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 […]

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 London mosque say they are “shocked” and “devastated”. Father-of-four Darren Osborne, 47, was held on suspicion of attempted murder and alleged terror offences after a van hit Muslims in Finsbury Park. They […]

Portugal fire: Soaring temperatures threaten firefighting effort

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Many people have lost their homes to the flames Soaring temperatures threaten efforts to bring a raging forest fire in Portugal under control, officials say. The week’s highest temperatures of around 38C (100F) are expected on Tuesday and together with windy conditions could reignite fires already quelled. Civil protection officials […]

Barclays charged with fraud in Qatar case

Image copyright Reuters Barclays PLC and four former executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance. The Serious Fraud Office charges come at the end of a five-year investigation and relate to the bank’s fundraising at the height of 2008’s financial crisis. Former chief executive John Varley […]

Carmakers call for transitional EU deal

Image copyright Getty Images The government must secure a transitional Brexit deal to protect the future of the UK car industry, a trade group has said. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said Britain was highly unlikely to reach a final agreement with the EU by the March 2019 deadline. That meant carmakers […]

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 London mosque say they are “shocked” and “devastated”. Father-of-four Darren Osborne, 47, was held on suspicion of attempted murder and alleged terror offences after a van hit Muslims in Finsbury Park. They […]

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 […]

Finsbury Park attack: Theresa May condemns ‘sickening’ terror attack

Media captionFootage shows the suspected attacker being tackled to the ground before the police arrive A terror attack near a London mosque is “every bit as sickening” as others in recent weeks, Theresa May says. A man drove a van into worshippers close to Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park as they were gathered to […]

Finsbury Park attack: Theresa May condemns ‘sickening’ terror attack

Media captionFootage shows the suspected attacker being tackled to the ground before the police arrive Prime Minister Theresa May says the terror attack near a north London mosque is “every bit as sickening” as recent ones to hit the UK. She was speaking after a man died and 10 people were injured when a man […]

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

Image copyright EPA Image caption Many residents were left stranded as the fire blocked roads 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 […]