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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Everything you need to know one day out from the weekend.

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

1. #LOANS: A TD has warned that loans of up to €30,000 are being given to football fans hoping to head off to France for the Euros next year. 

2. #FINED: The Irish Times is reporting this morning that a number of cars have been seized over unpaid tolls on the M50, as well as one individual being fined €25,000.

3. #SEARCH: The LÉ Aisling has joined the search for a fisherman who fell overboard off the coast of Kerry. 

4. #HOMELESS: More than 1,500 children will spend their Christmas in shelters, a new report from the Simon Community has found.

5. #NO COMPLAINTS: Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he thinks that Health Minister Leo Varadkar is doing an “excellent job” with his portfolio. 

6. #MISSING: A British traveller has gone missing in Thailand after telling his parents that a man had taken him to an island and would not let him leave, the Guardian is reporting.

7. #LONDON: A man has been taken to hospital after stabbing himself in the head at Heathrow airport. 

8. #REPEALED: An 1871 law that caters for ‘lunatics’ will be taken off the statute books later today. 

9. #COSTLY: A postman who took a defamation case against a bus driver over a 5c receipt faces legal costs of €20,000. 

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