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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #HIGHEST EVER: A record number of 184 people are now sleeping rough in Dublin.

2. #STATUS YELLOW: Heavy rain and flooding continued throughout the day as emergency services dealt with several road collisions.

3. #THE HAGUE: The “Butcher of Bosnia” Ratko Mladic was imprisoned for life after being found guilty of genocide.

4. #BUNCRANA: An inquest into the death of five people at Buncrana pier last year heard that the driver of the car was three times over the drink-drive limit.

5. #ABORTION: The Eighth Amendment Committee is hearing today about termination in cases of foetal abnormality, and the international legal context. Follow it live here.

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