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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. #CANCER SCANDAL: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced that there will be a redress scheme for women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy. The HSE is answering questions before the Oireachtas Health Committee this afternoon.

2. #DISCLOSURES TRIBUNAL: Former garda press officer Superintendent David Taylor was “bitter” about being moved from his role in the press office in 2014, the Disclosures Tribunal has heard.

3. #JOBS: Coca-Cola has announced the closure of its plant in Athy, Co Kildare, which will result in the loss of 82 jobs.

4. #MURDER: The husband of murdered woman Natalia Karaczyn is being questioned by gardaí in Sligo over her death.

5. #BREAST SCREENING: British MPs were told today by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt that up to 270 women may have died because they missed a breast screening.

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