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The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #BORIS GONE-SON: Boris Johnson has resigned as Foreign Secretary, dealing another blow to Prime Minister Theresa May in the wake of the resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis last night.

2. #THAILAND: Eight boys have been removed from the flooded Thai cave as rescue missions resumed today to save the youth football team trapped inside.

3. #SDLP: Former Labour party Senator Máiría Cahill has joined the SDLP and has been co-opted as a councillor in Lisburn and Castlereagh.

4. #SALISBURY: British Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman died following exposure to the nerve agent Novichok, four months after the same toxin nearly killed a former Russian spy in an attack that Britain blamed on Moscow.

5. #GARRETT PHILIPS: A former Ros Na Rún actor has been sentenced to six years in prison for what a judge said was the “predatory” and “callous” rape of a young woman to whom he had given a lift home.

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