Evening top 5: Cabinet fails to reach decision on Apple appeal; Donald Trump meets Mexican president

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Cabinet to reconvene on Friday after failing to reach decision on Apple appeal

The Cabinet has failed to reach a decision on appealing the Apple tax ruling during today's special meeting.

Ministers will meet again on Friday morning. 

In a statement, the Government said ministers had a 'thorough' discussion on the decision, and examined the full text of the European Commission ruling ordering Apple to pay €13 billion in back-taxes.

Donald Trump tells Mexican president US 'reserves right' to build border wall

Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shake hands after a joint statement. Image: Dario Lopez-Mills / AP/Press Association Images

Donald Trump has told Mexico's president the US "reserves the right" to build a wall along the border with its southern neighbour.

In a joint press conference with President Enrique Pena Nieto in Mexico City, Mr Trump defended his plan as a "sovereign right and mutually beneficial" to both Mexico and the US.

In his first overseas visit as Republican presidential nominee, Mr Trump said his oft-stated vow to make Mexico pay for such a structure was not covered during their meeting.

Michael O'Leary: 'Ireland should politely tell the EU to f*** off'

Outspoken business chief Michael O'Leary has suggested that the Irish Government should be definitive in its rejection of the European Commission's ruling regarding Apple's tax payments in Ireland.

"Frankly, the Irish Government should turn around - they shouldn't even appeal the decision - they should just write a letter to Europe and tell them politely to f**k off," he said.

Robbie Keane gets the perfect send-off as his goal helps Ireland ease past Oman

Ireland's Robbie Keane celebrates scoring his goal ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Robbie Keane marked his final appearance for Ireland with a goal in a fitting ending to a golden international career.

His 68th goal for the country came in the first half of a near-hour long cameo as other goals from Jon Walters (2) and Robbie Brady saw the Boys in Green cruise past Oman in the international friendly at the Aviva Stadium. 

16 people hospitalised after emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Three children are said to be among 16 people injured when a United Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport.

They were on-board flight UA-880 from Houston in the US to Heathrow in London.

The plane diverted to Shannon with a medical situation after it encountered severe turbulence.