Morning top 5: Tributes to Jo Cox, bin charges row and Sanders to work with Clinton

The top stories this Friday morning...

The husband of Jo Cox, the Labour MP murdered in her constituency, has called on the public to "fight against the hatred that killed her".

The 41-year-old mother of two was shot, stabbed and kicked in the street yesterday following a constituency surgery in West Yorkshire.

The suspect in her killing, a man named locally as Tommy Mair, was arrested a mile from the scene.


Minister for Housing Simon Coveney is set to meet waste disposal companies today, after some indicated plans to massively increase standing charges.

Annual bin service fees will more than double next month for some customers in the Leinster area when the new "pay-by-weight" system is introduced. 

Taoiseach Enda Kenny yesterday warned that "appropriate action" will be taken to prevent companies hiking charges.


A Northern Ireland soccer fan has died in France during a Euro 2016 match.

The man, believed to be in his 60s and from Belfast, collapsed during the Northern Ireland v Ukraine game last night at the Stade de Lyon.

He is the second Northern Irish supporter to pass away at this year's championships, after the tragic death of 24-year-old Darren Rodgers on Sunday.


The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is providing consular assistance to the family of a young Irish woman who died in Spain.

The 21-year-old from Cork was on holidays in Tenerife at the time.

She is believed to have died after falling off a balcony on Wednesday.


Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has told his supporters he will work with Hillary Clinton to "make sure the party passes the most progressive platform in its history".

The Vermont senator was speaking after coming under pressure to call time on his campaign to shift the focus to defeating Donald Trump. 

While not conceding the race, his speech last night suggested he will no longer actively challenge his Democratic rival's candidacy.