‘Wolf pack’ jailed for sex attack released by Spanish court

‘Wolf pack’ jailed for sex attack released by Spanish court

Image copyright AFP Image caption Women protesting in Pamplona after Thursday’s ruling wore red gloves in opposition to sexual abuse A Spanish court has ordered the provisional release of five men convicted of sexually assaulting a young woman during the famous San Fermin bull-running festival. All five were sentenced to nine years for sexual abuse […]

Italy warns EU partners on migrant deal ahead of summit

Italy warns EU partners on migrant deal ahead of summit

Image copyright AFP Image caption The EU is still struggling to intercept migrant boats off Libya Italy says it will not sign up to an EU plan for tackling illegal migration to Europe if it does not make help for Italy a priority. The leaders of 10 member states plan to meet in Brussels on […]

Turkish singer Hacer Tulu shot dead in nightclub

Turkish singer Hacer Tulu shot dead in nightclub

Image copyright Hacer Tulu Image caption Hacer Tulu posted a selfie on her Instagram account last month An up-and-coming Turkish singer and the owner of a nightclub have been shot dead in an attack on the club in the south-coast resort of Bodrum, local reports say. Hacer Tulu, 40, died when four men opened fire […]

World Cup 2018: Female reporter groped and kissed on air

World Cup 2018: Female reporter groped and kissed on air

Image copyright DW Espanol Image caption “This one went too far,” Gonzalez Theran said about the on-air groping incident A female reporter groped live on air at the World Cup has spoken out about harassment by sports fans. Colombian correspondent Julieth Gonzalez Theran was working for DW Espanol in Moscow when a man grabbed her […]

World Cup 2018: Spain beat Iran thanks to Diego Costa goal

World Cup 2018: Spain beat Iran thanks to Diego Costa goal

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup 2018: Iran 0-1 Spain highlights Spain edged out a gallant Iran in an absorbing contest to ensure they will reach the World Cup knockout stage with a draw in their final group game. The 2010 champions needed a fortuitous Diego Costa goal after half-time, having […]

Hungary passes ‘Stop Soros’ law banning help for migrants

Hungary passes ‘Stop Soros’ law banning help for migrants

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hungary erected fences after the big migrant influx in 2015 and few asylum seekers have been accepted The Hungarian parliament has passed new legislation that criminalises lawyers and activists who help asylum seekers. Anyone “facilitating illegal immigration” will face a year in jail. Viktor Orban’s government has dubbed the […]

EU to launch counter-tariffs against US on Friday

Image copyright Devaki Knowles Image caption The EU will target emblematic US exports such as blue jeans The European Union will launch a raft of retaliatory tariffs against US exports on Friday, a top official has said. The move comes after US President Donald Trump imposed steep duties on steel and aluminium earlier this month. […]

Italy migrants: Benetton criticised over ad campaign

Italy migrants: Benetton criticised over ad campaign

Image copyright SOS Méditerranée Image caption The photo by German charity SOS Méditerranée that is being used in Benetton’s ad campaign Italian clothing firm United Colors of Benetton has been criticised after launching a controversial advertising campaign featuring images of migrants rescued from the Mediterranean. The ads show migrants in life jackets accompanied by volunteers […]

Former Anglo boss sentenced to six years in jail

Former Anglo boss sentenced to six years in jail

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption David Drumm moved to the US in 2009 but was extradited in 2016 Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has been sentenced to six years in jail. He was sentenced on Wednesday at the Dublin Criminal Court. The ex-banker was found guilty earlier in June of authorising […]

Italian populist Salvini sparks row over counting Roma

Italian populist Salvini sparks row over counting Roma

Image copyright EPA Image caption Matteo Salvini has campaigned in the past for Roma camps to be bulldozed Italy’s right-wing populist Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini, has prompted a new outcry by saying he wants a census of the Roma community that would lead to non-Italians being deported. After a chorus of criticism he said his […]