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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up as you wake up.

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

1. #SHOOTING: Gardaí are investigating a shooting in Dublin last night in which a man in his 30s was injured.

2. #WATER: The government has almost finalised new plans for water charges which will mean most households will face a bill of less than €200, the Irish Times reports.

3. #EXPENSES: TDs have claimed an average of €147,000 in expenses and allowances each since the last general election, according to the Irish Independent.

4. #ON THE RUN: This year, 145 prisoners have not returned to jail after being granted temporary release.

5. #SCOTLAND: A football fan has died after falling at the Ireland match in Glasgow, RTÉ reports.

6. #ZZZ: The Philae probe is now asleep, after its mission came to an end. It made sure to transfer all the data it collected before it took a snooze though.

7. FRANCE: Police are still hunting for a big cat spotted on the outskirts of Paris, though they now believe it is not, in fact, a tiger.

8. #OVERRUN: Temple Street’s orthopaedic services are overloaded with babies needing treatment for hips dysplasia with the hospital’s chief saying they simply can not cater for all of them.

9. #TENSION: Barack Obama had a go at Russia at the G20 summit over its aggression against Ukraine.

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