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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 11 November, 2019

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all the news you need to know 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. #BREXIT: The UK newspapers have given their reaction to yesterday’s momentous Supreme Court ruling. 

2. #BREXIT 2.0: Stockpiles of medicines to last until the New Year are in place in case of a “worst case scenario” no-deal Brexit. 

3. #AIR QUALITY: The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 1,180 people are prematurely dying each year in Ireland due to poor air quality.

4. #CENTRAL BANK: New rules published today will allow customers to see how much commission their brokers are receiving from financial firms and ban the acceptance of hospitality gifts.

5. #PLACIDO DOMINGO: The Spanish opera star is withdrawing from all future performances at New York’s Metropolitan Opera after a series of sexual misconduct allegations. 

6. #HOME HELP: Over one thousand names have been added to home help waiting lists in the space of four months as the total surges to 7,300.

7. #IMPEACHMENT: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

8. #WETLANDS: Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has told the Dáil a council depositing silt that destroyed an area of wetlands in Tallaght “demands an inquiry”. 

9. #MICHAEL D: The President has said his recent comments on Defence Forces pay are “very much within the Constitution” after some people questioned the president getting involved in such an issue.

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