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The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what’s happening today.

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Updated Fri 8:52 AM

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

1. #DRUGS: Four people have been arrested after gardaí seized suspected drugs worth €2.8 million in Dublin yesterday evening.

2. #HOUSING: The CSO has compiled graphs on the impact of Ireland’s economic crisis on housing. 

3. #HAUWEI: Canada has defended the arrest of an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei on a US extradition request.

4. #TRAINS: Late night trains and commuter services are back for the weekends in the run-up to Christmas and after Dublin’s New Year celebrations.

5. #VACCINATIONS: Health Minister Simon Harris is to tell his counterparts in Europe about the dangers of spreading anti-vaccination myths. 

6. #CORLESS: Catherine Corless, poet Thomas Kinsella and physicist Michal Lipson will be awarded honorary degrees at Trinity College today.

7. #BURIAL: Former US president George HW Bush has been laid to rest in Texas.

8. #OSCARS: Kevin Hart has withdrawn from hosting the Oscars amid flack for past homophobic tweets. 

9. #PRIMARK: Primark is set to reopen in Belfast after its former premises was destroyed in a fire earlier this year.

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