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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

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

1. #LAURA BRENNAN: The funeral of the HPV vaccine campaigner, who died of cervical cancer last week aged 26, will take place today in her home county of Clare.

2. #BREXIT: MPs will meet at Westminster today to vote on their preferred Brexit option as pressure mounts on Prime Minister Theresa May. 

3. #CORK: The baby whose mother was found dead at Cork University Maternity Hospital on Monday has also died.

4. #ROAD SAFETY: The EU has said a provisional agreement has been reached with member states that will see new road safety technologies become mandatory on vehicles sold in Europe from 2022 onwards.

5. #GROUND CONTROL: US President Donald Trump’s administration has announced that it is speeding up plans to send US astronauts back to the Moon, from 2028 to 2024.

6. #WRC: A woman who claims her manager sexually harassed her with inappropriate touching and conversation has been awarded €11,850 following a hearing before the Workplace Relations Commission. 

7. #EMERGENCY LANDING: A Boeing 737 MAX aircraft made an emergency landing yesterday after experiencing an engine problem as it was being ferried from Florida to California.

8. #BUSCONNECTS: The National Transport Authority is set to tell an Oireachtas committee today that it has received 30,000 submissions on its ambitious BusConnects plan. 

9. #WEATHER: Today will be mostly dry and cloudy with some sunny spells, Met Éireann has forecast.

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