Evening top 5: Prospect of strikes loom at Bus Éireann; US issues tough new immigration guidelines

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Strikes loom as Bus Éireann talks collapse

Unions have accused Bus Éireann of abusing state industrial relations institutions after talks aimed at avoiding an all-out strike at the company collapsed.

This afternoon's talks at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) were aimed at finding a resolution to the financial crisis facing the company as it seeks cost reductions of €30m.

An all-out strike at the company was originally scheduled to begin last Monday but was suspended to allow the talks to take place.

Trump administration issues tough new immigration guidelines

US President Donald Trump's administration has released tough new guidelines on the deportation of illegal immigrants.

The new plan will consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation but will leave protections in place for those known as "dreamers" - immigrants who entered the country illegally as children.

The guidelines will greatly expand the number of people who are considered a priority for deportation - including those who are suspected of a crime but not yet convicted.

Murder investigation launched following death of man in Dublin

Gardaí in Dublin have launched a murder investigation after the death of a man at a house in the city on Sunday.

The incident occurred at a flat on North Circular Road, Dublin 7 at around 8.30pm.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene, where Gary O'Brien - who was 51 - suffered gunshot wounds.

Israeli soldier jailed for 18 months for killing Palestinian

An Israeli soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian attacker as he was lying on the floor has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Sgt Elor Azaria was convicted of manslaughter last month after he was filmed killing the Abdul Fattah al-Sharif in the West Bank city of Hebron.

At the time, al-Sharif was lying wounded on the ground after being shot by other soldiers while he carried out a stabbing attack.

Sutton United goalkeeper resigns after pie controversy

Wayne Shaw agrees to leave Sutton Utd after investigations are opened into his pie eating during the club's game against Arsenal.

The reserve goalkeeper admitted he knew Sun Bets were offering 8-1 odds on him eating the pastry prompting the Gambling Commission and the Football Association to look into whether the incident broke any rules.

Sutton United manager Paul Doswell told Sky News he had asked Shaw to leave the club and he had agreed.