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Barcelona attack: Suspects ‘planned to hit key monuments’

Media captionThe four suspects were transferred to a Madrid jail on Monday night The cell behind the Barcelona van attack had planned to use explosives against monuments including the city’s famous Sagrada Familia church, a suspect has told a Madrid court. Mohamed Houli Chemlal is one of four surviving suspects who gave evidence. He and […]

Barcelona attack: Suspects ‘planned to hit key monuments’

Media captionThe four suspects were transferred to a Madrid jail on Monday night The cell behind the Barcelona van attack had planned to use explosives against monuments including the city’s famous Sagrada Familia church, a suspect has told a Madrid court. Mohamed Houli Chemlal is one of four surviving suspects who gave evidence. The group’s […]

Kim Wall: Unidentified torso ‘deliberately mutilated’

Image copyright Tom Wall Image caption Kim Wall (pictured) was researching a feature about submarines before she disappeared A headless and limbless corpse found in waters off Denmark was deliberately mutilated, say Copenhagen police. But they say it is still too early to say whether it is the remains of Swedish journalist Kim Wall. She […]

Barcelona attack: Suspect says bigger attack was planned

Media captionThe four suspects were transferred to a Madrid jail on Monday night One of the alleged Barcelona attack plotters has admitted a bigger attack was planned, say judicial sources. Mohamed Houli Chemlal was testifying in the Madrid high court, where the four surviving suspects are appearing. He was injured in an accidental blast that […]

Ischia earthquake: Three brothers freed from rubble

Media captionThe moment baby Pasquale 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 […]

Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge

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 men accused of belonging to the cell behind the terror attacks in and around Barcelona last week are appearing at the high court in […]

Ischia earthquake: Race to reach brothers after baby rescued

Media captionThe moment a baby is rescued from the rubble Rescuers are desperately trying to reach two brothers trapped under rubble after a deadly earthquake on the Italian holiday island of Ischia. They pulled free the boys’ seven-month-old brother at around 04:00 (02:00 GMT), several hours after the 4.0 magnitude tremor struck. At least two […]

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 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 for a […]

Brexit: UK seeks ‘close co-operation’ on legal disputes deal

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is to call for “close co-operation” with the EU to resolve cross-border legal disputes after Brexit. An agreement will be needed on how divorces, commercial disputes and consumer claims that span multiple countries are handled. Currently EU regulations specify how the appropriate court is chosen. Lawyers have warned that […]

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