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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #MH370: The Malaysian government has said the missing flight MH370 is assumed to have crashed in the Indian Ocean and that there were no survivors. Relatives of passengers were informed of the news by text message.

2. #PROBLEM DRINKING: More than one quarter of Irish people have been harmed by someone who had been drinking alcohol, according to a major new report by the HSE.

3. #NOTHING TO SEE: Taoiseach Enda Kenny has again declined to answer any questions about the controversy surrounding Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan, saying the matter will be discussed at Cabinet tomorrow.

4. #COURTS: A  student who suffered a major head injury while playing a rugby match for his school has been awarded €2.75 million in damages in a settlement approved by the High Court, RTE reports.

5. #MISTAKEN IDENTITY: A group of thugs in Russia beat up members of a St Patrick’s Day-themed flashmob after mistaking them for gay activists. Oops.

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