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Dublin: 12 °C Monday 10 August, 2020

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what’s making headline this morning.

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

1. #PHASE 4: NPHET is due to meet later today ahead of next week’s scheduled Phase 4 reopening, as pubs complain about a lack of information on the plans. 

2. #NOTEWORTHY: It has been 15 years since the State was told to legally protect the rights of families that used ‘non-traditional’ conception methods but some parents are still classified as ‘legal strangers’

3. #LUKE KELLY: A man is due in court later this morning charged with vandalism of the Luke Kelly statue on Guild Street in Dublin. 

4. #PARENTAL LEAVE: There has been a mixed reaction to the government’s decision to extend paid parental leave by three weeks due to the Covid-19 pandemic

5. #CALIFORNIA: The body of Naya Rivera has been recovered from a California lake where the Glee actress went missing last week, police have confirmed.

6. #BOMB SCARE: Two men have been arrested on suspicion of making threats to endanger an aircraft after a flight from Krakow to Dublin was forced to divert to Stansted Airport.

7. #EXPATS: Polish citizens living in Ireland have been reacting to the he narrow re-election of populist president Andrzej Duda.

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8. #COVERED: Wearing a face covering in shops and supermarkets is to be made mandatory in England, the British government announced last night.

9. #ABUSE: A girl was sexually abused and exploited from the age of six by three of her older brothers in a highly dysfunctional home in Connacht, the Central Criminal Court has heard. 

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