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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what’s happening today.

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Updated Dec 6th 2018, 8:45 AM

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

1. #ABORTION: The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil

2. #CLONTARF: Gardaí in Dublin have increased their number of patrols around the Clontarf area after a number of muggings and threatening behaviour by a gang of youths in recent weeks.

3. #FIRE: A fire in the roof of a building in East Wall, Dublin has been brought under control overnight

4. #TRIBUTES: Tributes have been paid to John Dowling, the Irish lecturer stabbed to death outside a university in Paris yesterday. 

5. #HUAWEI: A top Huawei executive has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the US, officials have said.

6. #ARRESTED: Two men have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man outside a school in west Belfast on Tuesday. 

7. #MIGRANTS: A study has found that common myths surrounding migrants and public health aren’t supported by evidence despite being used to justify exclusion policies.

8. #REVENUE: The Revenue Commission has issued an official warning about the latest bogus phone call scam being carried out on members of the public.

9. #CHRISTMAS: Irish consumers plan to spend this Christmas but remain cautious as Brexit looms, according to the latest KBC/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index.

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