Category Archives: Europe

Football boss 'sorry' for gun incident The president of Greek club PAOK Salonika has apologised after he came on to the pitch with a gun during his side’s match on Sunday. Ivan Savvidis had a gun in a holster when he entered...

By on Mar 14th, 2018

Afghan sisters deported from Austria after landmark EU ruling Two Afghan sisters who lost a landmark asylum case at the European Union’s top court have been deported from Austria, aid agencies say. Khadija and Zainab Jafari and their...

By on Mar 14th, 2018

UK spy poisoning response deadline passes The deadline set by the UK government for Moscow to explain how a Russian-made nerve agent was used to poison a former double agent has passed. Focus now shifts to what steps Theresa May will take...

By on Mar 14th, 2018

Spanish boy Gabriel Cruz 'strangled' on the day he went missing An eight-year-old boy, whose disappearance received nationwide attention in Spain, was strangled on the same day he went missing, local media quote an autopsy as saying. The...

By on Mar 12th, 2018

Russian spy: Highly likely Moscow behind attack, says Theresa May Media playback is unsupported on your device Former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia, Theresa...

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Football boss invades pitch with gun The Greek Super League has been indefinitely suspended after PAOK Salonika’s president invaded the pitch with a gun during a match on Sunday. Ivan Savvidis tried to confront the referee with a...

By on Mar 12th, 2018

Trump-Russia: Putin criticised for Jew election meddling comments The Russian president faces a backlash after suggesting minority groups, including Jews, may be responsible for meddling in the 2016 US election. Vladimir Putin made the comments...

By on Mar 12th, 2018

Givenchy, French fashion icon, dies aged 91 French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, who created famous looks for Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died at the age of 91. His partner Philippe Venet, a former haute couture designer,...

By on Mar 12th, 2018

Lone attacker killed at Iranian ambassador residence in Vienna An unknown attacker armed with a knife was shot and killed by soldiers guarding the Iranian ambassador’s residence in Vienna. One guard suffered a cut to the upper arm during...

By on Mar 12th, 2018

Putin ordered plane to be downed in 2014 Russia’s President Putin ordered the shooting down of a passenger plane that was reportedly carrying a bomb and targeting the opening of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, he says in a new film. In...

By on Mar 12th, 2018