Evening top 5: Jobstown ruling next month; tax relief doubt; and WhatsApp watchdog

The top stories this Tuesday night

Judge to rule on case of teenager accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton next month

A teenager accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton and her adviser will have to wait until next month to find out if his case is going to be dismissed.

The application to have it thrown out was made by his barrister who claims the prosecution has not proven the case beyond a reasonable doubt.

Plan to give tax breaks for emigrants returning home 'not likely' to go ahead

The Cabinet has not discussed plans to give emigrants tax incentives to return home.

Newstalk understands that proposals outlined in a newspaper earlier today were not brought to the weekly ministers meeting or discussed in advance.

Under the proposal, a special tax rate of 30% would be given to some workers for up to five years.

Two arrested, property seized in organised crime operation in Cork

Two men have been arrested in Cork as part of an operation targeting organised crime.

Gardaí also recovered stolen property as part of an ongoing investigation.

The two men, aged in their 30s and 40s, were arrested Monday during a search and arrest operation involving gardaí from Cork City, Cork North and West divisions.

Sam Allardyce loses England manager job following undercover sting

England manager Sam Allardyce has parted ways with the England Football Association after he was filmed appearing to tell businessmen how to get around rules on player transfer payments.

Allardyce, who was only appointed England manager in July, was caught as part of an undercover sting by newspaper The Telegraph offering advice on how to get around player transfer payments and the newspaper claims a deal was struck with the England manager worth £400,000.

German watchdog orders Facebook to delete WhatsApp users' data

A German privacy watchdog has told Facebook that it must stop collecting and storing information about WhatsApp users in the country.

The social networking giant has also been ordered to delete all data that it has already received.