Morning top 5: Trump team clashes with media over inauguration crowd size; at least 32 dead after train derails in India

The top stories this Sunday morning...

The White House has accused the media of dishonestly reporting the size of the crowd at Donald Trump's inauguration - despite photographic and other evidence to the contrary.

In his first ever briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said it had been "the largest audience" to ever witness an inauguration - a claim contradicted by side-by-side photos showing large empty spaces compared to 2009.

Meanwhile President Trump used a visit to CIA Headquarters in Virginia to tell those in attendance that the media 'invented' his feud with the intelligence community.


More than a million people around the world have joined women's marches to protest against Donald Trump's presidency - which included demonstrations in Galway, Dublin, Belfast, London and Paris.

The British Prime Minister Theresa May will become the first foreign leader to meet Donald Trump in Washington since becoming US President.

A post-Brexit free-trade deal is expected to top the agenda during Friday's visit.


At least 32 people have been killed and dozens injured after an express train derailed in southern India.

Nine coaches came off the tracks in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Local police say most of those hurt were in the sleeper carriages.


Fianna Fáil are six points ahead of Fine Gael according to the latest opinion poll in today's Sunday Times.

Fine Gael is down three points to 23%, while Enda Kenny is the most unpopular party leader - down four points to 29%.

The biggest winners of the first poll of the year are unaligned independents, up 6 points to 15% - their highest level of support in several years.


The Gambia's former leader has left the country for Equatorial Guinea, after finally agreeing to step down from office.

For weeks, Yahya Jammeh had been refusing to hand over power, despite losing an election in December.

Military forces from neighbouring countries threatened to intervene and he eventually agreed to quit.