Nice attack: Prosecutor calls for ban on Paris Match photos

Nice attack: Prosecutor calls for ban on Paris Match photos

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Photos of the missing, posted on a Paris Match advert in the wake of last year’s attack The Paris prosecutor has called for Paris Match magazine to be pulled from newsstands after it published CCTV images of the 14 July attack in Nice. A lorry killed 86 people when […]

Nemtsov murder: Five Chechens jailed for attack near Kremlin

Nemtsov murder: Five Chechens jailed for attack near Kremlin

Image copyright AFP Image caption Zaur Dadayev had been under the command of Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov A Chechen gunman and four accomplices have been given long jail sentences for the killing of leading Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov near the Kremlin. Zaur Dadayev was jailed for 20 years by a Moscow military court while […]

Sint Maarten jet engine blast kills New Zealand woman

Sint Maarten jet engine blast kills New Zealand woman

Image copyright Princess Juliana Airport Image caption The woman was knocked over by the blast of a plane taking off: this file photo shows a plane arriving at Sint Maarten A New Zealand woman has died on the Caribbean territory of Sint Maarten after the blast from a powerful jet engine knocked her to the […]

UK to publish Brexit repeal bill

UK to publish Brexit repeal bill

Image copyright AFP/Getty The minister in charge of the UK’s EU exit says he will “work with anyone” to secure Brexit as he publishes a bill to end the supremacy of Brussels law. Known as the Repeal Bill, the legislation will transpose EU law into UK law so the same rules apply on the day […]

Italy wildfires: Tourists rescued by boat from Calampiso

Italy wildfires: Tourists rescued by boat from Calampiso

Image copyright EPA Image caption The view from Naples as smoke billows from fires around Mount Vesuvius Around 700 tourists have been rescued by boat from wildfires in Sicily, as swathes of southern Italy battle blazes. As flames neared the seaside resort of Calampiso, fishermen and boat-owners were drafted in to aid the evacuation. Matteo […]

Catholic Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage

Catholic Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hundreds of people celebrated the change in the law The staunchly Catholic island of Malta has voted to legalise same-sex marriage. Parliament agreed to amend Malta’s marriage act, replacing words like “husband” and “wife” with the gender-neutral alternative “spouse”. It also replaced “mother” and “father” with “parent who gave birth” […]

Balearic Islands ask EU for alcohol limit on flights

Balearic Islands ask EU for alcohol limit on flights

Image copyright EPA Image caption The request follows a string of high-profile alcohol-related incidents Local authorities in the Balearic Island have asked for a limit to be put on drinking alcohol on planes and in airports as they try to crack down on anti-social behaviour. Pilar Carbonell, head of tourism across the islands, including Mallorca […]

Grégory Villemin case: Former French judge found dead

Grégory Villemin case: Former French judge found dead

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police opened an investigation into the former judge’s death at his home in Le Mans A former judge who played a leading part in one of France’s biggest murder inquiries has been found dead at home with a plastic bag over his head. Police are investigating Jean-Michel Lambert’s death but […]

Germany makes arrests over theft of giant solid-gold coin

Germany makes arrests over theft of giant solid-gold coin

Image copyright Reuters Image caption This file photo shows an identical coin from the same mintage Police have raided homes and made arrests in Berlin over an audacious night-time heist which saw a huge solid-gold coin stolen from a museum. The raids took place and a car was seized in the district of Neukoelln, German […]

UK state visit by Spanish royals to begin

UK state visit by Spanish royals to begin

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption King Felipe and Queen Letizia will be greeted by the Queen at Horse Guards Parade The Queen is to formally welcome the king and queen of Spain to the UK as they begin a three-day state visit. King Felipe and Queen Letizia will be greeted by the Queen and […]