Evening Top 5: England out of Euro 2016; Increase in post-Brexit hate crimes; More flight cancellations

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Iceland have pulled off the biggest shock in Euro 2016 history as they knocked England out of their Round of 16 clash in Nice.

Following the humiliating 2-1 defeat, Roy Hodgson has resigned as England manager.

Iceland will now play the hosts France in Paris on Sunday, June 3rd.


Ryanair and Aer Lingus have been forced to cancel flights to and from France tomorrow, due to industrial action by French Air Traffic Controllers.

This latest strike, taking place on June 28th, is the 12th day of action in 13 weeks.

Earlier Ryanair announced the cancellation of 166 flights, including 12 in and out of Dublin Airport.

Meanwhile, Aer Lingus has announced the cancellation of 12 flights as a result of the strikes.


The number of alleged hate crimes reported to a police website in the UK has risen by 57% following the EU referendum vote.

85 accounts of hate crimes were reported to 'True Vision' between Thursday and Sunday last week, compared to 54 reports over the same period four weeks ago.

This afternoon, the Prime Minister told the UK parliament: "We will not stand for hate crime or these kind of attacks, they must be stamped out."


Two men have been injured in a stabbing incident at the 'Hell Fire Club' in county Dublin.

Gardaí in Rathfarnham say they were called to the scene at Montpelier Hill at approximately 3.45pm this afternoon.

The men are being treated at Tallaght Hospital this evening, however their condition is unknown.

No arrests have been made and Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.


The ISPCA is looking for new homes for 20 (very cute) puppies seized from the boot of a car in Scotland and returned to Ireland recently.

The rescued puppies were aged between four and eight weeks old, and include Shih Tzu’s, Bichon Frise, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Pugs, and Cocker Spaniels.

The Shih Tzu puppies were estimated to be between four and six weeks old and had to be hand fed by ISPCA staff, as they were too young to be separated from their mother.

The ISPCA is currently investigating where the puppies originated from.