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Eleven hikers killed in flash flooding in southern Italy

Eleven hikers killed in flash flooding in southern Italy

Image copyright EPA Image caption A search and rescue operation was launched after the flash flood At least 11 hikers have been killed and others are missing after flash flooding in southern Italy. They were walking in a gorge in a national park in the Calabria region when they were hit by a torrent swollen […]

Microsoft claims win over ‘Russian political hackers’

Microsoft claims win over ‘Russian political hackers’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit says it acted to block attacks by the Fancy Bear group Russian attempts to launch cyber-attacks against US conservative groups have been thwarted, Microsoft says. The software company said Russian hackers had tried to steal data from political organisations, including the International Republican Institute and […]

Ten hikers killed in flash flooding in southern Italy

Ten hikers killed in flash flooding in southern Italy

Image copyright EPA Image caption A search and rescue operation was launched after the flash flood At least 10 hikers have been killed and others are missing after flash flooding in southern Italy. The four men and four women were walking in a gorge in a national park in the Calabria region when they were […]

UK wants ‘malign’ Russia to face action

UK wants ‘malign’ Russia to face action

Image copyright PA Image caption The new foreign secretary will say the US and Europe must speak with “one voice” on Russia Europe should impose further sanctions on Russia in response to its “malign” behaviour around the world, Jeremy Hunt will say on his first visit to the US as foreign secretary this week. He […]

Chechen police kill four teenage attackers

Chechen police kill four teenage attackers

Image copyright AFP Image caption Russian investigators released this photo of a car used by two assailants Police have shot dead four teenagers who launched three attacks in and around the Chechen capital Grozny, say officials in the Russian republic. A fifth teenager detonated a bomb he was carrying in a rucksack, but survived. He […]

Eight hikers killed in flash flooding in southern Italy

Eight hikers killed in flash flooding in southern Italy

Image copyright EPA Image caption A search and rescue operation is under way At least eight hikers have been killed by flash flooding in southern Italy, officials say. The four men and four women were walking in a gorge in a national park in the Calabria region when they were hit by a stream swollen […]

Greece emerges from eurozone bailout programme

Greece emerges from eurozone bailout programme

Image copyright AFP Greece has successfully completed a three-year eurozone bailout programme designed to help it cope with the fallout from its debt crisis. For the first time in eight years, Greece is now free to borrow money on the financial markets The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) provided the country with €61.9bn (£55bn; $70.8bn) over […]

Italy bridge collapse: Genoa death toll rises to 43

Italy bridge collapse: Genoa death toll rises to 43

Image copyright EPA Image caption Although all those missing are now accounted for, the search is continuing Rescue workers in Italy have found the bodies of three more people in the wreckage of Genoa’s collapsed motorway bridge, bringing the death toll to 43. Three members of the same family recovered from a crushed car on […]

Serie A: Lazio fans call for women to be banned from ‘sacred place’

Serie A: Lazio fans call for women to be banned from ‘sacred place’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Lazio’s hardcore fans have gained a reputation for violence, racism and anti-Semitism Hardcore fans of Lazio football club in Italy have circulated a letter saying women should be banned from part of the Curva Nord of Rome’s Olympic Stadium. The Lazio ultras have gained a reputation for violence, racism and […]

EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus extradites suspect Seif al-Din Mustafa

EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus extradites suspect Seif al-Din Mustafa

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Mustafa fought extradition to his home country for more than two years An Egyptian man who hijacked a plane and diverted it to Cyprus has been deported to his home country after a two-year extradition battle. Seif al-Din Mustafa is accused of using a fake suicide belt on an […]

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