The Evening Top 5: Twenty killed in Bangladesh restaurant shooting, Euromillions winning ticket sold in Ireland

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20 foreign hostages dead following attack on restaurant in Bangladesh

Twenty people have been killed after gunmen took dozens of hostages during a 10-hour siege at a restaurant in Bangladesh's capital.

"Most of (the hostages) were killed mercilessly by sharp weapons," Army Brigadier General Nayeem Ashfaq Chowdhury said. 

Another army officer, Lieutenant Shahab Uddin, told the AFP news agency: "All 20 of the hostages who were killed were foreigners."

According to the country's Joint Force Command, nine of the victims were Italian, seven were Japanese, one was from India, two were Bangladeshi and one was a U.S. citizen of Bangladeshi origin. Eleven of the victims were male and nine were female.

EuroMillions jackpot worth almost €24m won in Ireland

The winning ticket for last night's EuroMillions draw was bought in Ireland, the National Lottery has confirmed.

There was one winner of the jackpot worth nearly €24 million.

The numbers drawn were 2, 11, 13, 40 and 50 and the Lucky Stars were 1 and 10.

It is not yet known where exactly in Ireland the winning ticket was sold.

Nine EuroMillions jackpots have been won in Ireland since 2004.

Comedian and Gogglebox narrator Caroline Aherne dies of cancer aged 52

Comedian Caroline Aherne has died at the age of 52 after a battle with cancer, her publicist has said.

The actress, best known for her roles in The Mrs Merton Show, The Fast Show and The Royle Family, died at her home in Timperley, Greater Manchester.

Neil Reading, her publicist, said on Saturday: "Caroline Aherne has sadly passed away, after a brave battle with cancer. The BAFTA award-winning writer and comedy actor died earlier today at her home in Timperley, Greater Manchester. The family ask for privacy at this very sad time."

Ryan Giggs officially leaves Manchester United after 29 seasons with the club

Ryan Giggs will leave Manchester United to pursue a career in management after spending almost 30 years at the club.

The club announced the news on their official website although it still remains unclear as to where Giggs will go from here. The 42-year-old had reportedly been offered a job as a liaison officer between the under-21 and senior squads but turned down the role and it is clear that the Welshman believes it is time he made a name for himself away from Old Trafford.

Tens of thousands march through London to protest against Brexit vote

Tens of thousands of people are marching through London to protest against the vote to leave the EU.

The crowd is making its way through the city towards Parliament Square.

The March For Europe demonstration was organised on social media by comedian Mark Thomas who wanted to express his "anger, frustration and need to do something".