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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# mercury falling

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After record breaking temperatures, some cooler weather hits parts of Europe
But the reprieve was not universal, with Germany measuring a record high temperature for June.
Dentists will stop using metal fillings that have been used in teeth for 150 years
Although the fillings are perfectly safe, they carry a heavy environmental burden.