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Manchester attack: Salman Abedi named as bomber by police

Manchester attack: Salman Abedi named as bomber by police

Image caption Eight-year-old Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callander are among the dead Salman Abedi has been named by police as the suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people and injured 59 at Manchester Arena on Monday night. The 22-year-old was born in Manchester to parents of Libyan descent, the BBC understands. Three of his victims […]

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 eight hospitals around the city Twenty-two people have been killed and 59 injured in what Theresa May called an “appalling, sickening, terrorist attack” at Manchester Arena. A lone male suicide attacker set off a homemade bomb in the foyer at 22:33 BST on Monday […]

Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership

Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership

Image copyright AFP Image caption Austrian troops serve with the Nato K-For mission in Kosovo (2011 photo) Turkey is vetoing Nato’s co-operation with Austria, blocking the alliance’s partnership activities with 41 countries, the BBC understands. Turkey is in Nato, providing the most military muscle after the US, while Austria is not. But Austria co-operates closely […]

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 […]

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. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said it was “a barbaric attack, deliberately […]

Manchester Arena blast: 19 dead and about 50 hurt

Manchester Arena blast: 19 dead and about 50 hurt

Media captionManchester Arena incident after Ariana Grande concert Nineteen people have been killed and about 50 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena. Police were called to reports of an explosion at the venue at about 22:35 BST following a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande. The cause of the blast […]

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 […]

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