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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

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Updated Oct 30th 2019, 9:00 AM

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

1. #ELECTION: MPs in the House of Commons last night voted to hold a general election

2. #NORTHERN IRELAND: The DUP and the North’s other main political parties have given a broad welcome to plans for the UK’s general election. 

3. #ENDOMETRIOSIS: A feeling of shame and stigma associated with endometriosis is having a severe effect on the mental health and sex lives of thousands of women, TheJournal.ie has reported. 

4. #DRUGS: The partnership approach for the government’s National Drugs Strategy is “in danger of collapse”, former ministers and drugs campaigners have today warned. 

5. #COURT: A butcher who was found in possession of over €2.5 million of drugs hidden amongst packets of men’s boxer shorts has been jailed for eight years.

6. #GRENFELL: The public inquiry’s first report into the Grenfell Tower fire in London will be officially published today. 

7. #LAWSUIT: The family of motorcyclist killed in crash involving the wife of an American diplomat is planning to sue the Trump administration over an alleged cover-up.

8. #GENOCIDE: The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution officially recognising the Armenian genocide.

9. #GAME OF THRONES: HBO has given the go-ahead for a prequel series to TV show Game of Thrones, the BBC reports. 

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