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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #BREXIT: The House of Lords has approved a bill that would force the UK government to seek a three-month extension to the Brexit deadline if no deal has been agreed with the European Union by 19 October.

2. BREXIT 2.0: Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has called on the Irish government to publish its no-deal preparations.

3. #ZIMBABWE: Robert Mugabe, the former leader of Zimbabwe, has died at the age of 95.

4. #GARDAÍ: Two males, including one serving member of An Garda Síochána, have been arrested and charged with offences under the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018.

5. #BEEF PROTESTS: High Court proceedings that could have resulted in the imprisonment of protesters at two beef processing plants have been struck out following an agreement between the factory owners and protestors.

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Órla Ryan

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