Germany’s Jews urged not to wear kippahs after attacks

Image copyright EPA Image caption A “Berlin Wears Kippah” rally is planned in the German capital on Wednesday The leader of Germany’s Jewish community has advised Jews to avoid wearing traditional skullcaps (kippahs) following anti-Semitic attacks. Josef Schuster, the president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, told Berlin public radio that Jews should […]

Spain’s Palma to ban holiday rentals after residents’ complaints

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Palma has long been a key destination for tourists but residents say they want better regulation The Spanish resort city of Palma, on the island of Majorca, is to ban flat owners from renting their apartments to travellers, becoming the first place in Spain to introduce such a measure. […]

Spain’s Palma to ban holiday rentals after residents’ complaints

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Palma has long been a key destination for tourists but residents say they want better regulation The Spanish resort city of Palma, on the island of Majorca, is to ban flat owners from renting their apartments to travellers, becoming the first place in Spain to introduce such a measure. […]

Germany’s Jews urged not to wear kippahs after attacks

Image copyright EPA Image caption A “Berlin Wears Kippah” rally is planned in the German capital on Wednesday The leader of Germany’s Jewish community has advised Jews to avoid wearing traditional skullcaps (kippahs) following anti-Semitic attacks. Josef Schuster, the president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, told Berlin public radio that Jews should […]

Spain’s Palma to ban holiday rentals after residents’ complaints

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Palma has long been a key destination for tourists but residents say they want better regulation The Spanish resort city of Palma, on the island of Majorca, is to ban flat owners from renting their apartments to travellers, becoming the first place in Spain to introduce such a measure. […]

Kim Wall death – what we know so far

Kim Wall was a 30-year-old Swedish journalist at the start of a promising career when she was invited to interview inventor Peter Madsen aboard his homemade submarine. Her dismembered remains were found at sea 11 days later, on 21 August last year. Prosecutors accuse him of having planned the crime, either suffocating her or cutting […]

‘Bin Laden bodyguard’ on German welfare

Image copyright Funke Foto Services Image caption Sami A has been kept under close surveillance in Germany A Tunisian man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden has lived in Germany since 1997 and gets €1,168 (£1,022) a month in welfare payments. The figure was revealed by a regional government, after the far-right Alternative for […]

Trump and Macron hint at new Iran nuclear deal

Media captionThe ups and downs of Trump and Macron US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have suggested there could be a new agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme. After talks in the US, Mr Trump, who is sceptical of an accord that was struck in 2015, spoke about “doing a much bigger, […]

Spain’s Palma to ban holiday rentals after residents’ complaints

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Palma has long been a key destination for tourists but residents say they want better regulation The Spanish resort city of Palma, on the island of Majorca, is to ban flat owners from renting their apartments to travellers, becoming the first place in Spain to introduce such a measure. […]

Vincent Bolloré: French tycoon held over ‘Africa corruption’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Mr Bolloré’s holding company has denied any irregularities French billionaire Vincent Bolloré has been detained for questioning by anti-corruption police near Paris. Officers in Nanterre are asking him about suspected corruption in Africa, reports say. It comes days after he stepped down as chairman of the media group Vivendi. His […]

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