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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. #BERKELEY: Tributes continue to pour in for the six Irish students killed when a balcony collapsed in California, while the New York Times has come under fire.

2. #OBRIENVRTE: RTÉ and Denis O’Brien are in the High Court today. Again.

3. #WE DON’T GO AGAIN: Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick is not running again next year.

4. #FIFA: Swiss authorities are investigating a number of “suspicious” bank transactions at football’s world governing body, the latest in a string of controversies at FIFA.

5. #RAPE: The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre have released their 2014 stats, showing a 30% rise in the number of people needing assistance.

6. #BOOKS: Author Jim Crace is €100,000 richer after taking the International IMPAC Dublin award.