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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. It’s Sunday, so take it easy and get filled in on all you need to know.

EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine stories you need to know with your morning coffee.

1. #MARIE FLEMING: Tom Curran, the partner of right-to-die campaigner Marie Fleming, has confirmed to TheJournal.ie that he’s having legislation on the issue drafted.

2. #MISSING PLANE: The US has sent the FBI to aid search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet but insist that there is ‘no evidence of terrorism yet’

3. #HOMOPHOBIA: Religious schools are to display LGBT posters in schools in an attempt to stamp out homophobic bullying according to the Sunday Independent.

4. #INTERNSHIPS: A graduate placement scheme, similar to the one currently in place for nurses, has been slammed by a group representing students training in this area.

5. #PORTLAOISE: The parents of one of the babies who died after care in the Midlands General Hospital in Portlaiose wrote to Health Minister James Reilly about their concerns in 2012 says The Sunday Times.

6. #IRAQ: A suicide bomber has killed 12 people at a crowded checkpoint in Baghdad.

7. #ELECTION 2014: Minister of State and Euro hopeful Brian Hayes has told TheJournal.ie that some of his opponents “haven’t a clue” about the work of European institutions.

8. #HEALTH: Thousands of patients are being put at risk of stroke because of serious errors being made by doctors in the way they are prescribing blood-thinning medicines according to the Sunday Business Post.

9. #CCTV: A hidden video camera in the toilets in McDonald’s in Temple Bar in Dublin is pointed towards the bathroom’s sinks according to the company.

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Rónán Duffy

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