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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s the news as you start your day.

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

1. #TICK TOCK: French President Emmanuel Macron has set out plans to overhaul the EU in following the UK’s decision to leave the bloc, warning “never has Europe been in such danger”. 

2. #DENIS O’BRIEN: The Supreme Court will today deliver its judgement in the case taken by Denis O’Brien against the Dáil and the State.

3. #POVERTY: A new report from the Society of St Vincent de Paul has found that the rate of in-work poverty among lone parents more than doubled between 2012 and 2017.

4. #TRADE DEAL: The US intends to scrap a preferential trade status granted to India and Turkey which allows certain products from the two countries to be imported duty-free.

5. #JANICE BRADY: An arrest warrant has been issued for a Sligo woman who impeded an investigation into a killing and was released on bail, despite DPP objections, after the High Court heard that gardaí have “no idea where she is”.

6. #GENDER BALANCE: The Minister for Finance has said the Central Bank may be forced to take action if there is no improvement in diversity in the senior posts at Irish banks.

7. #NEWS FLASH: Leo Varadkar was told by one of his officials that ”radical re-thinking” of RTÉ’s role might be needed to address its chronic deficits – rather than constant rises in its public funding.

8. #REMISSION: A London man appears to be free of the Aids virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the Berlin patient.

9. #NISSAN: Former Auto Industry titan Carlos Ghosn has been granted bail at one billion yen (€7,893,849) after more than three months in a detention cell.  

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