Morning top 5: Portugal forest fire leaves 25 dead; big win expected for Macron's party in France

The top stories this Sunday morning...

At least 25 people have been killed following a forest fire in central Portugal.

The blaze hit a mountainous area, around 150 km northeast of Lisbon.

Officials say 20 others have been injured, including six firefighters, and two people are still missing.


A 30-year-old man has died following a collision in Galway.

The pedestrian was seriously injured after he was struck by a car at Bushy Park on Moycullen Road in the early hours of yesterday morning.

However he was pronounced dead at University Hospital Galway yesterday evening.


A minute's silence will be held across the UK tomorrow, to remember those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower disaster.

The government announced the move overnight as British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted that the support people received in the aftermath of the fire, wasn't "good enough."

58 people are missing and presumed dead following the blaze, with 30 confirmed fatalities.


The US Navy has confirmed several of their sailors who went missing off the coast of Japan have been found dead.

Their destroyer crashed with a container ship early yesterday morning.

They were found on board the USS Fitzgerald, after search teams managed to gain access.


French President Emmanuel Macron is forecast to win a landslide majority in today's final round of parliamentary elections.

Mr Macron's En Marche! party is predicted to take up to 80% of seats, according to pollsters.

However, it is also expected that voter turnout could reach record lows.