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Dublin: 19 °C Monday 25 May, 2020

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

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

1. #BREXIT: Prime Minister Theresa May will return to the House of Commons today after MPs shot down a new round of proposals for an alternative to her Withdrawal Deal.

2. #SORRY: Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has apologised after marching in the New York St Patrick’s day parade two weeks ago holding a banner which read ‘England Get Out of Ireland’.

3. #KHASHOGGI: The children of the murdered Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, are reportedly receiving thousands of dollars a month, as well as multi-million dollar homes from the Saudi Arabian government. 

4. #CANNABIS: Campaigners have welcomed news that the Department of Health has identified a supplier for cannabis-based treatments in Ireland. Health Minister Simon Harris is expected to bring proposals to cabinet next month. 

5. #ALCOHOL: Drinking alcohol during adolescence and early adulthood can slow down brain development, according to a new study

6. #KILDARE: Plans for a new manufacturing facility worth $4bn at Intel’s Leixlip plant has been thrown into doubt after Kildare County Council put a halt to the development. 

7. #AMERICA: Former American Vice President, Joe Biden, has been accused of inappropriately touching a woman for a second time.

8. CENTRAL BANK: The Central Bank plans to scrap the voluntary Code of Practice on the Transfer of Mortgages because it is “not relevant” to the current banking environment. 

9. #CHILLY: Wrap up warm today as Met Éireann forecasts a cold and blustery day with temperatures not climbing higher than between 5C and 8C. 

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