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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Art Exhibition by the Vane Group at a gallery in Bangkok, Thailand.
Art Exhibition by the Vane Group at a gallery in Bangkok, Thailand.
Image: Shutterstock/Opas Chotiphantawanon

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #COURTS: A woman who claims she was raped by two rugby internationals rejected a suggestion today that she “ran with a lie” to deflect attention.

2. #BUS CRASH: Seven people are still in the emergency department of University Hospital Limerick (UHL) in the wake of this morning’s school bus crash.

3. #THE UNBORN: The Supreme Court has dismissed the Pro Life Campaign’s application to become a legal adviser in a case on defining the unborn in the Constitution.

4. #WATER WATER, NOWHERE: There’s a “do not drink, do not wash” notice in certain areas of Co Meath, following reports of rashes in children.

5. #GERMANY: Angela Merkel’s conservatives have secured a new coalition deal, potentially ending four months of political standstill in Europe’s top economy.

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