Evening top 5: British Army cadets rescued in Mourne Mountains; Foster rejects Varadkar's "unhelpful" comments

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Over 60 teenagers involved in major rescue operation in the Mourne Mountains

More than 60 British Army cadets are now safe following a major rescue operation in the Mourne Mountains in County Down.

Up to 16 teenagers have been treated for the effects of hypothermia following the rescue.

Coastguard, ambulance and helicopter crews were dispatched to the scene after cadets - mainly aged between 12 and 17 - became stranded.

Man and child killed after plane lands on Portuguese beach

A policemen looks at coastguard officers check a small plane after an emergency landing on Sao Joao beach in Costa da Caparica, outside Lisbon. Picture by: Armando Franca/AP/Press Association Images

A light plane has killed two sunbathers after making an emergency landing on a beach near Lisbon.

Portuguese officials say the victims were a 56-year-old man and an eight-year-old girl - and no one else is believed to have been injured.

The two occupants of the plane escaped unhurt and were led away by police.

HSE warns of risk to women's lives as HPV vaccine uptake falls

The HSE has warned that a "misinformation campaign" regarding the HPV vaccine has seen a huge drop in uptake among teenage girls.

The vaccine has been on offer to girls in the first year of secondary school since 2010 - and in 2015 a record 87% of students took up the offer.

That figure dropped to a low of 50% in September and October last year - meaning just 15,000 girls out of 30,000 were vaccinated.

DUP leader rejects Varadkar's "unhelpful" comments on Brexit

Arlene Foster following a meeting with the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Dublin, 16-06-2017. Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews

The DUP leader has accused the Taoiseach of disrespecting the will of the British people by expressing hope that Brexit will not happen.

Arlene Foster this afternoon insisted that Leo Varadkar must accept that Brexit is going ahead - and called on the Irish Government to continue working with the North and Britain to ensure the best outcome for all sides:

Irish passengers face airport delays abroad due to new EU security rules

Thousands of Irish passengers are facing long delays at other EU airports because of changes to security checks.

The measures came in in March in response to terror attacks in Paris and Brussels.

However the daa stresses that any additional checks could be on arrival at another destination, not from an Irish airport.