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Dublin: 19 °C Saturday 21 September, 2019

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what’s happening this rainy Sunday morning.

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EVERY MORNING, brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #H-BOMB: North Korea has successfully tested its sixth and most powerful nuclear test yet.

2. #HOMELESS CRISIS: “People shouldn’t be dying on the streets. People deserve more dignity than that”: Housing minister Eoghan Murphy‘s response to the death of a young homeless woman who was found on Friday morning.

3. #NO RECORDS: The FBI says there’s no evidence to back up President Donald Trump’s claim that Barack Obama wiretapped him during the 2016 election.

4. #HERE WE GO AGAIN: Fianna Fáil have suggested cutting taxes for property developers as a solution to the housing crisis, reports the Sunday Business Post.

5. #CASHLESS: Banks moving towards over-the-counter services and ‘cashless’ models is causing a headache for elderly people and farmers.

6. #DRINKS INDUSTRY: Ireland could lose a large chunk of its tourists to the UK quite soon due to the dramatic decline in the value of the pound.

7. #EYES ON YOU: Vandalism and anti-social behaviour is continuing in a south Dublin housing estate despite investment by the local council in a CCTV system.

8. #CHANCELLOR: Angela Merkel will go head-to-head today with her challenger Martin Schulz in their only television debate before this month’s general elections.

9. #ELECTRIC PICNIC: The music festival comes to a close today – here’s a glimpse of the action.

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