Morning top 5: Rescue 116 search continues; Trump's taxes; and Kenny on his White House visit

The top stories this Wednesday morning

A major operation will continue today to locate three missing crew members from Rescue 116.

Captain Dara Fitzpatrick was recovered from the water yesterday, after the coastguard helicopter went down off the Mayo coast in the early hours.

She died in hospital hours later.

The LE Eithne kept searching through the night, while a survey vessel has arrived on the scene to carry out a sonar search.

Navy and garda divers, Ballyglass and Achill lifeboats, the LE Roisin, a fixed wing aircraft and two helicopters will also be involved.


There are reports that an Irish woman has been found dead in India.

Local media say the body of a woman in her 20s was found near Deobagh beach in the Canacona area in the south of the state.

The Department of Foreign Affairs say the embassy in New Delhi is in contact with authorities in relation to the reports.

They are standing by to provide consular assistance if necessary.


Donald Trump's tax return for 2005 has been leaked by an American journalist.

David Cay Johnston has told MSNBC he received it anonymously through the post.

The document shows the US president paid just above the average rate - at 25% - on an income of US$150m.


People in the Netherlands are voting today in the country's general election.

The race has been dominated by the rise of a far-right candidate, Geert Wilders.

The vote is seen as a crucial indicator ahead of other European elections later this year.


The Taoiseach has promised to make sure Donald Trump hears "both sides of the story" about the European Union.

Enda Kenny was speaking ahead of his meeting with the US president tomorrow, admitting Europe has "work to do" to win him over.

Due to Angela Merkel's visit being rescheduled over weather concerns, Mr Kenny will now be the first pro-EU leader to meet with Trump.