Barcelona and Cambrils: ‘Bigger’ attacks were prepared

Image copyright Spanish police Image caption Spanish police have released pictures of four wanted suspects The suspects in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils were planning one or more bigger attacks than those that were carried out, police say. They said blasts on Wednesday in a town south of Barcelona deprived plotters of bomb material, […]

Finland stabbings: Two dead and man shot in Turku

Image copyright AFP Image caption There has been no official statement on the number of people injured Two people have been killed and at least six others injured in a stabbing in Finland, police officials say. Police said they shot the man who attacked several people in the south-western city of Turku. He has been […]

Turkey’s Erdogan calls German leaders ‘enemies’

Image copyright Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called Germany’s ruling politicians “enemies of Turkey” who deserve to be rejected by German-Turkish voters. Germany will hold a general election on 24 September, and about one million ethnic Turks living in Germany can vote. A majority of them backed Mr Erdogan in an April referendum. […]

Barcelona and Cambrils attacks: Hunt for suspect in Spain

Barcelona and Cambrils attacks: Hunt for suspect in Spain

Image caption An image of Moussa Oubakir, circulated in Spanish press and taken from social media A massive manhunt is under way in Spain for the man suspected of killing 13 people and injuring scores on Barcelona’s Las Ramblas on Thursday. Spanish media named the man being sought as 18-year-old Moussa Oukabir. He is suspected […]

Spanish police kill suspects in second attack after 13 die in Barcelona

Media captionWhat was it like to be caught up in the Barcelona attack? Spanish police say they have killed five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils in a second vehicle attack, after an earlier one in Barcelona. The men, wearing explosive belts, were linked to the first attack, police say. Thirteen people died and […]

Spanish police stop second attack after 13 killed in Barcelona

Spanish police say they have killed five people in the town of Cambrils to stop a second attempted van attack after an earlier one in Barcelona. The attackers were wearing explosive belts, police said. Thirteen people died and dozens were injured when a van ploughed into crowds in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas area on Thursday afternoon. […]

Barcelona: 13 killed as van rams crowds in Las Ramblas

Media captionEyewitness Aamer Anwar: “Families were screaming for their children” Thirteen people died and dozens were injured when a van ploughed into crowds in Barcelona’s famous Las Ramblas area, Catalan police and local officials say. The vehicle sped along the pedestrian area that is popular with tourists, mowing down people and sending others fleeing for […]

Barcelona: Van hits crowds in Ramblas tourist area

Media captionEyewitness Aamer Anwar: “I heard a crash, everybody started to run” A van has ploughed into crowds in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas tourist area. Spanish police say several people have been injured in a “massive crash”, while emergency services are urging people to stay away from the area around Plaça de Catalunya. Reports from the […]

German election: AfD leader Frauke Petry faces perjury fight

Image copyright AFD Image caption Ms Petry stepped back from the party leadership in April for have her fifth baby A parliamentary committee in eastern Germany has called for Frauke Petry, one of the leaders of Germany’s right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD), to lose her immunity from prosecution over allegations of perjury. The decision comes […]

Poland storms kill six, destroy tens of thousands of trees

Media captionAerial footage shows the destruction Tens of thousands of trees have been brought down by storms that wreaked havoc across northern and western Poland, the forestry service says. The storms over the weekend killed six people, including two Girl Guides who were crushed by a falling tree. Thousands of homes were also damaged. Poland’s […]

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