Evening Top 5: "I will never withdraw" - Trump defiant following controversy; Two fatalities in Mullingar Road traffic collision

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Trump insists he will "never withdraw" from White House race

Donald Trump has said he will "never withdraw" from the race for the White House after calls from his own party to step aside.

He was forced to tell the Wall Street Journal there was "zero chance I'll quit" after a growing number of Republican national politicians said they were no longer able to endorse the presidential candidate.

Meanwhile, Governor Mike Pence, Trump’s US presidential election running mate, has refused to answer questions on the Republican nominee’s remarks about women.

German police detain three people as hunt for bomb suspect continues

German police have detained three people as they continue a search for a suspected bomb plotter in the eastern city of Chemnitz.

Police say two people have been arrested in the main station in Chemnitz and another arrested in Fritz Heckert area, but it is not clear how they are related to the inquiry.

The suspect was identified as Jaber Albakr from Damascus and police have urged anyone with information about his whereabouts to come forward.

Two female fatalities in three vehicle road traffic collision

Gardaí are calling for information regarding a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Hiskinstown, Delvin, Co Westmeath at approximately 3.30pm this afternoon.

Two cars and a truck were involved in the collision and a 38-year-old female passenger of one of one of the cars was pronounced dead at the scene.

A second female, the 25-year-old driver of the same car was taken to the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar where she was later pronounced dead as a result of her injuries.

Man arrested in connection with fatal stabbing on South Circular Road

Gardaí have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a fatal stabbing incident that occurred at an apartment on the South Circular Road last week.

Leo Carolan, 25, from Dun Laoghaire was stabbed to death in the flat on Tuesday afternoon.

The man is being detained at Kevin Street Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Seamus Coleman says Louis Vuitton wash bags are what's wrong with today's footballers

He didn't quite go with "the game's gone, Jeff", but Seamus Coleman has some strong views on what's wrong with today's footballers.

The Irish captain says that the culture of spending their earnings on expensive luxuries is a problem that distracts players from their main aim, performing at their highest level, and can put pressure on younger players to fit in.

"If I see a footballer with a Louis Vuitton wash bag I wonder what that does to others. If you are the only young lad in the changing room without one then you feel that pressure that you need to go out and get one. Even if you don't want one or even like one.