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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 start your day.

1. #HISTORIC: A terminally ill teenager in Britain won a legal fight to be cryogenically frozen shortly before her death.

2. #WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE: Mitt Romney is reportedly being considered for the US Secretary of State position.

3. TRAGEDY An Irish woman died on a flight home from South Africa shortly after she got engaged, The Irish Times reports.

4. #AUSTRALIA: 26 people have been injured after a man set fire to himself in a busy bank in Melbourne.

5. #FIRST TIME BUYERS: It is taking up to a third of a working couple’s income to pay the mortgage on their first home.

6. #CINCINNATI: A federal report has found the barrier around Harambe the gorilla’s exhibit was not up to standard.

7. #ASSAULT: A teenager who was part of a gang that stabbed a man and pushed him into the Royal Canal in Dublin has been jailed for three and a half years.

8. #TAX RATE: The Hungarian government is to undercut Ireland’s much-publicised corporation tax rate.

9. #BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE: It is most certainly winter now and the roads are starting to get icy – here are some tips on how to stay safe.

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