The 9 at 9 Thursday

first_img No Comments Short URL Image: Shutterstock/Fausta Lavagna Thursday 28 Jun 2018, 8:53 AM The 9 at 9: Thursday Here’s all the news you need to know this morning. 10,963 Views By Adam Daly Image: Shutterstock/Fausta Lavagna EVERY MORNING, brings you all the news you need to know as you start the day.1. #BLOWING THE WHISTLE A Garda whistleblower who made a protected disclosure about the behaviour of a senior officer has claimed that he spread rumours that she was having an affair around the station in a bid to discredit her case, has learned.2. #BREXIT Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and European Affairs Minister Helen McEntee will attend two days of an EU leader summit in Brussels where Brexit and migration will dominate the agenda.3. #GETTING TO KNOW YOU Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to a summit with Donald Trump in a third country – likely Finland – at talks last night with the US leader’s national security advisor.4. #NOPE TO THE POPE The Taoiseach said in the Dáil yesterday that people who apply for tickets to see the Pope with the intention of not using them are “wrong, petty and mean-spirited”.5. #RESCUE A team of US military personnel and British divers have joined rescue efforts at a flooded cave in northern Thailand where 12 children and their football coach have been trapped for five days, The Guardian reports.6. #ROYALTIES The amount of money given by the British taxpayer to the Queen for official duties and other costs rose by 13% to £45.7m in the financial year to spring 2018, Sky News reports.7. #EXECUTION Texas has executed a serial murderer dubbed ‘the ice pick killer’, who had filed an unusual last-minute appeal asking for a firing squad or death by lethal gas.8. #COOLOCK Residents at a council flat complex in Dublin have said they do not feel safe in their homes as large cracks have appeared in the stairwell of their block and the concrete floor has started to sag in some places.9. #HOT DOG Gardaí and the DSPCA have issued advice to dog owners on how to keep their pets cool in during the warm weather – after a dog left in a hot car was found in distress. Share1 Tweet Email Jun 28th 2018, 7:53 AM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img

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