Morning top 5: Another Dublin Bus strike day; Naas ambulance fire probe

The headlines this Friday morning...

Dublin Bus management have said the ongoing strikes will leave them in a loss-making position by the end of the year.

All services stopped at 9pm last night ahead of the latest 48-hour work stoppage by drivers, which takes place today and tomorrow. 

Union members are seeking a 15% pay rise over the next three years, but the company insists it can only afford the 8.25% increase recommended by the Labour Court.


Investigations are continuing after the death of a male patient in an ambulance fire yesterday.

It is believed the Oxygen tank on board may have caused the explosion outside Naas General Hospital.

One of two paramedics injured in the blaze remains in hospital. Gardaí in Naas and the HSE are probing the circumstances surrounding the tragic incident.


Relatives of a black man shot dead by police have watched a video of the shooting and say he had his hands by his side at the time.  

Police have resisted pressure to publicly release the video, instead showing it to the family of Keith Scott, 43.

Mr Scott was killed on Tuesday as part of a police search for another suspect in Charlotte, North Carolina. 


Data from at least 500 million Yahoo users was "stolen" during an attack in 2014, the internet company has said.

It said the hack may have been "state-sponsored" but "the investigation has found no evidence that the state-sponsored actor is currently in Yahoo's network".

The stolen data may have included names, email addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords and, in some cases, security questions and answers.


The FBI has said it is gathering information into an alleged incident on an aircraft carrying Brad Pitt and his children.

Spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said the agency is evaluating whether to open its own investigation into allegations Pitt clashed with one of his six children.

Several media outlets, using anonymous sources, have reported that the actor is now under investigation by a child welfare agency.