Morning top 5: Minute's silence for London; Varadkar meets Independence Alliance TDs

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The victims of the London attack will be remembered with a minute's silence at 11am in the UK.

Two of the three attackers have been named - with one previously living in Dublin.

Gardai are now investigating Rachid Redouane after it was revealed that he got married here and spent some time living in the Rathmines area of the city.


Leo Varadkar will sit down for talks with the Independent Alliance TDs today.

The new Fine Gael leader will need them to vote for him if he's to become Taoiseach.

It's unclear yet what demands they have, if any, to ensure their support.


The current round of public pay talks will resume this morning.

It's week 3, but there's still a gulf between unions and government on a number of issues.

The outsourcing of public service unions, and proposals to include Saturdays as part of the normal working week are among the talking points.


It's emerged the gunman who killed a man and took a woman hostage in Australia was previously cleared of plotting a suicide attack.

Police shot Yacqub Khayre dead during the siege in Melbourne yesterday.

Three officers were also injured.


A tiger that killed a keeper at Hamerton Zoo Park in Cambridgeshire in Britain will not be put down.

Bosses say the decision has been "fully supported" by the family of victim, Rosa King.

An investigation is ongoing into the 34-year-old's death last week.

It's been described as a "freak accident" by the zoo.