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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

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Updated Dec 11th 2019, 8:55 AM

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

1. #ALLEGATIONS: Several senior gardaí are under investigation for alleged bullying and harassment. 

2. #FINAL STRETCH: The last day of campaigning for the British elections has begun and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is looking to win “every vote” as the threat of a hung parliament looms. 

3. #UNDISCLOSED: Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has been accused of trying to “hide” a €24 million payment from the Irish State to Aer Lingus and Ryanair as part of a previously undisclosed legal settlement, the Irish Examiner reports on its front page. 

4. #UNITED STATES: Six people have been killed in a shooting in Jersey City in the US. 

5. #NEW ZEALAND: A rescue operation to recover victims from a volcanic eruption which killed at least six people in New Zealand has been delayed due to fears of worsening conditions. 

6. #DONATION: The estate of mysterious millionaire William Hampton who benefited Sinn Féin to around €2.3 million is worth at least twice that amount, the Irish Independent reports on its front page. 

7. #PERSONAL INJURY: Legislative models that could be introduced to cap the amount awarded in damages for personal injury claims has been published in a report by the Law Reform Commission today. 

8. #SUPPORT: Women suffering from the chronic condition endometriosis told TDs and Senators of the debilitating effect it has on their lives in a bid to change how it is treated and diagnosed. 

9. #FAI: Gardaí are investigating after the Football Association of Ireland reported receiving a number of suspicious letters to its headquarters.  

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