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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know as you head home for the day.

1. #GUNSHOT WOUNDS: Gardaí are appealing for information after a man’s body was found in north Dublin city centre this morning.

2. #KABUL: At least 64 people have been killed and 300 wounded after a massive blast ripped through Kabul’s diplomatic quarter.

3. #SOCIAL PROTECTION: The Department of Social Protection has said there have actually been 11 cases of suspected identity fraud recorded this year, after earlier telling Sinn Féin that there had only been one case.

4. #UNNECESSARY SURGERIES: UK-based breast surgeon Ian Paterson has been sentenced to 15 years in jail this afternoon, after he was found guilty of performing unnecessary surgeries on his patients.

5. #COVFEFE: US President Donald Trump caused some confusion this morning by tweeting, ‘Despite the constant negative press covfefe’ .

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