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The 5 at 5 5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, brings you the five stories you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #ARREST: A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with the death of a man who fell onto the road and was hit by a passing bus at the junction of Nassau Street and Dawson Street yesterday.

2. #COMMISSIONER: The Garda Commissioner, Martin Callinan, has made an unprecedented intervention over allegations that Gardaí have cancelled a large number of penalty points for motorists and rejected a suggestion that a “culture of non-enforcement of penalties” was being tolerated by An Garda Síochána.

3. #SETTLEMENT: Discount supermarket Aldi has won €150,000 in a legal settlement against Tesco over inaccurate in-store price comparisons. Aldi alleged Tesco misstated prices, and failed to compare like with like.

4. #PROMISSORY NOTE: Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said he does not believe the government should pay the €3 billion promissory note due to be paid to the former Anglo Irish Bank in March.

5. #HOAX CALL: Nurse working at the hospital that treated The Duchess of Cambridge for severe morning sickness this week has been found dead following a hoax call from an Australian radio station.

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