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The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Image: Shutterstock/Elena Shashkina

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

1. #WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME? A shocking RTÉ documentary set to be screened tonight shows politicians asking an undercover reporter posing as wind farm investor for cash.

2. #WET EIREANN: Storm Desmond may have come and gone – but there’s more stormy weather on the way in the coming week.

3. #FLOODY HELL: Meanwhile, a major clean up operation is getting underway this morning after flooding across the country.

4. #HUGE ROW: The draft report of the banking inquiry has been finalised but two members of the committee have decided not to sign off on it.

5. #RETIREMENT: This chart shows how hard Irish people work for their pensions

6. #CHILD ABUSE: An average of 19,000 child protection referrals are made in Ireland every year. Incidents of physical abuse include reports of beating, suffocation and deliberate poisoning.

7. #KNIFE ATTACKS: A man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing attack in a London Underground train station that is being treated as a “terrorist incident”.

8. #POISONED MINDS: Obama has described the California attack as “an act of terrorism” and vowed  that the US will overcome a new phase of the terror threat that seeks to “poison the minds” of people.

9. #LIGHT SHOW: This American family love Christmas so much that their house turns into a techno festive light show for everyone to see.

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