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Dublin: 15 °C Thursday 23 May, 2019

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

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

1. #BREXIT: MPs are due to hold another round of votes today to break the deadlock as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to make a guest appearance on Eastenders in a last-ditch attempt to save her Brexit deal. 

2. #RUBBISH: Environment Minister Richard Bruton has announced additional funding of €3 million to help combat illegal dumping across the country. 

3. #MAYO: A man in his 60s has died in a fatal road traffic collision in Co Mayo.

4. #STUDENTS: Just over 80% of students living in privately-operated purpose-built student accommodation in Dublin city centre are international students.

5. #LOS ANGELES: US rapper Nipsey Russell has been shot dead outside his clothes store in Los Angeles. 

6. #UKRAINE: Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections.

7. #FINIAN MCGRATH: The junior minister has withdrawn comments he made in an interview with a Sunday newspaper around political policing, after he came in for strong criticism from his Cabinet colleagues. 

8. TURKEY: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party has suffered a blow in the country’s local election with the ruling party set to lose the capital Ankara.

9. #WRAP UP: It’s set to be a cold start to April, Met Éireann has forecast, with temperatures dipping as low as 0 degrees tonight. 

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