The 9 at 9 Thursday

first_img By Hayley Halpin Short URL Get the 9 at 9 News audio Image: Shutterstock/Brent Hofacker https://jrnl.ie/4605989 Apr 25th 2019, 7:47 AM 10,053 Views The 9 at 9: Thursday Here’s all the news you need to know this Thursday morning.center_img Updated Apr 25th 2019, 8:47 AM EVERY MORNING TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you wake up.1. #FIRST MEETING: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin have met face-to-face for the first time today.2. #LYRA MCKEE: Crimestoppers in Northern Ireland are offering £10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for Lyra McKee’s murder. 3. #ELECTIONS: It’s less than a month until this year’s local and European elections take place and candidates have spoken to TheJournal.ie about the use of campaign posters. 4. #RURAL CRIME: A new campaign has been launched to encourage property owners, farmers and businesses in rural Ireland to mark their property with their Eircodes. 5. #ABORTION: A Westminster committee has found that the British government is responsible for addressing Northern Ireland’s contentious abortion laws. 6. #EXECUTED: A white supremacist convicted of a notorious racist murder has been executed in the US state of Texas. 7. #SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka has deployed thousands of troops overnight to help police search for suspects in Easter suicide bomb attacks.8. #GARDAÍ: The Policing Authority has found that more than half of the commitments made by gardaí in the 2018 policing plan were not achieved, RTÉ has reported.9. #MEASLES: Cases of measles in Ireland more than doubled last year, according to a United Nations report.On the go? You can now listen to the 9 at 9 as an audio bulletin from TheJournal.ie, supported by Volkswagen. Get started by hitting the button below. Share Tweet Email Image: Shutterstock/Brent Hofacker Thursday 25 Apr 2019, 8:47 AM No Comments Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more