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France: Women injured in hammer attack

France: Women injured in hammer attack

France: Women injured in hammer attack 15 September 2017 From the section Europe A man is on the run after injuring two women with a hammer in Chalon-sur-Saône, in eastern France. They women were allegedly assaulted, about 15 minutes apart, by a man just before midday...
Mugabe's wife accuses model of knife attack

Mugabe's wife accuses model of knife attack

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has denied whipping a South African model with a piece of electrical cord. The 52-year-old wife of president Robert Mugabe also accused Gabriella Engels of attacking her with a knife and being “intoxicated and...

New drug could cut heart attack and cancer deaths

A new drug that could help reduce the risk of heart attacks and cut cancer deaths has been hailed as an “exciting” breakthrough. Canakinumab, an anti-inflammatory, was used in a trial involving more than 10,000 patients, all of whom have had a heart attack...
Barcelona attack: German woman dies in hospital

Barcelona attack: German woman dies in hospital

Barcelona attack: German woman dies in hospital 27 August 2017 From the section Europe Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe sister of two terrorist suspects has condemned the attacks in Spain A German woman, 51, has died of injuries sustained...
Spain suspects on CCTV hours before attack

Spain suspects on CCTV hours before attack

Three suspects shot dead in Spain during a terror attack last week were filmed on a petrol station’s CCTV just hours before their deaths. According to Catalan daily Ara, the suspects visited the same gas station four times on the day of attacks in Barcelona and...

Terror suspect: 'Bigger attack was planned'

A man accused of being involved in the terror crashes in Spain has told a court a bigger attack was planned, according to judicial sources. Mohamed Houli Chemlal, an alleged member of the terror cell that orchestrated the attacks, reportedly confessed to police and a...
Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge

Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge

Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge 22 August 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright EPA Image caption Mohamed Houli Chemlal is one of four attack suspects still alive – eight have been killed, the last holding out in a vineyard on Monday Four...
Barcelona attack: Man shot dead in hunt for suspect

Barcelona attack: Man shot dead in hunt for suspect

Barcelona attack: Man shot dead in hunt for suspect 21 August 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Police hunting the chief suspect in last Thursday’s Barcelona van attack have shot dead a man in an area to the west of the city who appeared to be...
Finnish police question terror attack suspect

Finnish police question terror attack suspect

Finnish police have carried out raids and questioned the main suspect of the knife attack in Turku on Friday that killed two people. Police earlier said that the 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker was refusing to answer questions but it has now emerged that they have...

Eight hurt in knife attack in Russia

Eight people have been injured after a knifeman attacked pedestrians in the street in the Russian city of Surgut. The perpetrator was then shot dead by a police patrol, it is believed. “A man was running along the main streets stabbing people”, the TASS...
Two dead and six injured in Finland knife attack

Two dead and six injured in Finland knife attack

Two people have been killed and six others injured in a knife attack in the Finnish city of Turku. A man suspected of being the attacker was shot in the leg and arrested, police said. He is being treated in hospital. Finnish broadcaster YLE said several people were...
Barcelona attack: 13 dead and 100 wounded

Barcelona attack: 13 dead and 100 wounded

Thirteen people have been killed and more than 100 wounded when a van drove though crowds on a historic promenade in Barcelona. The attack happened shortly after 5pm local time on Thursday when a white Fiat van tore through Las Ramblas, a major tourist attraction. It...
Hunt for van driver after Barcelona attack

Hunt for van driver after Barcelona attack

Police are hunting the driver of a van that drove into a crowd in Barcelona, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 100. The white van mounted the pavement of Las Ramblas, the main tourist area in the city, and hit dozens of people on Thursday afternoon....
Who are the Barcelona attack suspects?

Who are the Barcelona attack suspects?

Police have made two arrests after a van drove through crowds down Barcelona’s famous tree-lined Las Ramblas boulevard, killing 13 people and injuring at least 100 others. :: Barcelona terror attack: What we know so far One of the men detained is the named...
'A black day': World leaders react to attack

'A black day': World leaders react to attack

Leaders from Spain and around the world have offered their condolences to victims of the Barcelona attack – condemning the terrorists responsible. In a strongly worded statement, the Spanish royal family described the attackers as “assassins… criminals who...
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