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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s what you need to know this Wednesday morning.

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EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #FIND A LEADER: Rumours continue about the Fine Gael leadership as Taoiseach Enda Kenny is set to announce his plans at a parliamentary party tonight.

2. #FERMOY: A garda investigation has been launched after the body of a man was found at a service station in Fermoy, Co Cork.

3. #COURTS: Australian police are to prepare a book of evidence, according to RTÉ, in the case of Cathrina Cahill who is accused of murdering her fiancé.

4. #DANGEROUS: In its annual report, Amnesty has slammed the isolating and divisive policies of leaders like Donald Trump, while the US President expanded deportation criteria for immigrants.

5. #TESCO: Seven stores have voted against strike action as Mandate plans to ballot more stores over a pay dispute.

6. #MISLEADING: Retailer Lidl has received a slap on the wrist for an ad that called fish from Namibia “fresh”.

7. #TOWED: Dublin City Council’s transport committee will this week vote whether to automatically tow vehicles found illegally parked in cycle lanes around the capital.

8. #SHANE ROSS: The Transport Minister will be looking for a free vote on his proposal to automatically ban any drivers caught over the alcohol limit.

9. #STORM DORIS: Winds are picking up for the storm that’s set to hit our shores tomorrow – so watch out today.

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