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Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know..

1. Syriza is on course to form a new anti-austerity Government in Greece, after coalition talks with a right-wing group.

2. Rapist Patrick O’Brien has been handed an increased prison term. His daughter, Fiona, has welcomed the news, saying “I’m not a victim anymore, I’m now a survivor”.

3. A teenager has been charged in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Wexford last week.

4. An Irish man has been found dead in Thailand. 68-year-old Fintan Brett from Sligo was found with head injuries yesterday.

5. FG TD Michelle Mulherin has confirmed she made calls from Leinster House to Kenya, but has denied they were personal.

6. Sad news from Greece, finally… Singer Demis Roussos has died, aged 68. RIP.

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