Finsbury Park suspect Darren Osborne’s family ‘in shock’

Media captionFootage shows the suspected attacker being tackled before police arrive The family of a man arrested after a terror attack near a north London mosque say they are “shocked” and “devastated”. Father-of-four Darren Osborne was held after a van hit Muslims after evening prayers in Finsbury Park. They had been helping a man who […]

Portugal forest fire: 12 survive by hiding in a water tank

Media captionDrone footage shows burnt-out cars in the Pedrógão Grande area Twelve people survived one of Portugal’s deadliest fires by seeking refuge in a water tank after access to their village was cut off by the blaze. The residents, including a disabled 95-year-old woman, spent more than six hours in the tank as the fire […]

Champs-Elysees attack car ‘had guns and gas’ – Paris police

Media captionArmed police placed a security cordon at the Champs-Élysées A car deliberately hit a police van before bursting into flames on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in central Paris, police officials say. The driver, who was on a security watchlist, died in the incident. Police found a Kalashnikov rifle, handguns and gas bottles in the […]

Brexit negotiations: Barnier rules out ‘concessions’

Media captionBrexit Secretary David Davis “determined optimist” after day one The EU’s chief negotiator said there would be “substantial” consequences from Brexit after the first round of talks with the UK. Michel Barnier said he was “not in the frame of mind to make concessions or ask for concessions”. UK Brexit Secretary David Davis said […]

Croatia football captain Modric faces perjury inquiry

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is accused of lying during his former manager’s trial Croatian authorities have launched an investigation into the captain of the national football team, Luka Modric. The midfielder, who also plays for Real Madrid, is suspected of making false statements at the tax […]

France polls: Macron’s party wins clear parliamentary majority

Image copyright EPA Image caption Emmanuel Macron was seen voting earlier in Le Touquet French President Emmanuel Macron’s party has won a clear parliamentary majority, results show, weeks after his own presidential victory. With nearly all votes counted, his La République en Marche, alongside its MoDem allies, won more than 300 seats in the 577-seat […]

Macron’s party set for parliamentary majority, polls show

Image copyright EPA Image caption Emmanuel Macron was seen voting earlier in Le Touquet French President Emmanuel Macron’s party is on track for a parliamentary majority, exit polls suggest, weeks after his presidential victory. Two polls have his La République en Marche, alongside its MoDem allies, winning between 355 and 425 seats in the 577-seat […]

Portugal forest fires: Three days of mourning for 61 victims

Media captionGareth Roberts: ‘You could hear the roar of the fire coming… we just sat and waited to die’ Portugal has declared three days of mourning for the 61 victims of one of the country’s deadliest forest fires. Four children are among the victims, many of whom were found dead inside their cars as they […]

Portugal fire survivor: ‘I should have died’

Media captionGareth Roberts: ‘You could hear the roar of the fire coming… we just sat and waited to die’ A wildfire in central Portugal, apparently started by a lightning strike in dry conditions, has claimed dozens of lives. One of those lucky to survive was Gareth Roberts, 36, who is originally from Colne in Lancashire […]

Airbus unveils ‘more efficient’ A380 jumbo

Image copyright PIGEYRE Pascal – MasterFilms Image caption Airbus says its new wing design will improve aerodynamics Airbus has unveiled an upgraded version of the world’s biggest passenger jet, promising greater fuel efficiency and room for more seats. The A380Plus, which was unveiled ahead of the Paris Airshow, boasts a new wing design intended to […]

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