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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything that’s happening in the world right now that you need to know about.

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

1. #PANAMA PAPERS: The Prime Minister of Iceland, Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, is refusing to quit following his naming in the leaked documents detailing the murky world of offshore tax dealings. A mass protest has been held in Reykjavik calling for his resignation.

2. #PROMISSORY NOTES: Dublin TD Joan Collins’ appeal against Ireland’s €31 billion promissory note deal will be heard in the Supreme Court today.

3. #BEACH READY: The vast majority of Ireland’s beaches get top marks for water quality according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

4. #INVERSION: A €160 billion drug company deal could be in jeopardy due to new US financial rules.

5. #GAA: The association insists that its new €12 million national training facility in Abbotstown is not just for Dublin.

6. #AMBER RAYNE: The 31-year-old pornographic actress has been found dead at her Los Angeles home. She had been one of five women who had accused fellow adult actor James Deen of sexual assault.

7. #UISCE BEATHA: Irish whiskey is about to get so popular that keeping up with demand could prove to be a problem for distillers.

8. #EURODISNEY: A 45-year-old man has been found dead in the Phantom Manor (a haunted house style attraction) at the Paris theme park.

9. #PLANES COLLIDE: Two planes have collided on a runway at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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