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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

An investigation into Insurance Ireland, evidence resumes in the Ana Kriegel trial, and WhatsApp users warned over spyware hack.

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

1. #INSURANCE The European Commission has announced that it has opened a formal investigation into how Insurance Ireland pools its data on Irish consumers.

2. #MURDER TRIAL The Ana Kriegel trial has heard expert testimony suggesting that she was struck a number of times as she lay on the ground of a derelict farmhouse where her body was later found.

3. #DATA PROTECTION Irish WhatsApp users have been told to ensure their app is up to date, after it emerged that some phones have been infected with spyware through the messaging service.

4. #INVESTMENT The company that will be offered the tender for the National Broadband Plan will invest an initial €220 million to help fund the project, it has been confirmed.

5. #HOTTING UP US scientists have detected the highest levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere since records began.

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