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Dublin: 13 °C Monday 10 August, 2020

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

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Updated Jul 22nd 2020, 9:00 AM

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1. #GREEN LIST: The government has agreed a ‘green list’ of countries from which people can travel without having to restrict their movements upon arriving in Ireland.

2. #TRUMP: US President Donald Trump has warned that the coronavirus crisis in the United States is likely to “get worse before it gets better”. 

3. #WATER: Over a quarter of all domestic waste water treatment systems inspected last year posed a risk to human health, according to a new report.

4. #COVID: More than 10% of confirmed Covid-19 cases in some parts of Dublin have resulted in the death of the infected person according to new data from the HSE.

5. #EUROMILLIONS: The winning ticket for last night’s €49.5 million Euromillions jackpot was sold in Ireland.

6. #AUSTRALIA: Australia has reported a record 501 new coronavirus infections, nearly four months after the pandemic initially peaked in the country.

7. #MAXWELL: US President Donald Trump has wished British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell “well” as she awaits trial over charges relating to the trafficking of children for sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

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8. #RUSSIA: UK ministers are considering strengthening security laws after a report by MPs said the government had “badly underestimated” the threat of Russian interference in Britain, the BBC has reported.

9. #COURT: Amber Heard will continue giving evidence today after making explosive claims at Johnny Depp’s High Court libel case against The Sun that the film star pushed Kate Moss down a flight of stairs.

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