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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #BELFAST TRIAL: Reporting restrictions have been lifted on some evidence that came before the court, including a WhatsApp message, and blood on Jackson’s sheets.

2. #RETALIATION: Donald Trump told Russia that US missiles “will be coming” in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack on civilians in Syria.

3. #ARDMHÉARA: Israeli authorities allowed Dublin Lord Mayor Micheál MacDonncha into the country because they mistook his title for his name.

4. #AIRBASE: At least 257 people have been killed after a military plane crashed near the capital of Algeria today.

5. #RUPERT MURDOCH: EU investigators raided the London offices of 21st Century Fox as part of an inquiry into the distribution of media rights for sporting events.

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