The Evening Top 5: Bomb attack in Belfast; Facebook to overhaul its Irish tax structure

The top stories of the day

Minister Flanagan condemns "callous and cowardly" bomb in Belfast

The Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan has condemned an explosion in Northern Ireland as "callous and cowardly".

A prison officer was taken to hospital after the bomb detonated under a vehicle in Belfast.

The 52-year-old man suffered serious leg injuries, and is in a stable condition in hospital.

"No one knows what a gazelle is" - McGregor and Diaz meet in the interview of the year

There is less that 48 hours to go until Conor McGregor meets Nate Diaz at UFC 196.

The two fighters met on Thursday evening ahead of their welterweight fight and even clashed on stage ahead of this evening's weigh-in where they will meet face-to-face one more time before the fight.

Facebook reported to be planning a total overhaul of its Irish tax structure

Facebook will no longer route sales for its largest advertisers through Ireland after a total overhaul of its tax structure, according to reports from the BBC.

This would result in the US firm paying more tax in other territories, including the UK.

Smaller business sales will still be routed through the Dublin office, which will remain the company's international headquarters.

AIB tracker mortgage customers could be in for €65,000 payout

Plenty of good news for AIB this week, as the stabilised bank looks ahead to a future flotation, and today many who have mortgages with the bank will also have reason to celebrate.

After years of denial, AIB has admitted that it wrongfully took trackers off approximately 3,000 people. They were moved to an expensive variable rate that could have hurt their pocket to the tune of an extra €12,500 a year.

It means it will not only restore these good-value trackers but also pay compensation.

Homeowners could be in for an average redress of €65,000 each.

A circular smartphone has been made because "women can't deal with rectangles". Is this sexist or genius?

A startup company called DTOOR, which stands for “Designing the Opposite of Rectangle”, is attempting to change smartphone design. As their name may suggest, they wish to move away from rectangular phones and towards a circular design.

The circular smartphone, called the Cyrcle, is aimed at women and was unveiled to the world a few weeks ago at Mobile World Congress.