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The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
May 27th 2016, 4:54 PM 8,313 0

EVERY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five big news stories you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #GANGLAND: Gardaí have made three arrests in 24 hours as part of a crackdown on gangland crime. 

2. #LONDON: An Irishman has been jailed for a minimum of 23 years for stabbing a woman to death in London. 

3. #PRESS COUNCIL: The Press Council has called for judges to decide damages in defamation cases, rather than allowing juries to do so. 

4. #SLAB MURPHY: Prominent republican Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy has been given a November date to appeal his conviction for tax evasion. 

5. #OBAMA: US President Barack Obama has made a historic visit to the Japanese city of Hiroshima. 

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