Here’s what made the headlines today…
NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
- Three more deaths and 84 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Ireland.
- The Taoiseach told Boris Johnson there would be “serious implications” if the British government reneges on the commitments it made in the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
- The Central Bank has found the “majority” of home and car insurers charged different prices to customers with similar risk.
- At tonight’s Department of Health briefing, officials said the number of cases in Dublin could double every fortnight if people don’t act now to reduce the number of contacts they have.
- The government was slammed for “bonkers” measures “and “mixed messaging” as Health Minister Stephen Donnelly called for political solidarity.
- The Irish government is aiming to allow people to travel abroad to visit loved ones for Christmas.
- Public health experts must justify any proposed restrictions for Dublin if they’re more “drastic” than other EU cities.
- Phil Hogan has said he was subjected to a “full-scale attack” by the Taoiseach and Tánaiste.
#BREXIT: The UK has published its controversial bill amid questions and concern from EU leaders.
#PROTESTS: Belarus opposition figures are being held in a national security probe, according to an investigative committee.
#OSCARS: Best Picture films at the Oscars must meet diversity criteria under new rules.
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Viewed over 600,000 times at the time of writing, this brief footage of heavy orange skies over San Francisco due to nearby wildfires is quite a sight to behold.
Eli Harik wears a mask while gazing at the Bay Bridge and heavy orange skies due to nearby wildfires hanging over San Francisco on Wednesday, September 9 @sfchronicle pic.twitter.com/B2wahjkeRw
— Jessica Christian (@jachristian) September 9, 2020