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Manchester attack: Police hunt 'network' behind bomber

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:50:13 GMT

A seventh person is arrested in the UK over the arena attack, as pictures emerge appearing to show the bomber's detonator and backpack.

Trump in Brussels for 'tough' Nato talks amid protests

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:34:36 GMT

The US president has previously criticised Nato members for not meeting spending targets.

Migrant crisis: Mediterranean rescue as 34 drown

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:22:11 GMT

Rescuers tell of a frantic mission to save about 200 people who fell from a packed boat off Libya.

Spain to open 'stolen' baby archives

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:09:49 GMT

MEPs secured the agreement after travelling to Spain to probe claims of babies being stolen at birth.

Messi's Spanish jail sentence for tax fraud to stand

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:04:12 GMT

A Spanish court confirms a 21-month sentence, but the Barcelona footballer is unlikely to go to prison.

Man Utd win Europa League

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:13:58 GMT

Manchester United beat Ajax to win the Europa League and reach next season's Champions League on an emotional night in Stockholm.

Macron ally Richard Ferrand under fire over property deal

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:11:12 GMT

Richard Ferrand faces allegations in the press as the new government prepares an anti-corruption bill.

Stalin's grandson who rejected dictator's name dies at 75

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:40:50 GMT

Russian theatre director Alexander Burdonsky, who was born Alexander Stalin, dies of cancer aged 75.

Ikea unpacks Jesper Brodin as new chief executive

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:02:17 GMT

Flatpack furniture giant's Sweden boss will move up to a global role in September.

Birmingham University to open campus in the Gulf

Wed, 24 May 2017 08:40:15 GMT

There are now more than 240 international campuses as universities take their brands to a global market.

Ex-Anglo bank chief FitzPatrick cleared of fraud

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:06:02 GMT

A judge tells Sean FitzPatrick he is 'free to go' after the longest criminal trial in Irish history.

Family contests 101-year-old's wedding to former maid

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:59:28 GMT

The children of a Portuguese centenarian say his new wife - for decades his maid - is after his money.

German schools get tough Prince Harry English exam changed

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:33:52 GMT

Germany changes a "difficult" school English exam, said to include Prince Harry "mumbling".

Antiques revealed to be hidden treasure

Mon, 22 May 2017 14:07:58 GMT

A £10 diamond ring expected to fetch £350,000 at auction isn't the first car boot sale surprise..

Manchester explosion: Witnesses share their stories

Tue, 23 May 2017 05:19:24 GMT

Powerful stories from people who were at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Migrant rescued from ship's rudder by Italy coastguard

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:10:22 GMT

Italy's coastguard pull a man to safety after he was left clinging to a ship's rudder in the Mediterranean.

Russian faithful flock to St Nicholas relics

Mon, 22 May 2017 15:12:53 GMT

Crowds of Moscow pilgrims queue to see the relics of St Nicholas, sent on loan from Bari in Italy.

Turkey's first LGBTI choir sings for tolerance

Sat, 20 May 2017 23:46:29 GMT

How Turkey's first LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) choir aims to help overcome homophobia.

Following the rules

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:05:40 GMT

Mrs Trump wore a veil to the Vatican - but what are the rules for a meeting with a pope?

Missing mystery

Tue, 23 May 2017 01:06:23 GMT

Briton Tom Stewart went missing in Malta a year ago, fleeing a hospital without money or a passport.

Too big to fail?

Sun, 21 May 2017 00:17:29 GMT

Croatia has only 4m people, and 60,000 work for the company that owns 1,000 supermarkets.

Fair shares?

Sun, 21 May 2017 00:04:00 GMT

The Nordic country's reputation for gender equality is not all it's made out to be.

Christian healing

Sat, 20 May 2017 00:27:02 GMT

Russians will soon celebrate the arrival of bone fragments of St Nicholas in a special casket from Italy.

German police raid Daimler offices

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:30:11 GMT

Eleven sites belonging to the Mercedes-Benz owners are searched by 230 police officers.

Apple and Nokia to 'co-operate' after settling patent row

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:03:54 GMT

The two technology firms have ended a dispute over the use of Nokia's patents.