The 5 at 5: Monday


Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

1. #FREE AT LAST: The giant container ship that was stuck in the Suez canal has finally been refloated and shipping convoys will soon start moving through the vital shipping artery once again.

2. #RURAL FUTURE: Plans for the development of rural areas includes schemes to turn vacant properties into remote working hubs and to use pubs as community spaces. 

3. #RESTRICTIONS: Easing the 5km travel limit, outdoor sports, and the possibility of larger groups meeting up outdoors are due to be considered by the government this week.  

4. #COURTS: A woman accused of leading 20 Garda cars and a helicopter on a live-streamed pursuit on the M50 has been ordered to hand over her passport.

5. #ARLENE FOSTER: Any surplus coronavirus vaccines in the UK should be offered to the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland’s First Minister said.

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