Manchester attack: Police hunt ‘network’ behind bomber

Media captionThe fifth person to be held in the UK following Monday’s deadly attack, was arrested in Wigan A seventh person has been arrested in the UK over the Manchester Arena bombing, as police said they were investigating a “network”. Police said they arrested the man in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, following searches. Suicide bomber Salman Abedi […]

Trump in Brussels for ‘tough’ Nato talks amid protests

Image copyright AFP Image caption Demonstrations against the US president were held in Brussels US President Donald Trump is in Brussels for what his team are describing as “tough” talks with other members of the Nato military alliance. Mr Trump is also due to meet European Union officials on Thursday. He has been critical of […]

Trump ‘determined to pursue peace’ after Pope meeting

Media captionDonald Trump was greeted by Pope Francis at the Vatican US President Donald Trump has said he is “more determined than ever” to pursue peace in the world after meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican. He was granted a short private audience with the head of the Catholic Church on the latest leg of […]

Migrant crisis: Mediterranean rescue as 34 drown

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The crossing from Libya to Italy is now one of the busiest used by illicit migrants – and one of the most deadly (file image) At least 34 migrants, some of them young children, have drowned after falling into the sea off the Libyan coast, Italy’s coastguard says. The […]

Spain to open ‘stolen’ baby archives

Image caption Ruth Appleby was told her daughter had died within hours of being born in 1992 The Spanish Catholic Church and Ministry of Health have agreed to open up their archives to parents who believe their children may have been stolen at birth, an MEP has revealed. Thousands of children are thought to have […]

Messi’s Spanish jail sentence for tax fraud to stand

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Messi and his father Jorge were convicted of tax fraud in 2016 A 21-month jail term handed down last year to Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi has been confirmed by Spain’s Supreme Court, but he is unlikely to go to prison. Messi and his father Jorge, who manages his […]

Manchester attack: Police hunt ‘network’ behind bomber

Image caption Salman Abedi has been named by police as the Manchester bomber Police say they are investigating a “network” over Monday night’s attack at Manchester Arena, in which 22 people were killed. An off-duty policewoman was confirmed by police to be among the victims. Salman Abedi blew himself up outside an Ariana Grande concert. […]

Manchester attack: Bomber not acting alone, says Amber Rudd

Image caption Salman Abedi has been named by police as the Manchester bomber The man who carried out a suicide attack in Manchester was “likely” to have not acted alone, Home Secretary Amber Rudd says. Salman Abedi killed 22 and injured 64 when he blew himself up at the Manchester Arena on Monday night – […]

Trump holds first face-to-face talks with Pope Francis

Media captionDonald Trump was greeted by Pope Francis at the Vatican US President Donald Trump has met Pope Francis at the Vatican for a short private audience on the third leg of his overseas trip. He arrived for the meeting along with his wife Melania, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner. The meeting was keenly […]

Ikea unpacks Jesper Brodin as new chief executive

Image copyright Ikea Image caption Peter Agnefjall (l) will hand over the reins to Jesper Brodin in September Swedish furniture and homeware firm Ikea has named Jesper Brodin as its new chief executive from September. Mr Brodin is the company’s head in Sweden and will succeed Peter Agnefjall, who had been in the role for […]

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