Evening Top 5: Istanbul Airport attack; Denver shooting; and 'no-confidence' for Corbyn

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Dozens have been killed in explosions at the main airport in Istanbul.

Two attackers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to Istanbul Ataturk Airport, an official said, citing information from the interior ministry.

Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency has put the number of wounded as high as 60 people, with six of them seriously injured.


One man has been killed and one woman injured in a shooting in Denver in Colorado.

The Denver Police Department have said the shooting does not appear to be random.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene with an apparent "self-inflicted" gunshot wound, while a female victim as transported to hospital. 


Gardaí investigating the disappearance of Karen Scott have confirmed another sighting.

The 44-year-old from Finglas, who has Down Syndrome, has been missing since Friday.

The latest sighting was at a licensed premises located on Burgh Quay in Dublin 2 on Friday June 24th.

CCTV footage shows Karen leaving the premises at approximately 9.40pm, turning left, and then turning left again onto D'Olier Street.


The jury in the trial of a man accused of raping his wife, after threatening her with a knife, has retired for the evening without reaching a verdict.

The 42-year-old is also accused of head butting her during an argument on their son’s birthday in May 2014.

The jurors were sent home after spending two hours and 17 minutes considering the six charges against the woman’s husband.


UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn lost a non-binding no confidence motion, with more than 80% of MPs voting against him.

The results show that 172 MPs voted in favour of the no-confidence motion with 40 against it, and a turnout of 95%.

In a statement issued following the vote Jeremy Corbyn said: "I was democratically elected leader of our party for a new kind of politcs by 60% of Labour members and supporters, and I will not betray them by resigning.

"Today's vote by MPs has no constitutional legitimacy."