Morning top 5: Second London arrest; Clare coast search; and FG support grows

The top stories this Saturday morning

A second man has been arrested by Brutish detectives investigating Friday's terrorist attack on the London Underground.

Thirty people were injured when a device exploded at Parsons Green during rush hour.

The 21-year-old man was in the Hounslow area just before midnight last night.

He was arrested under the UK's Terrorism Act and taken to a south London police station


The search will resume today along the Doonbeg coast of Co Clare for a missing man.

It is believed the Russian national, who had been living in Limerick, had gone fishing yesterday morning.

The Coastguard and divers from the Kilkee Sub Aqua Club are taking part in the search.


Fine Gael's lead over Fianna Fáil has stretched to eight points, according to the latest opinion poll.

Fine Gael's support has risen by five to 33% in the Behaviour and Attitudes survey for The Sunday Times - with Fianna Fail dropping four to 25%.

Fianna Fáil leader Michael Martin is still the most popular leader at 53%.

But Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar has closed the gap - climbing up six points to 49%.


A post mortem will take place today on the body of a man discovered in Galway.

The man aged in his 40s was found in Quincentennial Park in Salthill at around 10.00am yesterday morning.

The body has been taken to University Hospital Galway.


Investigations are continuing into a major drug seizure in Dublin yesterday.

Some €230,000 worth of drugs was found at Dublin Airport when Revenue officials searched a 31-year-old Malaysian man who had arrived on a flight from Madrid.

During the search they found 11.6kg of herbal cannabis.

The man has been arrested and is being held at Ballymun garda station.