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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. #MALAYSIA: The results of the post-mortem examination on Nóra Quoirin’s body have been delayed, meaning a cause of death has not yet been established, Malaysian police have confirmed. 

2. #COURT: A couple accused of child cruelty after their nine-year-old daughter was discovered with serious injuries at their home in north Dublin have been held in custody pending “further charges”.

3. #BREXIT: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has repeated her warning that a US-UK trade deal wouldn’t pass through Congress if Brexit undermines the Good Friday Agreement.

4. #CERVICALCHECK: One of the women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy has been granted leave by the High Court to serve a personal injuries summons on an American pathology clinic.

5. #THIRD LEVEL: First-class honours and 2.1 grades have increased significantly in most Irish universities, institutes of technology and colleges over the last 10 years, an analysis by Noteworthy.ie has found.

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