Evening top 5: Concerns for Stormont; Citizens' Assembly meets; and Wikileaks database

The top stories this Saturday evening

Gerry Adams strongly hints at Sinn Féin withdrawal from Stormont Executive

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has indicated his party may pull out of the power-sharing Stormont Executive.

It comes amid calls for the Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster to step down during an inquiry into the controversial 'cash-for-ash' scheme.

Mrs Foster, who was elected First Minister a year ago, has been under pressure over the botched renewable energy scheme, which could cost taxpayers more than stg£400m (€539m).

Citizens' Assembly concludes its second meeting on the 8th amendment

The Citizens' Assembly has concluded its meeting for today.

The assembly, which will meet again tomorrow, will make a recommendation to the Oireachtas in the coming months on whether or not a referendum should be called on changing Ireland's abortion laws.

Earlier, the assembly heard a debate on the question of the ethical status of a fetus.

Seven people have died from flu this season, HPSC says

Seven people have died from the flu so far this season.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) say all the deaths were in people aged 60 years and older.

Five were associated with influenza A(H3), one with influenza A, and one with influenza B.

A new report also found 15 acute respiratory infection (ARI) and influenza outbreaks were reported in the final two weeks of last year.

Jon Jones: I think Ronda Rousey needs to stick to fighting

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones believes Ronda Rousey shouldn't hang up her gloves following her comeback defeat to Amanda Nunes and needs to "stick to fighting".

Rousey returned to the Octagon for the first time in over a year in the hopes of reclaiming the women's bantamweight title she lost to Holly Holm in 2015. Her return lasted less than a minute.

Nunes landed a series of strikes in the opening round of their UFC 207 main event and recorded a TKO victory to retain the title she had won against Miesha Tate at UFC 200.

Wikileaks wants to build a database of verified Twitter users

Big brother may be watching you, but even more so if you are a verified Twitter user.

At least that is part of a proposed plan by disclosure website WikiLeaks.

The website gained new prominence in March 2016, when it launched a searchable archive of over 30,000 e-mails and e-mail attachments sent to and from Hillary Clinton's private email server while she was US Secretary of State.