The top five: 20 dead in US blizzard; Bomb scare on Turkish Airlines flight

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Security operation ends in Shannon after bomb threat on diverted Turkish Airlines plane

A large-scale security operation has come to an end at Shannon Airport.

Gardaí carried out a security sweep this afternoon on a Turkish Airlines plane that was forced to divert to the airport.

Man dies in Eniskillen collision

A man has died following a one vehicle road traffic collision on the Sligo Road in Enniskillen.

The green Peugeot 306 which he was driving is believed to have left the road sometime between 12.20 and 12.45pm today.

Britain considering plans to allow unaccompanied migrant children into UK

David Cameron is considering taking thousands of unaccompanied Syrian refugee children from migrant camps in Europe.

The Prime Minister will decide in the "coming days and weeks" how children who have fled to Europe but been separated from parents can be helped, the International Development Secretary told Sky News.

€13.7m winning Lotto ticket sold in Belmullet, Co Mayo

A winning ticket for a Lotto jackpot of almost €14 million was sold in Co Mayo, the National Lottery has announced.

The ticket was sold in Carey's newsagent in Main Street, Belmullet.

At least 20 people dead in weather-related accidents amid severe blizzard in US

Millions of Americans are preparing to dig themselves out after a mammoth blizzard brought much of the eastern US to a standstill.

A ban on non-emergency travel has been lifted across several states, including New York and Maryland.