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Dublin: 15 °C Sunday 26 May, 2019

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what’s happening today.

Image: Shutterstock/Ekaterina Kondratova

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

1. #PROPERTY MARKET: Dublin remains the most expensive place to rent in the country with average monthly prices now at €1,620, representing an increase of €141 from the same period last year, according to the RTB Rent Index. 

2. #ANKARA: Four people have been killed and 43 injured after a high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in the Turkish capital today. 

3. #STAY ANOTHER MAY: After winning a confidence vote staged by her own party’s MPs last night, Theresa May is heading to Brussels for the second time in three days today, battling to save her Brexit deal and her career.

4. #WRC: A mother who had postnatal depression following the birth of her second child has been awarded €8,000 after winning her unfair dismissal case against her former employer.

5. #DETAINED: China has confirmed its detentions of two Canadian men on suspicion of “endangering national security”. 

6. #BIDEN 2020: Former US Vice President Joe Biden is wrapping up a busy stretch of events this week before stepping out of the public eye to hold family deliberations over the holidays on whether to launch another campaign for president.

7. #CIRCUIT COURT: An eight-year-old boy, who fell and lacerated his forehead at the Deer Park Hotel, Howth, Co Dublin, more than five years ago, has been awarded €25,000 damages. 

8. #STRASBOURG: French authorities have issued a wanted poster and are calling for witnesses amid a massive manhunt for the suspected shooter nearly 24 hours after a deadly attack at the Strasbourg Christmas market.

9. #DON’T THINK TWICE: Iconic musicians Bob Dylan and Neil Young will play in Kilkenny next July. Tickets go on sale next Monday. 

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Adam Daly

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