The top four things you need to know – Friday June 10th

The government has been called on to introduce a mini budget after record high inflation figures were recorded, along with the news that interest rates are on the way up in the coming weeks..

The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show the highest annual increase in inflation in 38 years.

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Three-quarters of Irish people believe the government’s response to COVID-19 was motivated by protecting its own reputation.

A survey across six European countries survey also found that 58% of Irish people felt ‘making lots of money’ from the pandemic was also a priority for the Government.

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An investigation has been launched after a man due to stand trail this month charged with the murder of his wife and two children was found dead at the Midlands Prison.

Sameer Syed’s body was discovered in his cell yesterday afternoon.

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UK Labour leader Keir Starmer’s in the North today to discuss ways to resolve concerns over the Northern Ireland Protocol.

He’s due to meet party leaders at Stormont later this morning.

Keir Starmer criticised the British Prime Minister’s approach to the Protocol during his meeting with the Taoiseach in Dublin yesterday.


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