Morning top 5: Major search begins for remaining Rescue 116 crew; Man held in Stockholm on suspicion of terror

Search efforts to find the remaining missing crew members of Rescue 116 will resume this morning.

Up to 120 fishing vessels from Arranmore in Donegal to Achill Island are today joining the search for Paul Ormbsby and Ciaran Smith.

The RNLI, Coastguard and Naval service will conduct a land and sea search from Donegal to Mayo.

Search teams will also be looking for debris from the helicopter that crashed over three weeks ago off black Rock island in Mayo.


Russia's prime minister says a US missile strike on a Syrian air force base has "completely ruined" the relationship between Moscow and Washington.

The US President said the attack on an airbase near Homs was in response to a chemical attack blamed on the Syrian government.

The country’s ambassador to the UN has said America is “prepared to do more” – but hopes further military action will not be necessary.

Russia’s representative to the UN said the attack defied the UN charter and violated international law. 


Swedish police say a man they are questioning over yesterday's terror attack in Stockholm is suspected of being the driver of the lorry that killed four people.

15 others were left injured after a hijacked truck was driven into pedestrians and rammed into a department store in the city.

Speaking on behalf of the Swedish Prosecution Authority, Karin Rosander said the man was being questioned "on suspicion of a terrorist crime through murder."

Security at borders has been heightened with a greater police presence patrolling the streets.


Talks between trade unions and management at Bus Éireann will resume at the Work Place Relations Commission today.

Tens of thousands of commuters have been affected by the strike action for the past 16 days.

The dispute centres around the company’s proposed survival plan – which involves significant cuts to workers pay and conditions.

Unions and staff have also criticizing the Transport Minister Shane Ross for what they describe as a  'lack of action' to help solve the dispute.


A 14 year old boy in County Derry has been charged with trying to obtain a gun and ammunition.

The boy was arrested in Coleraine on Thursday and is due to appear in court in Ballymena in County Antrim this morning.

He's also accused of intending to endanger life.