Morning top 5: Poll shows drop in support for Independents; two days of national mourning underway in Bangladesh

The top stories this Sunday morning...

A new opinion poll published this morning shows a massive drop in support for Independents.

Support dropped 13 points, putting Independents at 14% - the lowest level since September 2013.

There were increases for Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin in the Sunday Independent / Millward Brown poll.


Two days of national mourning are underway in Bangladesh following a deadly terror attack in the capital city Dhaka.

20 people died in a 10-hour siege at a cafe which began on Friday.

Military officials say six attackers died after troops stormed the building - one was arrested.


A toddler remains in a critical condition in hospital this morning after falling from a balcony of a hotel in Co Limerick yesterday.

The incident happened at around 1pm at the Strand Hotel on the Ennis Road.

The child received medical treatment at the scene and was taken to University Hospital Limerick.


US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has been questioned by the FBI over her handling of emails while she was US Secretary of State.

The interview took place at the FBI headquarters in Washington, and lasted over three hours.

The Democratic White House hopeful's campaign said the "voluntary" meeting with federal agents took place on Saturday.


A new poll gives Theresa May a commanding lead in the race to become the next prime minister in Britain.

It was carried out for the UK's Sun on Sunday and shows the British Home Secretary has 60% support among Conservative voters.

Justice Secretary Michael Gove comes out with 10% - 4% ahead of Andrea Leadsom.