Evening top 5: UN committee criticises Ireland; Trump warns Kim; and renters survey

The top stories this Friday night

UN torture committee voices "serious concern" over State response to historical abuse

The UN Committee against Torture has voiced "serious concern" over the lack of information provided by Irish State regarding investigations into historical abuse outlined in the Ryan Report.

The committee has published its final report on the Irish Government’s performance on issues including historic institutional abuse, detention and healthcare.

It has warned that its call for the State to investigate all allegations of ill-treatment of women at the Magdalene Laundries have not been implemented.

Trump: Kim will 'truly regret' any attack on Guam

US President Donald Trump has said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will "truly regret" any action he takes against Guam.

He told reporters: "I hope that they are going to fully understand the gravity of what I said, and what I said is what I mean.

"Those words are very easy to understand."

Mr Trump was speaking at his Bedminster golf resort in New Jersey, where he is on holiday.

Court grants Ryan Giggs and wife divorce

The estranged wife of former Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs has been granted a divorce at London's Family Court.

Stacey Cooke married Giggs in September 2007 and the couple have two children.

Her lawyer, James Brown, said she wished to finalise the divorce with as little attention on proceedings as possible.

GAA cracks down on ticket resales for Dublin v Tyrone match

The GAA says it will not rule out ending its deal with Ticketmaster if touting continues to be a problem.

The organisation has cancelled a number of tickets for the Dublin v Tyrone All Ireland Football semi-final after they emerged on online re-sale sites - including the Ticketmaster-owned Seatwave - for as much as four times their face value.

Survey reveals almost half of renters can't afford to buy a home

A new survey has found 43% of people in rented accommodation want to buy their own home, but cannot afford to.

The 123.ie House & Home Survey also found 70% of landlords say they have not increased rent in past year.

While 15% of homeowners say they would consider an Airbnb letting.