Morning top 5: Police fire tear gas at anti-Trump protesters in Arizona; two charged over Spain attacks

The top stories this Wednesday morning...

Police have fired tear gas at anti-Trump protesters in Arizona, where the US president had been speaking at a campaign rally.

During a speech in Phoenix, he condemned what he called the 'very dishonest media' who criticised his comments about a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.

President Trump also claimed his hard line against North Korea has had a positive impact.


Authorities in Spain have charged two men in connection with last week's deadly terror attacks.

The pair are accused of murder, being part of an extremist group and possessing explosives.

15 people were killed and 120 others wounded in last week's attacks.


Six people were taken to hospital after a crash in Dublin city centre yesterday evening.

Gardaí said it appears a number of pedestrians were struck by a car.

The incident happened at the junction of Adelaide Road and Earlsfort Terrace just after 6pm, and gardaí say it was not a hit and run incident.


The British government is insisting the UK will take back control of its laws after Brexit.

Their latest position paper, to be released today, will say that the European Court of Justice cannot have jurisdiction over Britain when they leave the EU.


Jennifer Byrne from Offaly is the 2017 Rose of Tralee.

The 24-year-old doctor works in the Emergency Department at University Hospital Galway.