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Manchester attack: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombing

Manchester attack: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombing

Image copyright Goodman/LNP/REX/Shutterstock Image caption The wounded are being treated at six hospitals around the city Twenty-two people, including children, have been killed and 59 injured in a suicide attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened in the foyer at 22:35 BST on Monday at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande. […]

Germany cracks Europe-wide burglary gang of 500 members

Germany cracks Europe-wide burglary gang of 500 members

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many of the gang’s alleged operatives were young women who had little option but to take part, say police Munich police say they have broken up a huge burglary clan which they estimate may have been responsible for a fifth of German break-ins. The criminal gang was compared by […]

Sandro Rosell: Former Barcelona president arrested

Sandro Rosell: Former Barcelona president arrested

Sandro Rosell was Barcelona president from 2010 to 2014 Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has been arrested as part of a money-laundering investigation. A number of other people were also held as police raided nine offices and homes in north-eastern Catalonia. The arrests are part of an investigation into rights sales relating to Brazil, police […]

Petra Kvitova: Two-time champion ‘on track’ for Wimbledon after stabbing

Petra Kvitova: Two-time champion ‘on track’ for Wimbledon after stabbing

Petra Kvitova won Grand Slam singles titles at Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014 Petra Kvitova is “on track” to play at Wimbledon, less than seven months after suffering a career-threatening hand injury in a knife attack at her home. The 26-year-old, a two-time Wimbledon champion, was stabbed on 20 December by an intruder in her […]

Hungary rejects EU pressure over asylum and university laws

Hungary rejects EU pressure over asylum and university laws

Image copyright AFP Image caption Hungary has been widely condemned over its law to forcibly house asylum seekers in shipping containers surrounded by razor wire Hungary will not back down over three laws which have brought in question its future membership in the EU, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto says. He told Reuters that the EU […]

Manchester Arena blast: 19 dead and more than 50 hurt

Manchester Arena blast: 19 dead and more than 50 hurt

Media captionManchester Arena incident after Ariana Grande concert Nineteen people have been killed and more than 50 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened at 22:35 BST on Monday following a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande. PM Theresa May said her thoughts were with those affected by […]

Greece fails to secure fresh bailout funds

Greece fails to secure fresh bailout funds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Greece is due to make its debt repayments in July. Greece has failed to secure a deal to unlock the next instalment of its multi-billion-dollar bailout after talks with eurozone finance ministers broke down. Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said there was still a gap “between what could be done […]

Cyril Hanouna: French host humiliated gay men on live TV

Cyril Hanouna: French host humiliated gay men on live TV

Image copyright C8 Image caption Mr Hanouna tricked those he spoke to into revealing their sexual fantasies A record number of people have complained after a French TV presenter posted a spoof ad on a gay dating website and made fun of people who responded live on air. Cyril Hanouna used a feminine tone of […]

Turkey crowd taunts coup suspects at mass trial near Ankara

Turkey crowd taunts coup suspects at mass trial near Ankara

Media captionSenior officers were marched past an angry crowd Turkey has marched dozens of coup suspects past a hostile crowd at the start of their trial near Ankara. Most of the 221 suspects are high-ranking military officers, accused of trying to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last July. Ex-air force commander Akin Ozturk was the […]

EU’s Barnier refuses to imagine UK Brexit talks walkout

EU’s Barnier refuses to imagine UK Brexit talks walkout

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michel Barnier spoke of seeking a new partnership between the UK and EU The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said he does not want to consider the chance that talks on the UK’s exit from the EU could collapse. He was speaking after his UK counterpart, David […]

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