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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. #TENTS Another operation is underway to remove tents belonging to asylum seekers from the Grand Canal area of Dublin city.

2. #HOUSING The Government was slammed by opposition members today over revelations from a leaked Housing Commission report which estimates the housing deficit in Ireland is up to 256,000 homes.

3. #FLOODING A Status Orange thunderstorm has been issued for five counties. The warning is in place for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Tipperary and Waterford until 8pm this evening.

4. #TURBULENCE A man has died and another 30 people were injured when a Singapore Airlines flight experienced serious turbulence and had to land in Bangkok.

5. #TRUMP Donald Trump’s lawyers have rested their defence without the former US president entering the witness box in his New York hush money trial.

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