Evening top 5: Irish man found dead at Portugal resort; Varadkar's strike proposal under fire

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Irish man found dead at resort in Portugal

An Irish man has died at a popular holiday resort on the Algarve.

His body is reported to have been discovered by friends at his residence at an apartment complex in Albufeira this morning.

Fianna Fail, Labour, Sinn Fein, and unions criticise Varadkar's plans to ban some public strikes

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Launching his 'Taking Ireland Forward' policy document this morning, Leo Varadkar unveiled plans to ban strikes by public servants in essential public and security services when a legally binding Labour Court determination has already been made.

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has criticised this proposal - describing it as "undemocratic" and "Tory."

BBC apologises for radio quiz based on Moors killer Ian Brady

The BBC have apologised after Moors murderer Ian Brady was used as the answer to a mystery quiz on a local radio station.

In a statement, the broadcaster says the segment, on BBC Radio Leeds was "unacceptable".

Presenter Nathan Turvey asked listeners to guess the identity of a person "who'd been in the news" from a series of musical clues.

Eric Locke found guilty of murder of Sonia Blount

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A Dublin man has been found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend in a hotel room in Tallaght in February 2014.

Eric Locke of St John’s Park East in Clondalkin tried to convince the jurors he was suffering from a mental illness when he strangled Sonia Blount.

Trump arrives in Israel as foreign tour continues

US President Donald Trump has arrived in Tel Aviv as he continues his first foreign tour since coming to office.

Speaking on his arrival at the city’s airport, President Trump said his visit aimed to "reaffirm the unbreakable bond between the US and the state of Israel."