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Turkey crowd taunts coup suspects at mass trial near Ankara

Turkey crowd taunts coup suspects at mass trial near Ankara

Media captionSenior officers were marched past an angry crowd Turkey has marched dozens of coup suspects past a hostile crowd at the start of their trial near Ankara. Most of the 221 suspects are high-ranking military officers, accused of trying to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last July. Ex-air force commander Akin Ozturk was the […]

Cyril Hanouna: French host humiliated gay men on live TV

Cyril Hanouna: French host humiliated gay men on live TV

Image copyright C8 Image caption Mr Hanouna tricked those he spoke to into revealing their sexual fantasies A record number of people have complained after a French TV presenter posted a spoof ad on a gay dating website and made fun of people who responded live on air. Cyril Hanouna used a feminine tone of […]

EU’s Barnier refuses to imagine UK Brexit talks walkout

EU’s Barnier refuses to imagine UK Brexit talks walkout

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michel Barnier spoke of seeking a new partnership between the UK and EU The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said he does not want to consider the chance that talks on the UK’s exit from the EU could collapse. He was speaking after his UK counterpart, David […]

Nicky Hayden: Ex-MotoGP champion dies after collision

Nicky Hayden: Ex-MotoGP champion dies after collision

Nicky Hayden won the Moto GP championship in 2006 Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has died aged 35, five days after being involved in a crash while cycling. The American collided with a car on the Rimini coastline in Italy on Wednesday, 17 May. He suffered “serious cerebral damage” and had been in the intensive […]

Turkey opens mass trial of coup suspects near Ankara

Turkey opens mass trial of coup suspects near Ankara

Media captionSenior officers were marched past an angry crowd Turkey has marched dozens of coup suspects past a hostile crowd at the start of their trial near Ankara. Most of the 221 suspects are high-ranking military officers, accused of trying to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last July. Ex-air force commander Akin Ozturk was the […]

NBA star Enes Kanter’s passport cancelled by native Turkey

NBA star Enes Kanter’s passport cancelled by native Turkey

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Kanter is a centre for the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team An NBA basketball player from Turkey, Enes Kanter, has been stopped at a Romanian airport, after Turkey cancelled his passport. Kanter, an Oklahoma City Thunder star, posted a video on Twitter saying this was due to his political […]

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flowers were heaped at the scene of the shooting on the Champs Elysees French police have charged a man with terrorism offences after his DNA was found on the gun used to shoot dead a police officer in Paris last month, judicial sources say. The 23-year-old, who was not named, […]

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flowers were heaped at the scene of the shooting on the Champs Elysees French police have charged a man with terrorism offences after his DNA was found on the gun used to shoot dead a police officer in Paris last month, judicial sources say. The 23-year-old, who was not named, […]

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flowers were heaped at the scene of the shooting on the Champs Elysees French police have charged a man with terrorism offences after his DNA was found on the gun used to shoot dead a police officer in Paris last month, judicial sources say. The 23-year-old, who was not named, […]

Greece adopts more austerity measures in bailout bid

Greece adopts more austerity measures in bailout bid

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Petrol bombs were thrown at police outside parliament in Athens Greece’s parliament has approved a new package of austerity measures needed to release the next instalment of its multi-billion-dollar bailout. The tax rises and further cuts to pensions were sought by Greece’s foreign creditors. As MPs voted, anti-austerity protesters […]