Morning top 5: Rotterdam concert cancelled after terror warning; emergency funding expected for flood victims

The top stories this Thursday morning...

Counter-terror officials say the cancellation of a concert in Rotterdam after a terror warning from Spanish authorities is not directly linked to the Catalonia attacks.

Dutch police arrested the driver of a van - with Spanish number plates - after finding 'gas bottles' inside.

A US rock band called the Allah Las were due to perform at the Rotown venue in the city.


The Government's expected to announce emergency funding for flood victims in the North West this morning.

At least 250 homes have been affected, with 20 to 30 people in emergency accommodation following the unprecedented rainfall on Tuesday night.

Bridges have collapsed and roads have been washed away with a major clean up operation now underway.


The most powerful storm to hit around Hong Kong in more than half a century is said to be losing strength.

At least 12 people have been killed as Typhoon Hato struck Macau and southern China in recent days.

More than 150 others have been injured, and 27,000 people are in emergency shelters.


Skin cancer is at a record high in Ireland.

Cases of melanoma have almost trebled in the last 20 years, with an average of 859 new cases diagnosed each year.


Bank of Ireland has deleted a social media ad that saw the bank receive heavy criticism online.

The ad highlighted the case of one couple who moved in with their parents in order to save for a mortgage.

Twitter users reacted angrily, arguing that adults shouldn't be forced to rely on their parents for financial support.