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Here’s everything you need to know as you start your morning.

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EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you wake up.

1. #STALEMATE: A new election would not result in significant gains for any party, according to a new Sunday Business Post/Red C opinion poll published today.

2. #OVER THE COUNTER: A number of pharmacy assistants could effectively lose their jobs or have their hours significantly reduced under new proposed rules.

3. #US ELECTION: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said he plans to press charges against demonstrators disrupting his rallies.

4. #EVICTION: The Sunday Business Post reports that over 200 families are to be given notice to quit their rented homes in Dublin as a result of a deal between Goldman Sachs and an indebted property developer.

5. #EASTER RISING: Average Dublin hotel prices for the Easter weekend will be 60% higher than normal as visitors flock to the city to join in the 1916 centenary celebrations.

6. #EMBATTLED: Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats are facing a tough contest in three German regional elections today – seen as a test of her support for immigration.

7. #WANING ABDUSALAM: The leader of a southern Philippine gang behind the 2009 kidnapping of Irish priest Michael Sinnott has been shot dead by security forces.

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8. #FLIGHT 9525: The Sunday Mirror reports that the father of a victim of the Germanwings plane crash blames the airline for allowing the pilot who caused the tragedy to fly.

9. #GINO KENNY: A newly-elected TD has hit out at the “obscene” salaries paid to TDs and ministers, saying he could not show his face in his constituency if he took the full €87,000 salary.

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