British papers identify man held for driving into Houses of Parliament barrier

Salih Khater is a shop manager living in Birmingham, who moved to the UK about five years ago

Rescuers search for survivors after deadly bridge collapse in Italy

The incident is the latest in a string of bridge collapses, Italy is prone to seismic activity, but its infrastructure is also showing the effects of a ...

Man held for terrorism after three hurt in parliament crash

The male suspect, who has yet to be identified, is in custody and is not co-operating with London police

Italian highway bridge collapses killing at least 30

The bridge, near the port city of Genoa, collapsed from a height of 50m over a river and involved about 20 vehicles

Germany’s economy back on its feet with negative outlook ‘overdone’

Europe’s largest economy records 0.5% growth in the three months to June — better than forecast — which is a ‘testament to its domestic ...

UK unemployment drops to 43-year low but wage growth pulls back

The jobless rate is 4% with skill shortages forcing wages up; the central bank wants a return to 2% inflation, which depends on the Brexit deal (if any)

Tax breaks and price cuts: how France plans to make recycling cheaper

The country also plans an increase in landfill taxes and a reduction of VAT on recycling activities

Hundreds hurt as festival boardwalk in Spain collapses

The seafront platform was jammed with people watching a rap artist in the city of Vigo

Russian aid’s plan to lift tax on mining firms leads to huge losses for bosses

In a letter to Vladimir Putin, Andrey Belousov named 14 firms that could pay more, raising as much as $7.5bn a year to help fund Putin’s spending plans

Southern Europe’s maize crop to offset the north’s drought

Europe is expected to import some grain this year, despite a reasonable maize crop in some parts

EU says second Chinese firm’s heart drug is possibly carcinogenic

There could be one extra case of cancer for every 5,000 patients who took the tainted valsartan made by Zhejiang Huahai, based on taking the highest dose every ...

Greece to lose access to cheap European Central Bank money

Greece will exit its bailout scheme soon, and the ‘waiver’ from the ECB’s minimum credit rating requirement can only be granted to countries ...

Russia vows to strike back against ‘unacceptable’ new US sanctions

The punitive measures by Washington over the nerve agent attack on a former spy in UK triggers a furious response from Moscow

Boris Johnson not off the hook for mocking Muslim women in burqas

The Conservative Party will investigate Britain’s former foreign secretary after he ridiculed Muslim women

Vienna seizes schemes’ bicycles in crackdown on competition

Authorities have seized 780 bicycles in a week as Austria effectively bans schemes that include Chinese operator Ofo and Singapore’s oBike

Turkey’s benchmark bond hits a 20% high

Turkish assets have come under fire amid heightened concern over a diplomatic spat with the US

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