Evening top 5: Steve Bannon to leave White House role; tributes paid to Bruce Forsyth

The top stories this Friday evening...

Driver of van in Barcelona attack may have been killed by police

One of the five suspected terrorists shot dead by officers in Cambrils may have been the driver of the van that killed 13 people in Barcelona, Spanish police say.

The driver fled on foot after running down pedestrians on Las Ramblas.

People from at least 34 different countries were injured in the attack – including one Irish family.

Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon to leave role

Steve Bannon, President Trump's chief strategist, attends a listening session with manufacturing CEOs in the State Dining Room of the White House on February 23rd, 2017 | Image: Olivier Douliery/DPA/PA Images

Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon will leave his post, the White House has confirmed.

CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post and several other major outlets reported the news on Friday evening.

In a statement, the White House confirmed that Trump's chief of staff John Kelly and Mr Bannon "have mutually agreed today would be Steve's last day."

Two dead and six injured after stabbing in Finnish city of Turku

Two people are dead and six are injured after a man stabbed several people in the south-western city of Turku, Finnish police have said.

The suspected attacker has been shot and arrested.

British TV presenter Bruce Forsyth dies aged 89

Picture by: Tim Ockenden/PA Wire/PA Images

Veteran British TV presenter Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89.

In a statement, his manager said: "It is with great sadness that the Forsyth family announce that Sir Bruce passed away this afternoon, peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife Wilnelia and all his children."

BBC director-general Tony Hall led tributes to "one of the greatest entertainers [the UK] has ever known".

Appeal for witnesses after man found with 'significant injuries' in Co Wicklow

Gardaí in Co Wicklow are appealing for witnesses after a man was found with 'significant injuries' in Bray earlier this week.

The man (56) was found on Dargle Road at around 5.55am on Tuesday morning.

He was taken to St Vincent's University Hospital, where his condition is said to be critical.