Sweden shooting: Three dead in Malmo cafe attack

Image copyright AFP Image caption The motive for the attack was unclear although at least one of the victims is thought to have been known to police A shooting at an internet cafe in the southern Swedish city of Malmo has claimed the lives of three men. Several others were wounded in the centre of […]

Trump wades into German migration row

Media captionUS won’t become ‘migrant camp on my watch’ US President Donald Trump has attacked the German government’s approach to immigration, as he comes under pressure over his own crackdown on migrants. Mr Trump said German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition looked “tenuous”. Mrs Merkel is in the middle of a serious domestic row after defending […]

Audi chief Rupert Stadler arrested in diesel emissions probe

Image copyright EPA The chief executive of German carmaker Audi, Rupert Stadler, has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the diesel emissions scandal. A spokesman for Volkswagen, which owns Audi, confirmed he was being held. Munich prosecutors said they had acted because of a risk that Mr Stadler might seek to suppress evidence. […]

Dutch PinkPop festival: Man held over hit-and-run death

Image copyright EPA Image caption The collision occurred hours after the three-day festival had come to an end A man has handed himself in to police after a van ploughed into a group of people near a Dutch music festival, killing one of them. The 35-year-old man who died in the early hours of Monday […]

Napoleon’s Waterloo hat goes under hammer

Image copyright AFP Image caption Napoleon was well known for his “bicorne” (two-pointed) hats A military hat belonging to Napoleon, said to have been salvaged from the battlefield after his 1815 defeat at Waterloo, is due to be auctioned in Lyon later on Monday. The former French emperor was renowned for his “bicorne” hats, so-called […]

Cristiano Ronaldo: Mocked statue at Madeira airport is replaced

On the left is the original bust by Emanuel Santos and on the right is its replacement A statue of Cristiano Ronaldo that was widely mocked and left football fans scratching their heads has been replaced. The bronze bust of the Real Madrid and Portugal forward went viral with people questioning its resemblance to the […]

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler arrested

Image copyright EPA German carmaker Audi’s chief executive, Rupert Stadler, has been arrested, parent company Volkswagen has said. A spokesman for VW said: “We confirm that Mr Stadler was arrested this morning. The hearing to determine whether he will be remanded is ongoing.” Audi has been caught up in the diesel emissions scandal that has […]

Dutch PinkPop festival: One dead in hit-and-run

Image copyright EPA Image caption The collision occurred in the early hours near one of the festival camping sites A vehicle hit four people after a Dutch music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one and injuring three before driving away, police say. The driver and vehicle, described in media reports as a […]

Royal wedding 2018: Meghan’s dad reveals tears over wedding

Media captionThomas Markle on missing wedding and talking politics with Harry The Duchess of Sussex’s father, Thomas Markle, has revealed his daughter cried when he told her he would not be attending her wedding to Prince Harry. He also expressed his disappointment at not walking her down the aisle. “I’m a footnote to the greatest […]

Brilliant Mexico stun champions Germany

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup 2018: Germany 0-1 Mexico highlights Defending champions Germany made a disastrous start to their bid to win back-to-back World Cups with a shock defeat by Mexico. Hirving Lozano’s first-half goal was the difference between the two sides in an enthralling encounter in Moscow, but the […]

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