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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Whether you’re taking it handy or working away, here’s all you need to know as you start the day.
Jun 26th 2014, 8:19 AM 6,285 0

Every morning brings you the nine stories you need to know a little before 9am.

1. #CHANGE: A new shake-up in the way the HSE handles its finances is being considered after severe criticisms in a report by consultants, RTÉ reports.

2. #MENTAL HEALTH: More than a dozen children were admitted to mental health units as involuntary patients last year.

3. #MURDER TRIAL: A court heard yesterday that a Romanian teen was shot in the head four times before her body was dumped in a shallow grave, according to reports.

4. #PROPERTY: House values shot up again last month and this property auction in Galway shows how much the property market has changed in the last six months.

5. #WAR: European leaders are gathering in Ypres today to mark the outbreak of the First World War.

6. #MH370:  A new search for the missing Malaysian plane has been announced by the Australian government after further analysis of satellite data.

7. #JOBSWATCH: Good news for Dublin this morning – 25 new jobs were announced in a library technology firm.

8. #VIOLENT: A US study has found that women are more likely than men to use physical abuse to control their partners, The Irish Independent reports.

9. #FRAUD: Prosecutors in the United States are suing British bank Barclays over “dark-pool” securities trading, AFP reports.

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