EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.
1. #KIMMAGE: Gardaí are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 3-year-old boy at an apartment in Poddle Park, Dublin.
2. #IRISH TOUR 2018: Ed Sheeran has added two extra dates in Dublin and Cork to his sell-out Irish tour.
3. #RUSSIA INVESTIGATION: Donald Trump Jr was told that ‘potentially damaging’ information on Hillary Clinton was part of a Russian attempt to help his father’s election campaign.
4. #BIN CHARGES: A recycling deposit scheme for plastic, glass bottles and cans is estimated to cost around €120 million.
5. #AIR INCIDENT: A US military aircraft has crashed in the southern state of Mississippi, killing 16 people onboard.
6. #PAVED PARADISE: Contracts have been signed that will see a steelworks dump on a Cork island turned into a €40-million park.
7. #LONDON: A man has been charged over an acid attack on 21-year-old woman and her cousin, causing severe injuries.
8. #CIVILIAN TOLL: Islamic State militants in the newly-liberated Iraqi city of Mosul used residents as human shields, trapped people in their homes and prevented them escaping, a report has found.
9. #VOICES: ”As the first TD to speak about my abortion, I hope to dispel the shame,” writes People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith.