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Hundreds of thousands of boxes of Kellogg's cereals have been seized by Mexican authorities for being too appealing to children. A new law in Mexico forbids the marketing of sugary foods directly to children, for example with cartoon drawings and mascots, ABC News reports.

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Sligo-based Callan Tansey LLP has announced the opening of a new office in Limerick, headed up by senior associate Janet Keane. Ms Keane, a native of Limerick and a graduate of the University of Limerick, has 14 years' experience in medical negligence and personal injury litigation.

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Beauchamps has announced the appointment of five new partners. The new partners are Jeanne-Marie Moriarty in the financial services and regulation team, Fiona O'Connell in commercial litigation, Simon Murphy in insolvency and restructuring, Conor McEvoy in commercial property and housing and Domhnai

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A former Syrian intelligence officer has been sentenced to life in prison following his conviction in Germany for crimes against humanity. German prosecutors alleged that Anwar Raslan, 58, was in charge of the Al-Khatib prison in Damascus where Syrian dissidents were tortured and killed.

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Employment law specialist firm Lewis Silkin has announced the appointment of two new associates in its Dublin and Belfast offices. Laura Ensor, formerly of Matheson, has been appointed a senior associate in Dublin and Jack Balmer, formerly of Tughans, has joined as an associate in Belfast.

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A wanted man who was believed to have died in the US nearly two years ago has been found alive in a Glasgow hospital after contracting Covid-19. Nicholas Rossi apparently faked his death to escape serious criminal charges in Utah and Ohio and has been living in Scotland under an assumed name, NBC re

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A round-up of human rights stories from around the world. UN chief warns millions of Afghans are on ‘verge of death’ | Al Jazeera

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Legal rights group FLAC has reported a "significant increase" in family law queries to its helpline since Christmas. More than a third (35.5 per cent) of all calls to FLAC helplines last week were for family law queries, making it the biggest category, The Irish Times reports.

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Landmark legislation which would establish a new watchdog to regulate online services has been published by the government. The Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill will establish a new Media Commission replacing the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), which will include a new Online Safety

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