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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. #CERVICAL CHECK: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that some smear tests have been delayed by up to six months, and as a result, they have expired. Those women will now have to be retested. 

2. #EMILIANO SALA: Police on the British island of Guernsey resumed the search today for a missing plane carrying Premier League footballer Emiliano Sala, who is presumed dead after debris was found in the water.

3. #DAVOS: Bono has told the world’s business elite that capitalism is not immoral, but it is a wild beast that needs to be tamed. 

4. #SPIRALING COSTS: Department of Health officials have denied that the rise in costs for the new national children’s hospital represents a failure of management. 

5. #ISRAEL: Fianna Fáil’s Niall Collins has said any concerns about the Israeli embassy in Ireland shutting down over the Occupied Territories Bill is an “overreaction”. 

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