Poland court bill: President proposes compromise move

Poland court bill: President proposes compromise move

Image copyright EPA Image caption Protesters held candles in front of the presidential palace in Warsaw Polish President Andrzej Duda has proposed a compromise over contentious court reforms, as thousands of people protested in the capital Warsaw. Parliament recently approved a bill to give MPs the power to select members of the body that nominates […]

Spain football chief Angel Maria Villar Llona arrested

Spain football chief Angel Maria Villar Llona arrested

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Angel Maria Villar Llona was reprimanded by Fifa for not co-operating with an inquiry The president of the Spanish Football Federation and his son have been held as part of a corruption investigation, police in Spain say. Angel MarĂ­a Villar Llona was arrested on suspicion of embezzling funds, El […]

Hundreds of German choir boys abused over six decades – report

Hundreds of German choir boys abused over six decades – report

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A report suggests abuse at the boarding school took place under a “culture of silence” At least 547 young members of the Regensburger Domspatzen boys choir in Germany were subjected to physical and in some instances sexual abuse over a period of 60 years, a new report says. Some […]

Spain’s La Vuelta cycle race changes ‘sexist’ hostess role

Spain’s La Vuelta cycle race changes ‘sexist’ hostess role

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption “Spanish cyclist David de la Cruz poses with two beauties” is the agency’s photo caption for this picture from La Vuelta last year The organisers of Spanish cycling race La Vuelta say they will change the role of women on the winners’ podium, after calls of sexism. The current […]

Adriatic fires prompt evacuations in Montenegro and Croatia

Adriatic fires prompt evacuations in Montenegro and Croatia

Media captionResidents are forced to flee their homes as fires approach Split Montenegro has appealed for international help to fight forest fires as neighbouring Croatia battles to stop flames reaching its second city, Split. Fires have raged along the Adriatic coast for days, prompting dozens of tourists and residents to flee the Lustica peninsula in […]

William and Kate to meet Holocaust survivors in Poland

William and Kate to meet Holocaust survivors in Poland

Image copyright Reuters The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited a former concentration camp as they continue their tour of Poland. The Royal couple will meet five Holocaust survivors at Stutthof, near Gdansk, where 65,000 people were killed during World War Two. Speaking at a garden party to mark the Queen’s birthday, Prince William […]

Migrant crisis: EU to curb rubber boat sales to Libya

Migrant crisis: EU to curb rubber boat sales to Libya

Image copyright AFP Image caption Often migrants are found packed on to dangerously unstable dinghies off Libya EU foreign ministers have agreed to restrict exports of inflatable boats and outboard motors to Libya in a drive to curb the smuggling of migrants. The restrictions will not apply to legitimate Libyan businesses, such as fishing crews, […]

Brexit talks resume: Get down to business, David Davis urges

Brexit talks resume: Get down to business, David Davis urges

Image copyright AFP Image caption Brexit Secretary David Davis is in the Belgian capital for talks with Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s chief negotiator Brexit Secretary David Davis has called on both sides in the negotiations on the UK’s departure from the European Union to “get down to business”. Mr Davis is in Brussels for […]

Poles rally against controversial reform of judiciary

Poles rally against controversial reform of judiciary

Media captionPoles protest outside parliament in Warsaw Thousands of Poles have gathered outside parliament in the capital Warsaw to condemn a controversial reform of the judiciary. Protesters say the bill, passed by the Senate on Saturday, will erode judges’ independence and undermine democracy. It gives MPs and the justice minister the power to appoint judges […]

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic to win record eighth title

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic to win record eighth title

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch Federer’s winning moment Roger Federer became the first man to win Wimbledon eight times and extended his record to 19 Grand Slam titles with victory over Croatia’s Marin Cilic. The Swiss third seed won 6-3 6-1 6-4 as seventh seed Cilic struggled with a blister on […]