Counter-terror police investigate ‘unexplained’ death

Image copyright Facebook Image caption The man found on Monday is believed to be Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov Counter-terror police are leading an investigation into the “unexplained” death of a man in London. He is believed to be Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov, who claimed political asylum in the UK after being convicted of fraud. The […]

Russian spy: Deadline for Moscow over spy poison attack

Image copyright EPA/ Yulia Skripal/Facebook Image caption Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, are in a critical condition in hospital Moscow must explain why a Russian-made nerve agent was used in the poisoning of former Russian agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter by the end of Tuesday, Theresa May said. The PM said […]

Spanish boy Gabriel Cruz ‘strangled’ on the day he went missing

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gabriel Cruz went missing in the southern Spanish province of Almeria on 27 February An eight-year-old boy, whose disappearance received nationwide attention in Spain, was strangled on the same day he went missing, local media quote an autopsy as saying. The body of a Gabriel Cruz was found in the […]

Hubert de Givenchy, French fashion icon, dies aged 91

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Designer Hubert de Givenchy, pictured with the model Iman in 2002, was a giant of French fashion French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, who created famous looks for Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Jackie Kennedy, has died at the age of 91. His partner Philippe Venet, a former haute […]

Trump-Russia: Putin criticised for Jewish ‘election meddling’ remark

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some are calling for President Trump to press Mr Putin on the comments The Russian president faces a backlash after suggesting minority groups, including Jews, may be responsible for meddling in the 2016 US election. Vladimir Putin made the comments during a US TV interview with Megyn Kelly. US lawmakers […]

Football boss invades pitch with gun

Savvidis entered the pitch after Fernando Varela’s goal was ruled out for offside The Greek Super League has been indefinitely suspended after PAOK Salonika’s president invaded the pitch with a gun during a match on Sunday. Ivan Savvidis tried to confront the referee with a gun in a hip holster after his side had a […]

Slovakia journalist murder: Interior minister resigns

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Protesters carry signs depicting PM Robert Fico, left, and Interior Minister Robert Kalinak Slovakia’s Interior Minister Robert Kalinak has resigned amid a political scandal caused by the murder of a journalist and his fiancĂ©e. Prime Minister Robert Fico is fighting to keep his government together after Mr Kalinak bowed to […]

‘National Rally’: Le Pen proposes new party name for National Front

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Le Pen wants to change how French voters see the party which was founded by her father France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen has proposed changing her party’s name to National Rally from National Front in a bid to improve its image. She told members that the current […]

Missing Spanish boy Gabriel Cruz found dead in car

Image copyright EPA Image caption At a rally on Friday, Patricia Ramirez (l) and Angel Cruz (c) appealed to whoever had their son to return him home The body of a missing boy has been found in the boot of a car being driven by his father’s partner, officials in Spain say. Eight-year-old Gabriel Cruz’s […]

Iran plane crash: All 11 people on Turkish jet killed

All 11 people on board a Turkish plane that crashed in western Iran have been killed, Iranian media report. The private jet crashed near the city of Shahr-e Kord in in the western province of Chahrmahal-Bakhtiyari, according to state broadcaster IRINN. An emergency services spokesman told the channel that the plane came down in a […]