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Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know…

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1. The Dáil has heard passionate arguments for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, but the Government is sticking to its position.

2. Last night’s winning €10 million lottery ticket was sold in Newbridge, Co Kildare.

3. Gardaí are now using new facial recognition software to catch criminals.

4. New tax strategies are being considered to encourage emigrants back to Ireland.

5. Sinn Féin have laid out their own plans for 1916 commemorations. They’re going all out.

6. Pope Francis has said it’s okay for parents to smack their children, once their dignity in maintained.

Main pic: Male baby Kangaroo Norman is held by its substitute mother and zookeeper at the Zoo in Krefeld, Germany.

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Rónán Duffy

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