding a 26-year-old man who is missing in Dublin.

9. #JUSTICE: New measures, including rapid take-down orders are being planned to tackle revenge porn, the Irish Examiner reports.

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