Stockholm attack: Sweden holds minute’s silence for victims

Stockholm attack: Sweden holds minute’s silence for victims

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A minute of silence was held as the victims of the attack were remembered Sweden’s prime minister has told the families of the victims of Friday’s truck attack they are not alone, after the country held a minute of silence. Stefan Lofven said all of Sweden’s thoughts were with them […]

Stockholm attack: Sweden holds minute’s silence for victims

Stockholm attack: Sweden holds minute’s silence for victims

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A minute of silence was held as the victims of the attack were remembered Sweden’s prime minister has told the families of the victims of Friday’s truck attack they are not alone, after the country held a minute of silence. Stefan Lofven said all of Sweden’s thoughts were with them […]

French election: Macron vows to tackle terrorism by taking on tech companies

French election: Macron vows to tackle terrorism by taking on tech companies

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron officially kicks off his campaign in Paris French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has launched his presidential campaign with a plan to tackle terrorism by forcing internet firms to release encrypted messages. Election campaigning officially began on Monday, two weeks ahead of the first round of voting. […]

Spain mourns first female defence minister Carme Chacón

Spain mourns first female defence minister Carme Chacón

Image copyright AFP Image caption Carme Chacón drew international attention when she reviewed troops while pregnant Spain is mourning Carme Chacón, the former defence minister who died on Sunday and was famously photographed in 2008 reviewing troops in Afghanistan while seven months pregnant. Ms Chacón was found dead at her Madrid home, aged 46, after […]

Russian arrested in Spain ‘over US election hacking’

Russian arrested in Spain ‘over US election hacking’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Levashov’s arrest relates to alleged “hacking” of the US election last year Spanish police have arrested a Russian programmer for alleged involvement in “hacking” the US election, Spanish press reports have said. Pyotr Levashov, arrested on 7 April in Barcelona, has now been remanded in custody. A “legal […]

Stockholm attack: Sweden holds minute’s silence for victims

Stockholm attack: Sweden holds minute’s silence for victims

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A minute of silence was held as the victims of the attack were remembered Sweden’s prime minister has told the families of the victims of Friday’s truck attack they are not alone, after the country held a minute of silence. Stefan Lofven said all of Sweden’s thoughts were with them […]

Stockholm attack suspect was refused residency

Stockholm attack suspect was refused residency

Image copyright Swedish police Image caption Police wanted to speak to this man – a suspect matching his description was later arrested The suspect behind the Stockholm truck attack had been facing deportation and had extremist sympathies, Swedish police say. The 39-year-old Uzbek man is suspected of having driven a truck into a department store […]

Oslo police destroy ‘bomb-like device’

Oslo police destroy ‘bomb-like device’

Image copyright EPA Image caption The device was found in the central Gronland area A “bomb-like” device has been destroyed in a controlled explosion in central Oslo, police have said. Officers cordoned off a large part of the Gronland area on Saturday evening, before the bomb squad detonated the suspect device. A police spokesman said […]

Vimy Ridge centenary: Thousands of Canadians mark battle’s anniversary

Vimy Ridge centenary: Thousands of Canadians mark battle’s anniversary

Image copyright Reuters Image caption These boots symbolise fallen soldiers More than 20,000 Canadians have travelled to Europe to mark the centenary of one of the country’s defining moments – the Battle of Vimy Ridge during World War One. About 3,600 Canadians died in the battle in northern France, that began on Easter Sunday, 9 […]

Russian anger over Boris Johnson’s decision to cancel Moscow trip

Russian anger over Boris Johnson’s decision to cancel Moscow trip

Image copyright Reuters Russia has criticised Boris Johnson’s decision to scrap a planned trip to Moscow after discussions with the US. The move showed the UK has no “real influence” over world events, Russia’s foreign ministry said. Mr Johnson said events in Syria had “changed the situation fundamentally” and he would go to G7 talks […]