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Dublin: 10 °C Friday 26 April, 2019

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. #PEOPLE’S VOTE Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is expected to back an amendment calling for a second referendum on Brexit in an attempt to avoid a no-deal scenario.

2. #OMNIBUS BILL The Dáil will begin debating a major piece of legislation today, which will aim to prepare Ireland for a no-deal Brexit.

3. #RECESSION The Parliamentary Budget Office has warned that a no-deal Brexit could create a budget deficit in Ireland for up to five years.

4. #AUSTRALIA An Australian cardinal has been found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys, becoming the most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex crimes.

5. #WICKLOW A 19 year-old man has been killed after the car he was travelling in struck ditch near Arklow, Co Wicklow last night.

6. #INQUIRY The family of Clodagh Hawe, who was murdered along with her three children by her husband in 2016, have called for a fresh inquiry into her killing.

7. #BORDER WALL Democrats will move to block US President Donald Trump’s decision to call a national emergency to fund a controversial border wall in the House of Representatives today.

8. #BITTER PILL More than 60,000 people have signed a petition urging the government not to introduce a 23% VAT rate on vitamin and mineral supplements on 1 March.

9. #WEATHER Warm weather will continue across the country today, when good spells of sunshine will see afternoon temperatures ranging from 13 to 16 degrees Celsius.

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