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Torso found in Copenhagen waters matches DNA of missing Swedish journalist

23 Aug

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Kim Wall: Headless body identified as missing journalist

23 Aug

Image copyright Tom Wall Image caption Kim Wall was researching a feature about submarines before she disappeared A headless torso found in waters off Denmark has been identified as missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, Danish police say. There was a “DNA match between [the] torso and Kim Wall”, Copenhagen police said on Twitter. Ms Wall […]

Barcelona attack: Suspects ‘planned to hit key monuments’

23 Aug

Media captionThe four suspects were transferred to a Madrid jail on Monday night The cell behind the Barcelona van attack had planned to use explosives against monuments including the city’s famous Sagrada Familia church, a suspect has told a Madrid court. Mohamed Houli Chemlal is one of four surviving suspects who gave evidence. He and […]

Barcelona attack: Suspects ‘planned to hit key monuments’

23 Aug

Media captionThe four suspects were transferred to a Madrid jail on Monday night The cell behind the Barcelona van attack had planned to use explosives against monuments including the city’s famous Sagrada Familia church, a suspect has told a Madrid court. Mohamed Houli Chemlal is one of four surviving suspects who gave evidence. He and […]

Barcelona suspect admits group was planning larger attack in Spain

22 Aug

An alleged member of an Islamist group that carried out the Barcelona van attack told a Spanish court on Tuesday that the group had been planning a much bigger attack on monuments using explosives, a judicial source said. The testimony to Spain’s High Court came from Mohamed Houli Chemlal, who was arrested after being hurt […]

Italian tourist island of Ischia hit by deadly quake

22 Aug

An earthquake hit the tourist-packed Italian holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, killing at least two people, injuring dozens of others and leaving two young brothers trapped in the rubble. Emergency crews found a baby boy called Pasquale alive in the wreckage of a collapsed building hours after the quake, and said they had […]

Barcelona attack: Suspects ‘planned to hit key monuments’

22 Aug

Media captionThe four suspects were transferred to a Madrid jail on Monday night The cell behind the Barcelona van attack had planned to use explosives against monuments including the city’s famous Sagrada Familia church, a suspect has told a Madrid court. Mohamed Houli Chemlal is one of four surviving suspects who gave evidence. The group’s […]

Kim Wall: Unidentified torso ‘deliberately mutilated’

22 Aug

Image copyright Tom Wall Image caption Kim Wall (pictured) was researching a feature about submarines before she disappeared A headless and limbless corpse found in waters off Denmark was deliberately mutilated, say Copenhagen police. But they say it is still too early to say whether it is the remains of Swedish journalist Kim Wall. She […]

Ischia earthquake: Last of three brothers freed from rubble

22 Aug

Media captionThe moment a baby is rescued from the rubble Rescuers have freed the last of three brothers who were trapped under rubble after a deadly earthquake on the Italian holiday island of Ischia. The fire service confirmed they had rescued the 11-year-old at 14:12 local time (12:12 GMT) on Tuesday. The youngest brother, a […]

Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge

22 Aug

Media captionThe four suspects were transferred to a Madrid jail on Monday night Four men accused of belonging to the cell behind the terror attacks in and around Barcelona last week are appearing at the high court in Madrid. The judge questioning them is deciding what charges to press over the vehicle attacks that left […]