Evening top 5: Mexican president cancels Trump meeting; Rent caps introduced in new zones; EuroMillions winner sold in Dublin

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Mexican president calls off meeting with Trump

The Mexican president has said he will not meet with Donald Trump in Washington next week.

Enrique Peña Nieto took to Twitter to confirm that his administration had informed the White House of the decision.

It comes amid a dispute between the two presidents over President Trump's controversial proposal for a wall at the US-Mexico border.

Donald Trump has ordered efforts to get underway to build the wall, which was one of his central campaign pledges.

Rent caps introduced in new zones around Ireland

The new system of rent caps, limiting annual rent increases to 4%, will be extended to Galway City and 23 smaller towns from midnight tonight.

The towns are mainly in the commuter belt surrounding Dublin and on the outskirts of Cork city.

Housing Minister Simon Coveney signed the orders this afternoon on foot of recommendations from the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB).

Speaking on Newstalk Drive this evening, the minister said he had asked the RTB to assess a list of areas submitted to him by the Housing Agency for possible designation.

Confirmed: Winning EuroMillions ticket was sold in Dublin

The National Lottery has announced that the winning EuroMillions lottery ticket worth over €88.5 was sold in Dublin.

The draw for the €88,587,275 jackpot was made on Tuesday night.

It is the third EuroMillions jackpot win in Ireland in the last year.

Ireland’s new millionaires have made contact with the National Lottery to make arrangements to collect their prize money.

Strike threat hangs over Bus Éireann

Bus Éireann are calling on the Minister for Transport to help facilitate a multi-stakeholder forum on the crisis at the company.

Following a meeting this morning, the unions have agreed to hold off on calling imminent industrial action in order to consider how best to respond to cost-cutting plans.

The unions said they do not intend to shut down the travel network or unnecessarily inconvenience passengers.

HPV vaccine fall off blamed on 'fake news'

Cancer experts are warning 40 Irish women will die because of what is being called a misinformation campaign around the cervical cancer vaccine.

The Times Ireland reports some 15,000 vaccinations against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) were refused in 2016 as a result of "unsubstantiated" claims about the dangers of vaccines used in Ireland.

The paper says the number of doses of Gardasil - one of the vaccines used - fell by at least 5,000 from 2015.

It claims this drop that has been linked to an anti-vaccine lobby group.