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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. #CITY DRIVING BANS: Cars look set to be banned from large parts of Dublin city centre under new plans being put forward by the council.

2. #RABBIT HOLE: After Pearse Doherty TD made more claims about Denis O’Brien in the Dáil, Jobs Minister Richard Bruton said the IBRC inquiry would be “very long” if “want every rabbit chased down every hole”.

3. #PRISON DRUGS: An inmate at Mountjoy Prison was stranded on the roof of the prison for almost seven hours yesterday after climbing up to retrieve drugs.

4. #TTIP: An EU Parliament debate on a controversial free-trade deal with the US has been suspended amid angry scenes in Strasbourg. Here’s what all the fuss is about.

5. #MCKINNEY: A white police officer recorded pushing a black teenage girl to the ground at a Texas pool party has resigned from the force.

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