Evening top 5: Varadkar names Cabinet; London tower block blaze; and RTÉ's land

The top stories this Wednesday night

Who's who? Details of Leo Varadkar's Cabinet revealed

The new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has spent the evening mulling over who will go where in his Cabinet.

Charlie Flanagan moves to Justice, and Simon Coveney goes to Foreign Affairs.

Mr Coveney will also have special responsibility for Brexit.

Paschal Donohoe will be the new Finance Minister - and will double as Public Expenditure Minister - while Regina Doherty will be Social Protection Minister.

World reaction as Leo Varadkar becomes Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar has become the youngest ever Taoiseach, after being given his Seal of Office by President Michael D Higgins earlier.

The former Social Protection Minister also won the Dáil vote to be elected Taoiseach by 57-50 votes - with 45 abstentions.

World leaders have been reacting with congratulations, while the global media is focusing on his sexual orientation.

London tower block blaze death toll rises to 12

At least 12 people have died in a huge fire in a London tower block, but officials expect the death toll to continue to rise with residents missing and 18 people in critical care.

Firefighters were called to the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in north Kensington at 12.54am on Wednesday after the blaze broke out.

It is reported to have been sparked by an exploding fridge.

Rachel Riley leaves Sky Sports after Spurs 'Bottle Job' comment - report

Rachel Riley is reportedly quitting her role as a Sky Sports football presenter, following a comment she made about Tottenham Hotspur last month.

Spurs suffered a 1-0 defeat to West Ham in May which effectively killed off their chances of winning the Premier League.

Following the game, Riley described the result as a 'proper bottle job' for the London side, which sparked outrage among fans.

Cairn to build 500 apartments on RTÉ's Montrose site

Cairn Homes has agreed to buy part of RTÉ's Donnybrook campus for €107.5 million.

This is far in excess of the €75m guide price set for the nearly nine-acre Montrose site by estate agents Savills.

Cairn, who had been named as the frontrunner in the bidding earlier this week, commented that the Dublin 4 real estate was a "prime site in a unique location which has strong potential for apartment development."