Morning top 5: Church roof collapse; fuel tanker explosion and Dublin crash

The top stories this Sunday morning

At least 60 people have been killed after the roof of a church collapsed in south east Nigeria.

Hundreds of worshippers were inside the building in Uyo, which was still under construction.

It is reported workers had been rushing to finish it in time for a weekend ceremony.


A fuel tanker has exploded on a road in Kenya killing at least 33 people.

Authorities say the vehicle was carrying volatile gas and on its way to Uganda when it appeared to lose control.

Eyewitnesses say a huge fireball engulfed the other cars on the busy road.


29 people have been killed after suicide and car bomb attacks in Istanbul.

27 of those who died were police officers, while 166 others were injured in the attacks near the stadium of football club Besiktas.

Turkey's President Erdogan says his country has seen 'the ugly face of terror.'


Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

A motorcyclist aged in his 20's was injured in a single vehicle crash at the Glenview roundabout.

It happened just off the M50 on the Tallaght bypass at about 2.20am this morning.


A ceremony to honour the donation of the largest known remnant of the '1916 Jacobs Tricolour' will take place today.

Glasnevin Trust have been chosen to receive the valuable piece of Irish history, as two of the flags original contributors are buried in the cemetery.

The Jacob's Tricolour was made after the GPO flag came under fire during the Rising when it was decided that a replacement flag should be made.