Evening top 5: Cervical cancer tests not audited; 'Typical Indian' tweet; and Facebook dating

The top stories this Tuesday night

Harris: A number of women diagnosed with cervical cancer have not had tests audited

A potentially considerable number of women diagnosed with cervical cancer have not had their tests audited, according to Health Minister Simon Harris.

He has told the Dáil that the numbers revealed so far this week may not be the full picture.

It means there could be more women who should have had their initial smear tests acted on.

British politician claims he is "certainly no racist" after calling Taoiseach "Typical Indian"

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he thought it was a parody Twitter account that called him a 'typical Indian'.

Former Ulster Unionist MP John Taylor, also known as Lord Kilcooney, has denied he was being racist when he made the remarks - refusing to delete the tweet.

Mr Taylor made the comment in a tweet responding to a new story about Mr Varadkar’s recent visit to the North.

Belfast gay cake row goes to the British Supreme Court

The British Supreme Court has started hearing an appeal in Belfast involving a refusal by a Christian-owned bakery to create a cake for a gay rights group.

A lower court previously ruled the decision not to bake one iced with the slogan 'Support Gay Marriage' in 2014 was discriminatory.

Ashers Bakery refused to bake the cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan on it in 2014 and was fined stg£500 (€700).

Facebook to launch online dating service

Social media site Facebook has announced it is launching a dating service for users.

Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told a crowd gathered at the F8 conference in San Jose, California the option will be an opt-in for people on the site.

"We are announcing a new set of features coming soon around dating", he told the crowd to applause.

WATCH: Eurovision marks 30 years since Céline Dion's win in Dublin

It is that time of year again - Eurovision 2018 is almost upon us.

Ryan O'Shaughnessy will take to the stage in the first semi-final for Ireland on May 8th with a ballad called 'Together'.

While Swedish pop group ABBA are arguably the most famous act to come from the pan-European competition, a Canadian superstar also made her name at the event.