• 22 March 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police stepped in to break up the brawl on Alexanderplatz in Berlin city centre More than 100 police officers were deployed to break up a mass brawl reportedly organised by two rival YouTube stars in Berlin. The fight broke out on Thursday evening on Alexanderplatz square in the German capital, police said, adding that nine people were...

  • 22 March 2019 Related TopicsFrance yellow vest protests Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters in Paris lit fires and vandalised buildings as violence flared last weekend. French police have banned "yellow vest" protesters from the Champs-Élysées in Paris on Saturday after rioters destroyed businesses last week.The government has warned that it intends...

  • 22 March 2019 Related TopicsUtrecht tram shooting Image copyright EPA Image caption The threat level was temporarily raised to its highest level after the shooting A man has admitted to killing three people on a tram in Utrecht and said he acted alone, Dutch prosecutors say. Turkish-born Gokmen Tanis, 37, wounded five others and was arrested on Monday after a city-wide manhunt.A judge on Friday...

  • 22 March 2019 Image copyright AFP Image caption Ms Fadil told her brother and lawyer she thought she had been poisoned Initial tests on Imane Fadil, a 33-year-old Moroccan model who died in hospital in Milan, appear to have ruled out claims that she suffered from radioactive poisoning.Investigators are trying to find out what led to the model's death, after prosecutors said there were "several...

  • 22 March 2019 comments Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Reuters Brexit's fate is "in the hands of our British friends" after EU leaders agreed to delay the departure date by at least two weeks, says Donald Tusk.If MPs approve Theresa May's withdrawal deal next week, Brexit would be delayed from 29 March until 22 May.But if they do not, the UK has until 12 April to come up with a new...

  • 21 March 2019 Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright PA Image caption Queues of lorries left residents near the Port of Dover unable to get out to buy basic supplies in 2015 The boss of the UK's busiest port has warned people travelling to the European mainland in the run-up to Brexit to be prepared for disruption.Dover Harbour Board chief executive Doug Bannister told the BBC families should...

  • 21 March 2019 Related TopicsUtrecht tram shooting Image copyright EPA Image caption Thierry Baudet is a critic of the EU and of the Netherlands' immigration policies The governing centre-right coalition in the Netherlands has lost its senate majority after a populist party surged in provincial elections.The anti-immigration Forum for Democracy is set to win most votes and have as many seats in...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright AFP Two car thieves were arrested outside a French police station after being lured there by the officer they were chasing.On Tuesday, the officer was driving home after finishing work in Ermont, north-west of Paris, when he noticed his police car was being followed.As his pursuers attempted to ram the car, he contacted colleagues at a station in Chantilly, further...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A woman handed herself in while local police launched a search of the area in Basel A seven-year-old boy has died after being stabbed on his way home from school in the Swiss city of Basel.Prosecutors said a 75-year-old Swiss woman was arrested after she turned herself in for the "terrible" attack on Thursday afternoon.The primary school...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright Spanish national police Image caption Spanish police led the operation that resulted in the IPTV services being shut down Police raids across Europe have broken up a sophisticated operation that pirated and resold net-based TV (IPTV) channels.Five people have been arrested and dozens of servers shut down as a result of raids in Spain, Denmark and the UK.The IPTV...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is the only person to have been convicted of the 1988 bombing Five former members of the Stasi, the intelligence service in communist East Germany, have been questioned over the Lockerbie bombing.The state prosecutor in Frankfurt has confirmed the five were spoken to at the request of authorities in Scotland.It is...

  • 21 March 2019 Image copyright AFP Image caption Ramy, 13, is being credited with calling for help and preventing a tragedy One of the children caught up in an attack on a school bus in Italy is being hailed by his classmates for saving everyone on board.The bus driver allegedly hijacked the vehicle and its 51 schoolchildren near Milan, then set it on fire.Children interviewed by Italian media...

  • 21 March 2019 Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Getty Images The UK could be offered a Brexit delay to 22 May on the condition MPs approve the PM's deal next week, a draft European Council document says.EU leaders are still in discussions in Brussels over the UK's request to postpone the 29 March exit date by three months.However there have been reports that an extension could be offered...

  • 20 March 2019 Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump Jr said an anti-establishment movement was behind both Brexit and his father's election The current deadlock over Brexit and possible delay to the UK's planned leaving date of 29 March suggests democracy in the UK is "all but dead", Donald Trump Jr has claimed.Mr Trump Jr, who is the US president's son but...

  • 20 March 2019 Image copyright RTÉ Image caption The Supreme Court in Dublin upheld previous judgements A man described as the world's "biggest facilitator of child pornography," has had his challenge against extradition to the US dismissed.Eric Eoin Marques, of Mountjoy Square in Dublin, appeared before Ireland's Supreme Court on Wednesday.He has Irish and US citizenship.He is wanted by...

  • 20 March 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mette Abildgaard's Facebook post garnered more than 1,000 comments A Danish MP has spoken out after being told to remove her baby from the parliament's chamber.Mette Abildgaard said it was the first time she had brought her five-month-old daughter to work, as her father could not step in to take care of her. Pia Kjaersgaard, parliament...

  • 20 March 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Alphabet's Google remains a dominant force in online advertising Google has been hit with a €1.49bn (£1.28bn) fine from the EU for blocking rival online search advertisers.It is the third EU fine for the search and advertising giant in two years.The case accuses Google of abusing its market dominance by restricting third-party...

  • 20 March 2019 Related TopicsThe Holocaust Image copyright Reuters Image caption Auschwitz Memorial called on people to "respect" the memory of those killed Auschwitz Memorial, which preserves the site of the former Nazi death camp, has called on visitors to stop posing for pictures on its railway tracks.In a post on Twitter, the memorial shared images of people balancing on the train lines and...

  • 20 March 2019 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionConcentration camp survivor: "The only thing he deserves"A UN court has rejected an appeal by Bosnian Serb former leader Radovan Karadzic and increased his sentence to life in prison.The tribunal on Wednesday ruled that his initial sentence was too light.In 2016 Karadzic, 73, was found guilty of genocide and war crimes by a...

  • 20 March 2019 Related TopicsEurope migrant crisis Image copyright EPA Image caption The bus crashed into three other vehicles before the driver eventually got out A bus carrying 51 schoolchildren has allegedly been hijacked by its driver and set alight near Milan in Italy.The children, some of them tied up, were rescued through smashed windows at the back of the bus and no-one was badly hurt....