Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mohamed Houli Chemlal is one of four attack suspects still alive – eight have been killed, the last holding out in a vineyard on Monday Four men accused of belonging to the cell behind the terror attacks in and around Barcelona last week are appearing at the high court in […]

Ischia earthquake: Race to reach brothers after baby rescued

Media captionThe moment a baby is rescued from the rubble Rescuers are desperately trying to reach two brothers trapped under rubble after a deadly earthquake on the Italian holiday island of Ischia. They pulled free the boys’ seven-month-old brother at around 04:00 (02:00 GMT), several hours after the 4.0 magnitude tremor struck. At least two […]

Kim Wall: Torso found amid search for submarine journalist

Image copyright Tom Wall Image caption Kim Wall (pictured) was researching a feature about submarines before she disappeared A woman’s headless torso has been found by police searching for a Swedish journalist who went missing during a trip with a submarine inventor. Kim Wall was last seen alive on Danish entrepreneur Peter Madsen’s submarine on […]

Russian theatre director Serebrennikov held in fraud case

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A court was due to decide whether Kirill Serebrennikov would be held in custody Outspoken theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov has been detained by Russia’s investigative committee on suspicion of fraud. He is being investigated over the alleged embezzlement of 68m roubles (£880,000; $1.1m) of state funding awarded for a […]

Brexit: UK seeks ‘close co-operation’ on legal disputes deal

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is to call for “close co-operation” with the EU to resolve cross-border legal disputes after Brexit. An agreement will be needed on how divorces, commercial disputes and consumer claims that span multiple countries are handled. Currently EU regulations specify how the appropriate court is chosen. Lawyers have warned that […]

Barcelona attack: Van driver shot dead by police

Image copyright AFP Image caption A witness near a petrol station tipped off police Spanish police have shot dead the main suspect in last Thursday’s Barcelona attack, Younes Abouyaaqoub. Police believe he was the driver of a van which careered down the Las Ramblas avenue, killing 13 and injuring more than 100 others. He was […]

Russia condemns US visa restrictions in diplomatic tussle

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Russian-US tensions have been likened to Cold War-era distrust Russia has condemned a US decision to make Russians go to Moscow if they want a visa for the United States. A US embassy statement said non-immigrant visas would no longer be issued at the three US consulates in Russia – […]

Danish Crown Prince Frederik ‘denied entry to Australian pub’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Crown Prince Frederik (right) met his wife Mary (left) at a pub in Sydney during the 2000 Olympics A Danish prince was temporarily denied entry to a bar in the Australian city of Brisbane because he did not have proper identification, local media say. Crown Prince Frederik, 49, and […]

Barcelona attack suspect named as Younes Abouyaaqoub

Image copyright Police handout Image caption Police released images of Abouyaaqoub, saying he was dangerous and may be armed Police in Spain have confirmed the identity of the suspected driver of the van which ploughed into dozens of people in last week’s Barcelona attack. Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, could be armed, officials say, and the manhunt […]

Marseille bus stop hit by van, one dead and driver arrested

Media captionThe car had hit another bus shelter in the city earlier in the day A woman has been killed after a van struck a bus shelter in the southern French city of Marseille, police say. The driver has been arrested. His vehicle had struck another bus shelter in a different district of the city […]

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