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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 10 December, 2019

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Catch up on the news on the morning of the longest day of the year.

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EVERY MORNING, brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #MAY DAY: As Britain’s monarch prepares to deliver the Queen’s speech in the House of Lords in Westminster, there’s still no deal between the Tories and the DUP.

2. #ROADS: A cyclist in his 50s has died in hospital following a collision with a car in Dublin earlier this week.

3. #HANDEL WITH CARE: Donald Trump has been celebrating after Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia.

4. #DEPORTATION: After the arrest of an Irishman in Boston on alleged immigration offences, Irish citizens living in the States are becoming increasingly concerned.

5. #OUT THE DOOR: The embattled boss of Uber has reportedly stepped down from his role as CEO of the multi-billion dollar valued company.

6. #COURTS: A former Christian brother would “lick” pupils ears clean, and fondle their privates, a Limerick court heard yesterday.

7. #ROYAL RESHUFFLE: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ousted his nephew as crown prince, and installed his son.

8. #TEMPER: A Dublin taxi driver who who “snapped” and ran down a passenger who ran away without paying the fare has had his four-year driving ban lifted.

9.  #HEAT WAVE: There are temperature warnings in place around the country, but can we call it a heat wave?

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Rónán Duffy

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