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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #BREXIT: Theresa May has confirmed that she has sought to delay Brexit until 30 June. Donald Tusk said he believes the short extension is possible but it depends on a positive result when the withdrawal agreement returns to the Commons. 

2. #COOKSTOWN: A man who was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in relation to the deaths of three teenagers who died in a crush ahead of a St Patrick’s Day disco has been re-arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class A drug with intent to supply.

3. #THE HAGUE: Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has been ordered to spend the rest of his life in jail for genocide and war crimes.

4. #EXTRADITION: The Supreme Court had cleared the way for the extradition to the United States of Eric Eoin Marques, a man accused of being the world’s biggest facilitator of child pornography.

5. #ESCAPED: A convicted prisoner is currently at large after fleeing custody in Dublin this morning. 

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