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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.


1. #CHILD PROTECTION: Social workers have expressed concern that new rules could lead to alleged sexual abusers being allowed to cross-examine their victims.

2. #MICROSCOPE: An Irish-owned home testing company that claims to analyse potential health problems is being investigated by health regulators.

3. #MODEL PASSENGER: Supermodel Kate Moss has been escorted off a plane at Luton airport after reportedly being disruptive.

4. #DRUG SURVEY: The precise details of recreational drug use in Ireland has been spelt out by the largest drug survey in the world.

5. #MCKINNEY: A police officer in the town of McKinney, Texas has been suspended after the release of a shocking video, which shows him violently wrestling a teenage black girl to the ground, and running after others with his gun drawn.

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