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The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #MY OPTIONS: A number of websites and advertisements are appearing in online search results for unplanned pregnancy support that have a similar name to the HSE’s official site. 

2. #HACKED: The Luas website was offline after being targeted  by hackers. Visitors to were met with a note demanding payment of one bitcoin, currently worth €3,385.

3. #BREXIT: The Taoiseach said that it could be possible for Ireland to take some legal business from the UK after Brexit.

4. #JAMAL KHASHOGGI: Saudi Arabia’s attorney general sought the death penalty for five of 11 defendants charged with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

5. #BAFTA: Irish actors Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley have been nominated  for a Bafta Rising Star Award this year.

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