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Barcelona attack: Spain terror cell had 120 gas canisters

Barcelona attack: Spain terror cell had 120 gas canisters

Image copyright EPA Image caption Police say the wrecked house in Alcanar is a focal point of the investigation A 12-strong terror cell that carried out two attacks in Spain this week had collected 120 gas canisters and was planning to use them in vehicle attacks, Spanish police say. Canisters were found at a house […]

Barcelona attack: Royals attend special Mass for victims

Barcelona attack: Royals attend special Mass for victims

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The king and queen meet Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (L) at the Mass King Felipe and Queen Letizia are attending Barcelona’s famous Sagrada Familia to mourn the 14 people killed in vehicle attacks in Catalonia. Police are still hunting the driver of a van that killed 13 at […]

Barcelona attack: Government says terror cell dismantled

Barcelona attack: Government says terror cell dismantled

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, has emerged as the main suspect in the Barcelona attack The terror cell behind the attack in Barcelona that left 13 people dead has been dismantled, Spain’s Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido says. “The cell has been fully dismantled in Barcelona, after examining the people who died, […]

Finland killings: Knifeman ‘targeted women in Turku terror attack’

Finland killings: Knifeman ‘targeted women in Turku terror attack’

Media caption“We won’t ever give in”: Defiant message from eyewitness Anttoni Numminen Police in Finland say a knifeman who killed two people in the south-western city of Turku on Friday appeared to choose women as targets. They are treating the attack as a terrorist incident. The suspect, arrested after being shot by police, is an […]

Band halts gig after fan is groped

Band halts gig after fan is groped

The Architects interrupted their gig in Amsterdam on Friday after the lead singer claimed he saw a fan being groped. Sam Carter said: “I saw a girl, a woman, crowd surfing over here. I’m not going to point out who but I saw you grab at her boob.” The British metalcore band from Brighton told […]

Russia knife attacker wounds seven in Surgut

Russia knife attacker wounds seven in Surgut

Image copyright EPA Seven people have been wounded in a knife attack in the Russian city of Surgut, security sources say. The man, who apparently stabbed passers-by on the street at random, was shot dead by police. The injured have been taken to hospital, where two are in a critical condition, the state-owned RIA Novosti […]

Woman raped by Roman Polanski asks for ‘mercy’ to end case

Woman raped by Roman Polanski asks for ‘mercy’ to end case

Image copyright AFP/ Getty Image caption Roman Polanski (R) raped Samantha Geimer in 1977 A court in Los Angeles has refused a plea by a sex-abuse victim of the film director Roman Polanski to have the 40 year-old rape case dismissed. Samantha Geimer, who is now 54, had told the Los Angeles Superior Court she […]

Barcelona attack key suspect Moussa Oukabir confirmed dead

Barcelona attack key suspect Moussa Oukabir confirmed dead

The key suspect in Thursday’s Barcelona attack, Moussa Oukabir, has been named as one of five men killed by police in the other attack site, Cambrils. Police had earlier said they were searching for Oukabir and three other men, but only one remains unaccounted for. Four suspects have been arrested. Thirteen people were killed when […]

Finland stabbings: Two dead and suspect shot in Turku

Finland stabbings: Two dead and suspect shot in Turku

Image copyright AFP Image caption The attack was over in a matter of minutes Two people have been killed and at least six others wounded in a stabbing in Turku in south-west Finland, say police. Police, who were on the scene within minutes, shot the suspected attacker and arrested him. He has been taken into […]

Turkey’s Erdogan says German leaders are enemies

Turkey’s Erdogan says German leaders are 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. […]

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