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Dublin: 11 °C Friday 18 October, 2019

The 9 at 9: Thursday

With less than 48 hours to go until the weekend, here is everything you need to know.

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EVERY MORNING, brings you the stories you need to know as you wake up.

1. #BUDAPEST: There has been fighting between police and migrants in the city, with its rail station re-opening this morning. 

2. #REFUGEE CRISIS: Enda Kenny is set to meet with French President François Hollande later today to discuss the growing refugee crisis.

3. #PARTITIONIST: A Sinn Féin politician has slammed the new McMór burger from McDonald’s as partitionist as it is not available in Northern Ireland. 

4. #DRUGS: The Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association has proposed a new system to ensure Irish patients are among the first to access new medicines, RTÉ has reported. 

5. #PROSTITUTION: A garda unit has been put into place to tackle prostitution in Dublin’s north inner city, the Herald is reporting this morning.

6. #PARADE: Beijing residents have been barred from watching an enormous military parade in Tiananmen Square.

7. #SINN FÉIN: The party is set to table a motion of no confidence in Attorney General Maire Whelan over the publication of the interim report of the Fennelly commission, the Irish Times is reporting.

8. #VINCENT BROWNE: The Tonight with Vincent Browne programme returns on Monday and a change of format will allow members of the public to appear on the programme. 

9. #NEW JOB: A girl who lost her job for planning to go to the Electric Picnic has been offered a new one. 

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