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Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All the day’s news so far? You’ll find it here.


1. #LONE PARENTS Labour TD Emmet Stagg has been accused of ‘duplicity’ over his stance on lone parents in an email to a constituent. He criticised the changes in the email, but had voted for them.

2. #CANADA An ad saying ‘go home Irish’ has been creating quite a buzz on the streets of Toronto.

3. #BANKING CRISIS Brian Lenihan’s former advisor has told the banking inquiry that he was ‘suspicious’ about some of the information given to him by banks before the full extent of their liquidity problems emerged.

4. #BALCONY COLLAPSE Berkeley survivor Aoife Beary is awakening from a coma and has begun communicating with her parents.

5. #BELFAST A man was killed in a ‘samurai sword attack’ today. Police have arrested one male.

6. #SCOTLAND Two crash victims were left injured in a car for three days after the vehicle was reported to police. An investigation is underway.

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