London tower block fire: Flames engulf Grenfell Tower

Media captionImages show the fire spreading to all floors A huge fire has raged through the night at a tower block in Latimer Road, west London, with eyewitnesses claiming people are trapped in their homes. The fire at Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate was reported at 12:54 BST and about 200 firefighters are […]

Don’t send more migrants, Rome mayor tells Italy’s government

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The number of migrants arriving in Italy by boat is rising The mayor of Rome, who is from the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, has asked Italy’s government not to send more migrants to the city. Virginia Raggi said more arrivals could exacerbate social tension. Her call follows local elections on […]

Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax evasion accusations

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cristiano Ronaldo playing for Real Madrid during the Champions League final Spanish prosecutors have accused the Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding the authorities of millions of euros in tax. The prosecutor’s office in Madrid says it has filed a lawsuit against the Portuguese player. He is accused […]

Munich shooting: Officer critically injured with police gun

Media captionThere was a heavy police presence at Unterföhring S-Bahn station in Munich A 26-year-old policewoman is fighting for her life after being shot in the head when a man grabbed a police gun at a suburban station in Munich. She shot back, wounding the gunman lightly. He is now in custody. Police said it […]

Berlin migrant jailed for fire attack on homeless man

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption All of the men linked to the attack came to Berlin as asylum seekers A young migrant who set fire to a homeless man at a Berlin underground station on Christmas Day last year has been jailed for nearly three years. The 21-year-old was among a group of seven […]