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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Image: Shutterstock/Nadezhda Zaitceva

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

1. #FLIPPED:
Donald Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn has pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI about his contacts with a Russian diplomat.

2. #DISCLOSURES: Garda Keith Harrison says he will continue his High Court case against the State, despite the Charleton Tribunal saying his claims were “entirely without validity”.

3. #NO BENEFIT: GSOC will not progress its investigation into the fixed charge notice cancellations scandal, after publishing a report on its initial findings today.

4. #MICHAEL SHINE: Lawyers for a retired surgeon convicted of sexually assaulting two teenage boys have said that imprisoning him would kill him.

5. #COURTS: A man has been sent forward for trial accused of harassing RTE’s Sharon Ní Bheoláin as well as child pornography offences.

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