Morning Top 5: London knife attack; Kilkenny road crash; and Euromillions ticket

The top stories this Thursday morning...

A woman in her 60s been killed in a knife attack in central London, which has left five people injured.

A 19-year-old suspect is under guard in hospital after being tasered in Russell Square last night.

Police say mental health is a "significant factor", but that terrorism is also a line of inquiry.


One person has been killed in a road accident in Co Kilkenny.

The accident happened on the N24 Pilltown by pass at around 1 am this morning.

The West bound carriageway before the Tower junction has been closed to allow a technical exam take place. 


A prominent Independent TD is calling for brothels to be legalised.

Waterford's John Halligan wants prostitutes to work in a regulated environment, where they could have regular health checks.

He claims Garda funds should be spent on human trafficking instead and say it's an 'instinctive reaction to enjoy sex'.

His comments come amid new Government plans to make it a crime to pay for a prostitute.


Ambulance workers look set to go on strike next week if last minute talks don't break the deadlock between the two sides.

Unions representing staff at the National Ambulance Service are meeting with the HSE and Department of Health today.

SIPTU says the dispute is over management's failure to implement Labour Court recommendations on pay and compensation.


The holder of a Euromillions ticket worth almost €400,000 has until five thirty today to claim their prize.

Nobody has come forward to claim the winning Quick Pick ticket which was purchased in a Tesco store in Middleton, Co. Cork on the sixth of May.

The winning numbers were 32, 34, 40, 45 and 48 and the Lucky Stars were 1 and 10.