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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #CENTRAL BANK: the Central Bank has confirmed that the number of customers overcharged by their banks as a result of the tracker mortgage scandal has risen to 33,700.

2. #REFERENDUM: The government has agreed that a referendum on removing or altering a clause in the Constitution that refers to woman’s life within the home will be held next year.

3. #REPEAL: The Eighth Amendment Committee has launched its final report, in which it recommends that Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution should be repealed.

4. #DISMISSED: RTE has dismissed sports producer Kieran Creaven after he pleaded guilty to a charge of attempting to meet a girl under the age of 16 years of age following grooming.

5. #RENTS: A new RTB rental report has found that rents have grown by 9.5% nationally since last year.

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