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The 9 at 9 Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

EACH MORNING, brings you the stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

1. TROUBLE: There were a number of assaults reported amid St Patrick’s Day celebrations, with The Herald displaying images on its front page this morning of a tourist being attacked by youths.

2. #ISRAEL: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a surprise victory in the country’s election.

3. #RECOVERY: A senior European economist, quoted in The Irish Times, claimed political factors are the main risk to Ireland’s economic future, citing the rising popularity of Sinn Féin.

4. #JAILED: A woman in England who confessed to chopping up her Irish partner and throwing his body part on a bonfire has been sentenced to 16 years in prison, The Irish Sun reports.

5. #GET ONLINE: Householders are losing up to €400 a year by failing to go online to pay their bills, the Irish Independent reports.

6. #FEEDING TIME: A major study found the longer a child is breastfed, the more they are likely to earn when they start working.

7. #SECURITY: The White House was sent a letter that tested positive for cyanide this week.

8. #TRAGEDY: The search for AirAsia crash victims has been called off with 56 people still missing.

9. #SERBIA: Seven men suspected of talking part in the 1995 Srebenica massacre in Bosnia have been arrested, BBC reports.

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