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EVERY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five big news stories you need to know.

1. #NEPAL: Hundreds are feared dead after a massive earthquake in Nepal which toppled office blocks and towers and caused a deadly avalanche at Mount Everest.

2. #SAFE AND SOUND: Gardaí issued a child rescue alert for a three-year-old girl who was later found safe and well.

3. #FIANNA FÁIL: Micheál Martin hit out at protesters who called his predecessor Birian Cowen a “scumbag” and “traitor”.

4. #TRAGEDY: A 40-year-old Irish man who died in Manhattan after a crane reportedly fell on top of him was named as Trevor Loftus from Limerick.

5. #PROUD: Former Olympic champion and reality TV star Bruce Jenner has announced, “to all intents and purposes, I am a woman”.

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