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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

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

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

1. #DEVELOPER: Detectives from the Criminal Assets Bureau are searching the former home of bankrupt developer Tom McFeely on Dublin’s Ailesbury Road after €200,000 in cash was found hidden throughout the house.

2. #WHITE WIDOW: Interpol has issued an arrest notice for Samantha Lewthwaite, the wife of one of the 7 July London bombers, who is believed to be wanted in connection with the terrorist attack on Westgate Mall in Kenya.

3. #PERU: A prosecutor in Peru has rejected a guilty plea by Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid and said they will need to make fuller confessions if they hope to have their sentences reduced after being charged with attempting to smuggle 11 kilograms of cocaine out of Peru.

4. #FUNERAL: The funeral of murdered 5-year-old April Jones has taken place in Wales, five days before the first anniversary of her murder. The child’s body has never been found. Paedophile Mark Bridger was convicted of her murder in May and sentenced to life in prison.

5. #JOBSWATCH: Computer giant Dell is to create 300 jobs in Dublin with the launch of its latest venture: a bank. Taoiseach Enda Kenny said it was a “great vote of confidence” in Ireland to have Dell locate the bank here.