Evening top 5: Murder investigation after body found in Dublin; latest homeless figures released

Catch up with Friday's top stories...

Varadkar: Time is running out for Northern Ireland in Brexit talks

Leo Varadkar says time is running out for Northern Ireland in the Brexit negotiations.

He was speaking at Queen's University during his first trip to Belfast as Taoiseach.

His keynote speech touched on several issues surrounding Britain's exit from the European Union.

Man found dead in Dublin was recently stabbed to death

Gardaí at the scene after a body was discovered in North County Dublin. Image: Stephanie Grogan

Gardaí have launched a murder investigation after a man was discovered stabbed to death in Dublin this morning.

Investigators believe the man - who was in his 30s - may have been stabbed quite recently.

The remains were discovered at approximately 10:40am this morning about a kilometre outside of Ballyboughal on the road to Oldtown in North County Dublin.

Latest homelessness figures described as 'worrying' and 'disheartening'

New figures show that almost 8,000 people were recorded as homeless in June.

The latest figures from the Department of Housing shows 7,941 people - including 2,895 children - were without a home in June.

Molly Martens Corbett breaks down during murder trial

Molly Martens Corbett

Molly Martens Corbett has broken down in tears in court as her trial for the murder of her husband Jason continues.

Jason Corbett's sister Tracy Lynch took to the stand in North Carolina yesterday and told the jury that the Limerick man was lonely and homesick in the US.

Sessions: US officials 'seriously ramping up efforts' against leakers

The US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced a crackdown on leaks of classified information, saying the country "must end the culture of leaks".

According to Mr Sessions, there are over three times more investigations into possible leaks than there were at the end of the Obama administration.

The Trump administration has faced a number of awkward leaks since taking office, detailing everything from internal White House conflicts to private meetings between President Trump and world leaders.