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France votes for new president amid high security

France votes for new president amid high security

Image copyright AFP / Getty Images Image caption About 50,000 police and 7,000 soldiers are being deployed across the country Voters are going to the polls in France to choose their next president, amid high security following a deadly attack on Paris police three days ago. About 50,000 police and 7,000 soldiers are being deployed […]

Paris Champs Elysees attack: ‘Angry Police Wives’ protest against violence

Paris Champs Elysees attack: ‘Angry Police Wives’ protest against violence

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The Angry Police Wives are marching in support of police More than 100 wives and partners of police have protested in Paris against attacks on police following the killing of an officer on the Champs Elysees. The Angry Police Wives group marched through the city two days after Xavier JugelĂ© […]

Paris Champs Elysees attack: ‘Angry Police Wives’ protest against violence

Paris Champs Elysees attack: ‘Angry Police Wives’ protest against violence

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The Angry Police Wives are marching in support of police More than 100 wives and partners of police have protested in Paris against attacks on police following the killing of an officer on the Champs Elysees. The Angry Police Wives group marched through the city two days after Xavier JugelĂ© […]

Germany AfD: Right-wingers set to move further right

Germany AfD: Right-wingers set to move further right

Image copyright EPA Image caption Delegates to the conference had to be escorted by police officers in riot gear The populist, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) has rejected a bid by its co-leader to move the party closer to the mainstream. Frauke Petry had wanted the AfD to seek coalition with other parties and reject […]

Paris Champs Elysees attack: ‘Angry Police Wives’ protest against violence

Paris Champs Elysees attack: ‘Angry Police Wives’ protest against violence

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The Angry Police Wives are marching in support of police More than 100 wives and partners of police have protested in Paris against attacks on police following the killing of an officer on the Champs Elysees. The Angry Police Wives group marched through the city two days after Xavier Jugele […]

German riot police deployed for anti-Islam AfD conference in Cologne

German riot police deployed for anti-Islam AfD conference in Cologne

Image copyright EPA Image caption Delegates to the conference had to be escorted by police officers in riot gear Thousands of police officers have been deployed in Cologne, Germany, as thousands of left-wing protesters gather to demonstrate against an Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) party conference. The AfD, a populist right-wing and anti-Islam party, will seek […]

Michele Scarponi: Italian cyclist dies in training crash

Michele Scarponi: Italian cyclist dies in training crash

Michele Scarponi won stage one of the Tour of the Alps on Monday Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi has died aged 37 after being involved in a collision with a van during a training ride. A statement from his Astana team said the crash happened close to Scarponi’s home in Filottrano. Scarponi won the 2011 Giro […]

Play-off suspended after Nastase is sent off

Play-off suspended after Nastase is sent off

Media playback is not supported on this device Fed Cup: Play suspended as Johanna Konta leaves court in tears Romania captain Ilie Nastase was banned from the Fed Cup tie against Britain after an incident that left Johanna Konta in tears and her match suspended. In Konta’s match against Sorana Cirstea, Nastase was sent off […]

Russian MP Seleznev incensed after son jailed in US

Russian MP Seleznev incensed after son jailed in US

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Valery Seleznev says his son was “abducted” A member of the Russian parliament is outraged after his son was handed down a sentence of 27 years in prison for computer hacking crimes in the US. Roman Valeryevich Seleznev, 32, was convicted in August for stealing credit card data from […]

Paris shooting: Gunman was ‘focus of anti-terror’ probe

Paris shooting: Gunman was ‘focus of anti-terror’ probe

Media captionSee how events in Paris unfolded The gunman who shot dead a policeman in Paris on Thursday has been identified from papers left in his car, but French officials are yet to release his name. Local media say the 39-year-old lived in the city’s suburbs, and had been seen as a potential Islamist radical. […]

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