Morning top 5: Woman dies following Luas collision; Protests at G20 in Hamburg; Euromillions winner in Ireland

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A woman has died after she was hit by a Luas Tram in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

The fatal collision occurred on the Red Line at St James Walk in Rialto just after midnight.

Gardaí said they are investigating the incident.

The scene was closed to allow a forensic investigation - but has since reopened.


It's understood around 200 officers have been injured in clashes with anti-G20 protesters in Hamburg.

Police also say dozens of people have been temporarily detained in the German city where world leaders are meeting.

Following a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May this morning, US President Donald Trump said he expects to reach a “very powerful” trade deal with Britain following Brexit.

Yesterday, Vladimir Putin again denied any meddling in the US election after meeting with Donald Trump at the summit.


The 99 members of the Citizens' Assembly are meeting in Dublin this weekend for their final discussions on how to respond to Ireland's ageing population.

A range of expert speakers will today consider topics including why people aren't taking out pensions and income opportunities for people in retirement.

The Assembly will vote by secret ballot tomorrow on a series of recommendations, which will form the basis of a report for the Oireachtas.


Ireland has a new Euromillions multi-millionaire.

We don't know where the winning ticket was sold yet - but it's worth almost €29 million Euro.

The numbers drawn were 11, 20, 35, 37, 45 and the Lucky Stars were 3 and 6.

National Lottery spokesperson Miriam Donohoe said it's a great way to start the weekend.

“We really urge everybody to check to see if they are the lucky winners of this life-changing amount – almost €29m,” she said.


The British and Irish Lions have a chance to win only their second ever rugby Test series against New Zealand today.

They can emulate the achievement of the class of 1971 by winning this morning's decisive third test in Auckland.

Warren Gatland's men need to inflict a first defeat on the All Blacks at Eden Park since 1994.

Out-half Johnny Sexton - one of four Irish players to start this morning – said it is a great opportunity to make history.