The top four things you need to know – Monday May 9th

Cities in Ukraine have imposed curfews as Russia celebrates Victory Day – which marks the defeat of Hitler’s fascists in 1945.

President Putin will stage a military parade in Moscow.

The Ukrainian leader says 60 people were killed yesterday when Russian forces bombed a village school in the Luhansk region where many were sheltering.

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Politicians will meet at Stormont today to try and form a new power sharing executive in the North.

It’s after Sinn Fein became the first nationalist party to win the most votes in an election to the Assembly.

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Young adults can get a 50 per cent cut on public transport fares across the country from today.

19 to 23 year-olds can avail of the discount by applying for the new ‘Young Adult Leap Card’, which will work alongside the ‘Student Leap Card.’

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Over half of Irish households admit to wasting water.

That’s the finding of new Irish Water research as it encourages people to conserve water as the weather gets warmer.

It’s unveiling its new Conservation Calculator today which will help people across the country to assess how they use their water.


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