Ischia earthquake: Last of three brothers freed from rubble

Media captionThe moment a baby is rescued from the rubble Rescuers have freed the last of three brothers who were trapped under rubble after a deadly earthquake on the Italian holiday island of Ischia. The fire service confirmed they had rescued the 11-year-old at 14:12 local time (12:12 GMT), some 16 hours after the quake […]

Kim Wall: Torso found amid search for submarine journalist

Image copyright Tom Wall Image caption Kim Wall (pictured) was researching a feature about submarines before she disappeared A woman’s headless torso has been found by police searching for a Swedish journalist who went missing during a trip with a submarine inventor. Kim Wall was last seen alive on Danish entrepreneur Peter Madsen’s submarine on […]

Russian theatre director Serebrennikov held in fraud case

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A court was due to decide whether Kirill Serebrennikov would be held in custody Outspoken theatre and film director Kirill Serebrennikov has been detained by Russia’s investigative committee on suspicion of fraud. He is being investigated over the alleged embezzlement of 68m roubles (£880,000; $1.1m) of state funding awarded […]

German foreign minister blames Erdogan over family ‘threats’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Leading German politician Sigmar Gabriel and wife Anke, who has reportedly been threatened Germany’s foreign minister has blamed the Turkish president for “threats” made against his wife – a new twist in a bitter row between the two countries. Sigmar Gabriel said the behaviour of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had […]

Barcelona attack: Suspected van driver shot dead by police

Image copyright AFP Image caption A witness near a petrol station tipped off police Spanish police have shot dead the main suspect in last Thursday’s Barcelona attack, Younes Abouyaaqoub. Police believe he was the driver of a van which careered down the Las Ramblas avenue, killing 13 and injuring more than 100 others. He was […]

Russia condemns US visa restrictions in diplomatic tussle

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Russian-US tensions have been likened to Cold War-era distrust Russia has condemned a US decision to make Russians go to Moscow if they want a visa for the United States. A US embassy statement said non-immigrant visas would no longer be issued at the three US consulates in Russia – […]

Barcelona attack suspect named as Younes Abouyaaqoub

Image copyright Police handout Image caption Police released images of Abouyaaqoub, saying he was dangerous and may be armed Spanish police have confirmed the identity of the driver suspected of killing 14 people in last week’s attack in Barcelona. He is 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub, officials say, and the manhunt has been extended across Europe. New […]

Marseille bus stop hit by van, one dead and driver arrested

Media captionThe car had hit another bus shelter in the city earlier in the day A woman has been killed after a van struck a bus shelter in the southern French city of Marseille, police say. The driver has been arrested. His vehicle had struck another bus shelter in a different district of the city […]

Kim Wall died in accident on submarine, says Peter Madsen

Image copyright Ritzau Foto Image caption Kim Wall boarded Peter Madsen’s submarine Nautilus on 10 August, and then disappeared A Danish inventor charged over the death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall has said she died in an accident on his submarine and he “buried” her at sea, Copenhagen police say. The court case is being […]

Moroccan suspect named over Finland stabbings in Turku

Image copyright AFP Image caption Memorial candles mark the place where people were randomly stabbed in Friday’s attack A suspect held in Finland over a knife attack that killed two people has been named as 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker Abderrahman Mechkah. Police shot him in the leg and he is in hospital, but he is […]