Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge

Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge

Media captionThe four suspects were transferred to a Madrid jail on Monday night 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 Madrid. The judge questioning them is deciding what charges to press over the vehicle attacks that left […]

Kim Wall: Torso found amid search for submarine journalist

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

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 and film 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 […]

German foreign minister blames Erdogan over family ‘threats’

German foreign minister blames Erdogan over family ‘threats’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Leading German politician Sigmar Gabriel and wife Anke, who has reportedly been threatened Germany’s foreign minister has blamed the Turkish president for “threats” made against his wife – a new twist in a bitter row between the two countries. Sigmar Gabriel said the behaviour of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had […]

Barcelona attack: Van driver shot dead by police

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 […]

Barcelona attack: ‘Man shot’ in hunt for suspect

Barcelona attack: ‘Man shot’ in hunt for suspect

Police hunting the chief suspect in last Thursday’s Barcelona van attack have shot a man in an area to the west of the city who appeared to be wearing an explosive belt, Spanish media say. The shooting is reported to have happened on a road in Subirats. Earlier, police confirmed they were hunting for Younes […]

Russia condemns US visa restrictions in diplomatic tussle

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 – […]

Barcelona attacks: Key suspect hunt widened across Europe

Barcelona attacks: Key suspect hunt widened across Europe

Image copyright El Pais Image caption CCTV footage appears to show Abouyaaqoub fleeing the attack on foot The hunt for the driver suspected of killing 13 people in last week’s attack in Barcelona has been extended across Europe, Catalan officials say. Officials say they have confirmed the driver’s identity as 22-year-old Moroccan Younes Abouyaaqoub. Authorities […]

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

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

Image copyright AFP Image caption French media say the woman who died was in her 40s One person has been killed after a car 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 […]

Moroccan suspect named over Finland stabbings in Turku

Moroccan suspect named over Finland stabbings in Turku

Image copyright AFP Image caption Memorial candles mark the place where people were randomly stabbed in Friday’s attack A suspect held in Finland over a knife attack that killed two people has been named as 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker Abderrahman Mechkah. Police shot him in the leg and he is in hospital, but he is […]