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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Catch up as you wake up.

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

1. #WATER CHARGES:  One third of Irish households will have their water bills capped at €80 under a new two-tier system, reports The Sunday Times.

2. #MORE WATER CHARGES: Figures obtained by The Irish Mail on Sunday found Irish Water is spending €1 million a month on consultants.

3. #REMEMBER: Ceremonies today will honour the lives of those who died in the First World War.

4. #NICKED: A wanted man was arrested by gardaí in Ballyfermot after he came in to fix the station’s heating and they recognised him. They also found a bag of cannabis in his car.

5. #MEATY: Farmers are set to start a 48-hour blockade of meat factories and producers are warning it will keep 10,000 people out of work at the plants Monday and Tuesday.

6. #BERLIN25: Today marks 25 years since the Berlin Wall fell - a significant milestone in German history.

7. #INDEPENDENCE: Catalonia will hold a symbolic vote today on whether it should break away from Spain.

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8.  #TAX DEALS: The European Commission has asked for details of tax deals made between Ireland and a number of multinationals at the same time we struck a deal with Apple, reports the Sunday Business Post.

9. #MEXICO: Protesters have set fire to the door of the Mexican President’s palace, after it emerged gang members, linked to police, murdered 43 students and burned their bodies.

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