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The 5 at 5: Friday

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. #WEST DUBLIN: A man in his 30s has been charged with the alleged rape of a woman in a park in Blanchardstown, Dublin, earlier this week.

2. #DISCLOSURES TRIBUNAL: Justice Charleton has said it would be “absolutely futile” to go to the High Court to require journalists to answer questions where they claimed journalistic privilege.

3. ‘WARMONGERS NOT WELCOME’: Hillary Clinton was heckled  by a small number of protesters during a visit to Trinity College in Dublin today. 

4. HATE SPEECH: A new report has found that xenophobic populism and hate speech are “unrelentingly” on the rise in Europe.

5. WORLD CUP: They left it late but Brazil finally got their World Cup up-and-running thanks to two late goals against Costa Rica in St Petersburg.

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