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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

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

1. #THE EIGHT: The Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution is meeting for the third time today to discuss the extent change is being driven by international human rights obligations.

2. #APPLE TAX: The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover €13 billion from Apple.

3. #EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS: Adults living in Direct Provision will soon be able to access employment, Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said this afternoon.

4. #YOU’RE FIRED: Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative Party conference was interrupted today by a prankster who attempted to hand her a P45.

5. #LEGAL ACTION: More than 100 solicitors have contacted An Garda Síochána in relation to issues with the fixed charge notice system which led to thousands of people wrongly receiving convictions and court imposed penalties.

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