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The 5 at 5: Monday

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: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told  his UK counterpart Theresa May that he not opposed to a review of the backstop but that the UK must not have the sole decision after any such review.

2. #HSE: Simon Harris responded  to the former HSE CEO Tony O’Brien who called him a weak minister and a “frightened little boy”.

3. #ALCOHOL: Advertisements for alcohol will be banned from within 200 metres of a school, crèche or local authority playground from next year.

4. #POPPY: The FA has launched an investigation  into an Instagram post featuring a Bobby Sands quote by Ireland international James McClean.

5. #COMEBACK: The Spice Girls finally announced their long-awaited reunion tour – but Irish fans will have to travel to the UK if they want to see them.

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