Italian populist Salvini sparks row over counting Roma

Italian populist Salvini sparks row over counting Roma

Image copyright EPA Image caption Matteo Salvini has campaigned in the past for Roma camps to be bulldozed Italy’s right-wing populist Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini, has prompted a new outcry by saying he wants a census of the Roma community that would lead to non-Italians being deported. After a chorus of criticism he said his […]

Sweden shooting: Three dead in Malmo cafe attack

Sweden shooting: Three dead in Malmo cafe attack

Image copyright AFP Image caption The motive for the attack was unclear although at least one of the victims is thought to have been known to police A shooting at an internet cafe in the southern Swedish city of Malmo has claimed the lives of three men. Several others were wounded in the centre of […]

Trump wades into German migration row

Trump wades into German migration row

Image copyright Reuters US President Donald Trump has attacked the German government’s approach to immigration, as he comes under pressure over his own crackdown on migrants. Mr Trump said German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition looked “tenuous”. Mrs Merkel is in the middle of a serious domestic row after defending her government’s immigration policy. Meanwhile, Mr […]

Audi chief Rupert Stadler arrested in diesel emissions probe

Audi chief Rupert Stadler arrested in diesel emissions probe

Image copyright EPA The chief executive of German carmaker Audi, Rupert Stadler, has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the diesel emissions scandal. A spokesman for Volkswagen, which owns Audi, confirmed he was being held. Munich prosecutors said they had acted because of a risk that Mr Stadler might seek to suppress evidence. […]

Dutch PinkPop festival: Man held over hit-and-run death

Dutch PinkPop festival: Man held over hit-and-run death

Image copyright EPA Image caption The collision occurred hours after the three-day festival had come to an end A man has handed himself in to police after a van ploughed into a group of people near a Dutch music festival, killing one of them. The 35-year-old man who died in the early hours of Monday […]

Napoleon’s Waterloo hat goes under hammer

Napoleon’s Waterloo hat goes under hammer

Image copyright AFP Image caption Napoleon was well known for his “bicorne” (two-pointed) hats A military hat belonging to Napoleon, said to have been salvaged from the battlefield after his 1815 defeat at Waterloo, is due to be auctioned in Lyon later on Monday. The former French emperor was renowned for his “bicorne” hats, so-called […]

Royal wedding 2018: Meghan’s dad reveals tears over big day

Royal wedding 2018: Meghan’s dad reveals tears over big day

Media captionThomas Markle on missing wedding and talking politics with Harry The Duchess of Sussex’s father, Thomas Markle, has revealed his daughter cried when he told her he would not be attending her wedding to Prince Harry. He also expressed his disappointment at not walking her down the aisle. “I’m a footnote to the greatest […]

Macedonia name dispute: PMs watch as ministers sign ‘historic’ deal

Macedonia name dispute: PMs watch as ministers sign ‘historic’ deal

Image copyright AFP Image caption Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (right) met Zoran Zaev near the border between the two countries Greece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decades-long dispute over Macedonia’s name. Under the agreement, Greece’s neighbour will be known as North Macedonia. Greek PM Alexis Tsipras said it […]

Macedonia name dispute: PMs watch as ministers sign ‘historic’ deal

Macedonia name dispute: PMs watch as ministers sign ‘historic’ deal

Image copyright AFP Image caption Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (right) met Zoran Zaev near the border between the two countries Greece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decades-long dispute over Macedonia’s name. Under the agreement, Greece’s neighbour will be known as North Macedonia. Greek PM Alexis Tsipras said it […]

Macedonia name dispute: PMs watch as ministers sign ‘historic’ deal

Macedonia name dispute: PMs watch as ministers sign ‘historic’ deal

Image copyright AFP Image caption Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (right) met Zoran Zaev near the border between the two countries Greece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decades-long dispute over Macedonia’s name. Under the agreement, Greece’s neighbour will be known as North Macedonia. Greek PM Alexis Tsipras said it […]

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