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news wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

The day’s big stories so far – in one handy package.


1. A Labour TD is set to be expelled from the party, after saying he would be voting against the planned sale of the State’s Aer Lingus stake.

2. Significant traffic problems are being reported in south Dublin and into Wicklow – after a crash on the M50.

3. A garda has been arrested for questioning over the leaking of information to the media in the Roma children investigation.

4. The man who killed Jill Meagher is to stay behind bars until he is 86 years old, following a court ruling today.

5. Sepp Blatter has been keeping a low profile today in Zurich, in the wake of the arrests of senior Fifa officials yesterday.

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