Evening top 5: Arrests after fire engine stolen in Larne; appeal for information following assault in Dublin

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Turkish police fire tear gas and plastic pellets at protesters outside newspaper offices

Tear gas has been used against people protesting against the takeover of a private newspaper by the Turkish government.

Hundreds of demonstrators, many of them women, had to run to escape the noxious gas after riot police moved in to clear the street outside Zaman's offices in Istanbul.

The editor-in-chief and a columnist were marched off the premises after state prosecutors won a court order to impose control at the publication on Friday.

Two men arrested after fire engine stolen in Larne

Two men have been arrested in Northern Ireland after a fire engine was stolen this morning.

The vehicle was taken from Larne in County Antrim and driven into nearby cars and houses.

The 19 and 66-year-old men have been detained in connection with the incident, which occurred at around 4.30am on Saturday morning. 

(David Young / PA Wire)

Gardaí appealing for information on serious assault in Dublin

Gardaí are reviewing CCTV footage in relation to a serious assault in the Harold's Cross area of south Dublin.

Emergency services were called to an incident outside Park View Apartments just after 4.00am this morning.

They discovered a 57-year-old man who was injured.

Wooly: Conor McGregor looks so comfortable at welterweight it's hard to imagine he'll ever go back

Image: Inpho/Raymond Spencer

As Conor McGregor gets set to take on Nate Diaz at UFC 196 in Las Vegas, Colm Parkinson sets the scene from the weigh-ins and gets the predictions of the fans before the two meet on Saturday Night. 

Violent scenes as fans and police clash ahead of North London derby

Fans and police clashed outside White Hart Lane on Saturday afternoon as Arsenal and London got set to go head to head. 

The North London derby was marred by scenes of violence on Saturday as clashes broke out between police and fans outside White Hart Lane.