Evening top 5: Terror threat in Rotterdam; rough sleepers in Dublin; and Ryan(Air) Berlin?

The top stories this Wednesday night

A concert in the Dutch city of Rotterdam has been cancelled after a tip-off from Spanish police, the city's mayor says.

A US rock band called the Allah Las were due to perform at the Rotown venue in the city.

The venue said the concert was cancelled by order of the police, and the building was cleared.

Record number of rough sleepers recorded in Dublin city

New figures show there were more than 200 rough sleepers on the streets of Dublin on Tuesday night.

Homeless outreach service Inner-City Helping Homeless (ICHH) says its teams had 206 engagements.

It says this is the first time the numbers have been that high, having first been recorded four years ago.

GSOC investigation after shooting involving off-duty garda

The Garda Ombudsman is investigating after a shooting incident involving an off-duty Garda last night.

It happened in the early hours of this morning on Portobello Road in Dublin.

At around 2am, locals reported hearing shouting and a noise that sounded like a gunshot.

Bookmaker rejects racism claims following Floyd Mayweather tweet

Bookmaker Paddy Power has rejected claims that a tweet sent out ahead of Saturday's much-anticipated fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather was racist.

The bookmaker paid out on a Mayweather victory this morning over three days before a punch is thrown in the so-called "fight of the century."

However, the manner of the announcement caused controversy online - after the company used the tagline "Always bet on black" alongside a picture of the American boxing legend.

Ryanair considers bid for struggling Air Berlin

Irish carrier Ryanair has said it would be interested in making an outright bid for Air Berlin.

Its chief executive Michael O' Leary told Reuters it needs access to more data on the airline's finances.

"We would be very happy to bid for the whole of Air Berlin, which is generally a short-haul, domestic, intra-EU carrier," he said.