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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 11 November, 2019

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your week.

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Updated Oct 14th 2019, 8:55 AM

EVERY MORNING, brings you all the news you need to know as you start the day.

1. #BREXIT: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is coming under pressure to concede more ground to Brussels as hopes for an early breakthrough in the Brexit talks appeared to falter.

2. #CRECHE EXPOSÉ: New documents show that Tusla accused RTÉ of not prioritising the welfare of children during a war of words in the days before an exposé into practices at a Dublin creche chain aired.

3. #AIB SURVEY: Half of small businesses in Ireland have cancelled or postponed investment plans because of Brexit.

4. #THE KURDS: Syrian government troops will deploy along the border with Turkey to help Kurdish fighters fend off Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria.

5. #CORK: Tributes have been paid to homeless man Timothy Hourihane who was savagely beaten to death in Cork city at the weekend. 

6. #JAPAN: Thousands of rescue workers are searching for survivors of Typhoon Hagibis, two days after the storm hit Japan, killing at least 35 people.

7. #SLEEP TIGHT: According to a new study by Dublin City University, a sleeping programme taught in school and at home might be the answer to improving children’s sleep behaviour.

8. #WHERE’S THE BEEF?: The first meeting of the newly established Beef Market Taskforce is to take place later this morning.

9. #FORECAST: It’s set to be cloudy throughout the day with heavy and persistent rain, Met Éireann has said. 

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