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The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

There are five ducks in this photo - but how many knees can you see?
There are five ducks in this photo - but how many knees can you see?
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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five biggest stories of the day.

1. #COLLEGE ROAD: The body of a man in his 20s was found at Galway’s City Hall.

2. #BREXIT: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says a deal might not be reached until December, and the EU wants a backstop to the backstop – but Theresa May won’t accept it.

3. #GERMANY: Police said that they have subdued and detained a man who took a woman hostage in a pharmacy in Cologne’s central train station.

4. #ARAS 18: Sinn Féin has closed down a members WhatsApp group after messages sent to it described Michael D Higgins as a “leprechaun”.

5. #JAMAL KHASHOGGI: US President Donald Trump has said that he’s sending Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia to discuss the disappearance of a Washington Post columnist after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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