Morning top 5: Dublin murder investigation; Brexit bill; Hungarian migrant referendum

The headlines this Sunday morning...

Gardaí are continuing to investigate the death of a man they say was assaulted in the Dublin-Wicklow Mountains.

The 64-year-old's body was discovered close to a forest-track on Ballinascorney Hill in Brittas on Friday morning.

He had been reported missing from the area on Thursday. A 41-year-old man was arrested yesterday in connection with the probe.


Hungarians go to the polls today in a referendum that puts further pressure on the European Union after the Brexit vote. 

Voters are being asked whether or not to accept EU quotas for migrants and refugees rather than whether they should continue to be members of the EU itself.

The question on the ballot is: "Do you want the European Union to be entitled to proscribe the mandatory settlement of non-Hungarian citizens in Hungary without the consent of the National Assembly (Parliament)?" 


Donald Trump declared a $916m (€815m) loss on his 1995 income tax returns, which may have allowed him to avoid paying federal income taxes for up to 18 years, according to a report.

The New York Times said it had obtained the Republican presidential nominee's 1995 tax records and that they showed he received the large tax benefits from financial deals that went wrong in the early 1990s.

Tax experts hired by the newspaper to analyse the records said tax rules which are advantageous to wealthy filers would have let Mr Trump use his loss to cancel out an equivalent amount of taxable income over an 18-year period.


British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to announce a bill toady that will scrap the legislation that took Britain into Europe 44 years ago.

It is understood moves will then be made to remove the European Communities Act from the statute book next year.

EU law and regulations will then be converted into domestic law and subsequently removed or kept, depending on what the UK Parliament decides.


At least 77 people have been injured in a gas cylinder explosion in a cafe in Velez-Malaga in southern Spain, say officials.

A spokesman for Andalucia region's emergency unit said five people were being treated for serious - but not life-threatening - injuries.

The explosion which happened yesterday at about 4pm Irish Times at La Bohemia cafe. A festival was taking place in Velez-Malaga at the time.