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The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the last day of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

The clock's right. It's not 8...it's 9. C'mon up!
The clock's right. It's not 8...it's 9. C'mon up!

EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine stories, a little before nine, you need to know with your morning coffee.

1. #TALKS: Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, will meet his US counterpart John Kerry in Paris today, to discuss an end to the crisis in Ukraine.

2.#BUSTED: Over half a million worth of Cannabis was seized by Gardaí in Cork. Four people have been arrested.

3. #POPULAR: The latest Red C Poll shows both Government parties aren’t too popular at the moment. Meanwhile, Sinn Féin has surged to just one point behind Fianna Fáil.

4. #MALAYSIA: Chinese relatives are staging a protest today calling for answers about the missing plane, they’ve accused Malaysia of hiding information.

5. #TAKEN: Burglars in London have stolen the ashes of a baby from a family home in the belief that the small white casket was a jewellery box.

6. #APPEAL: Police are appealing for information about the murder of Kieran McManus. He was shot dead in Belfast one year ago today.

7. #MAMMY: Mother’s Day is here! Make sure you have your cards, chocolates and flowers at the ready. This little lady melted our hearts with the card she made for her Mum.

8. #TICKTOCK: Well that’s an hour you’ll never get back! The clocks have jumped forward so don’t forget to change your watch.

9. #SUMMERTIME: Throw away those brollies and get out your sunglasses, summertime has officially begun. On second thoughts this is Ireland, maybe just treat yourself to an ice-cream so it feels like summer…get your Mammy one too! (See #7)

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