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The 5 at 5 Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, The Journal brings you five of the biggest news stories of the day so far.

1. #ICC The prosecutor at the International Criminal Court has sought arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his defence minister, as well for three Hamas leaders. 

2. #IRAN The Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has been declared dead after his helicopter crashed in the west of the country. Five days of mourning have been declared. 

3. #STORMY WEATHER Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange thunderstorm warning for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo. The warning will be in place from 3pm today until 9pm this evening.

4. #RAMMED A garda was hospitalised after being struck by a car while responding to a callout to an incident in a Castleknock apartment complex last night. 

5. #PHONES Unpublished research presented to government and gardaí concluded Irish drivers estimate the risk of being caught using the phone at the wheel at “close to zero”.

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