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The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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EVERY EVENING, brings you the five big news stories you need to know.

1. #NEPAL: Up to seven Irish people have yet to make contact with their families in the wake of the devastating earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, the Red Cross has said.

2. #NO DEBATE: Taoiseach Enda Kenny has effectively said that he will not take part in a TV debate with the No side in the same-sex marriage referendum.

3. #ASSISTED SUICIDE: A jury has begun deliberating whether Gail O’Rorke attempted to assist the suicide of another woman by making arrangements for her to travel to Zurich. [RTE]

4. #SPRING IN THEIR STEP: The government is gearing up to announce its first ever spring statement tomorrow, which is expected to contain details of spending increases and public sector pay rises.

5. #NOT HAPPENING: Clothing company Abercrombie & Fitch will no longer be using topless models at its shops and plans to stop hiring staff based on their looks. 

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