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School Run News: The five things you need to know about this morning

Five big stories in three minutes

Covid: HSE issues warning after a surge in unproven Covid treatments

The HSE is urging the public to avoid using ivermectin to treat Covid-19. The unproven treatment is most commonly used as a horse dewormer. It is believed over 5,000 units have been seized in Ireland since last summer.

“Ivermectin is not an approved treatment for Covid-19 in Ireland or anywhere and while small studies have been done, none suggested that this agent will have any benefit," a spokesperson for the HSE said.

At Home: A new Penneys store is opening in The Square, Tallaght

Penneys has confirmed a new store will open at The Square, Tallaght in 2022. The opening is set to create 300 jobs.

The new Penneys will be 43,000 square feet and will be located on the ground floor of the popular shopping centre.

Social welfare rises to be included in Budget 2022

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Leo Varadkar has revealed that increasing social welfare payments is on the cards for Budget 2022. The Tánaiste said the cost of living in Ireland has risen, but welfare payments don't reflect that.

He stressed that no official numbers have been decided, but their aim is to "protect people from the rising cost of living".

Entertainment: Cambridges jet off to the South of France for family wedding

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children jetted off to the South of France for quite the lavish wedding over the weekend. Kate's brother, James Middleton officially tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in the Cote d’Azur.

Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis all attended their beloved uncle's wedding to Alizée Thevenet.

World News: 1-year-old dies after being left alone in car for 10 hours

A 1-year-old girl has tragically died after her mother left her alone in a car in Houston for ten hours. The mum dropped her children at daycare, but forgot her daughter was in the car. They discovered her body at 6 pm.

She was in the car since 8.30 am. It is believed temperatures were as high as 91 degrees Farenheit on the day she passed away.

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