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The 9 at 9 Ban on amber teething aids, man arrested over Co Down murder, and Gaza ceasefire efforts continue – it’s this morning’s headlines.


GOOD MORNING. Here’s all the news that you need to know as you start your day.

Teething aids

1. Ireland’s consumer protection watchdog has stopped several distributors from selling amber jewellery as teething aids, citing serious dangers posed to babies and small children.

PSNI investigation

2. A man has been charged with the murder of a woman in Co Down.

Fatal collision

3. A man in his 40s has died following road traffic incident in Co Clare yesterday afternoon.

Ceasefire efforts

4. The United States is seeking assistance from the United Nations in pursuing its plan for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

Murder in Mexico

5. The mayor of a town in western Mexico was killed on Monday, the regional government said, barely 24 hours after Claudia Sheinbaum was elected the Latin American country’s first woman president.

Cocaine seizure

6. Around €305,000 worth of cocaine has been seized by gardaí from a n address in Coolock, Dublin 17.

Genocide case

7. Palestinian officials, on behalf of the State of Palestine, have applied for permission to join South Africa’s case at the top UN court accusing Israel of genocide in Gaza.

Hunter Biden

8. Lawyers in the trial of US President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden on gun charges are set to deliver their opening arguments today in what is the first ever prosecution of a child of a sitting US president.

UK politics

9. UK politician Nigel Farage has announced he will stand as a candidate in the country’s general election as the leader of the Reform UK party.


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