The top stories on Newstalk.com this Wednesday...
The president-elect of the US Donald Trump says he will step aside from running his business empire to focus on the presidency.
In a series of tweets, Mr Trump says he is leaving his business "in total" in order to fully focus on running the country.
"While I am not mandated to do this under the law, I feel it is visually important, as President, to in no way have a conflict of interest with my various businesses."
A woman who successfully took a case to the United Nations over Ireland's abortion laws has been offered a settlement of €30,000 by the state.
The Minster for Health, Simon Harris last night met with Amanda Mellet and her husband to inform them of the government’s response to the UN committee - due to be submitted next week.
The Finance Minister has tonight raised the possibility that water bills could be refunded for those who have already paid.
Michael Noonan told a meeting of Fine Gael TDs and senators that Exchequer returns for November would be €280m ahead of expectations.
The pilot of a plane carrying a Brazilian football team said he had run out of fuel moments before crashing in Colombia, according to a recording.
71 people died when the aircraft came down in a mountainous area, including most of the Chapecoense side and 20 Brazilian journalists on board.
There were six survivors - three players, two Bolivian crew members and a journalist.
Bertie's back - potentially.
The Dublin Central branch of Fianna Fáil has passed a motion calling for a letter to be written to Bertie Ahern asking him to rejoin the party.
The motion was passed unanimously by all members at a meeting on Tuesday night