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The US Capitol riot has made headlines around the world.

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

1. #US CAPITOL RIOT: The US Capitol Building was secured after riot police cleared scores of Trump supporters who had stormed the building, drawing condemnation from around the world.

2. #END GAME: Trump has now put out a statement sayng there will be an orderly transition on 20 January after Congress resumed to formally certify Biden’s win. You can find our full report here

3. #FATALITIES: The woman who died last night of a bullet wound during the violent storming of the US Capitol was shot by police; three others died from medical emergencies.

4. #IN SHOCK: The world is still digesting yesterday’s unsavoury scenes. Here’s a look at the planet’s front pages.

5. #BLOCKED: Trump has had his accounts temporarily banned from posting on both Facebook and Twitter after repeatedly violating the policies of both social media platforms. 

6. #JANUARY LOCKDOWN: Here are the new restrictions that were announced yesterday, as we head into a period of even stricter Covid measures. 

7. #CERVICALCHECK: Women who have had cancer or a smear abnormality previously will still be able to attend colposcopy appointments during Level 5 restrictions.

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8. #PRIVACY: There has been a “big rise” in the number of complaints relating to CCTV cameras outside peoples’ homes, the Data Protection Commissioner has said.

9. #BURRRSDAY: There is a Status Yellow low temperature/ ice/ snow warning in place for the entire country until 11am today. Motorists are being advised to take care. 

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