Finsbury Park attack suspect named as Darren Osborne

Finsbury Park attack suspect named as Darren Osborne

Media playback is unsupported on your device The man arrested on suspicion of carrying out a terror attack near a north London mosque is Darren Osborne from Cardiff, the BBC understands. The father-of-four was held after a van hit Muslims who had been attending evening prayers in Finsbury Park. They had been helping a man who had collapsed. He later died but it is not clear if it was because of the attack. Mr Osborne,…

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Dortmund explosions: 'Islamist' suspect held over team bus attack

Dortmund explosions: 'Islamist' suspect held over team bus attack

German police have detained a suspect with “Islamist links” following a bomb attack on the bus of the Borussia Dortmund football team. Prosecutors also said the three explosive devices contained metal pieces. Two letters claiming the attack on Tuesday evening were being investigated, they said. Prosecutors are treating the blasts as a terrorist attack but say the precise motive is unclear at present. Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday said the attack was “an appalling crime”…

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St Petersburg metro explosion suspect 'from Central Asia'

St Petersburg metro explosion suspect 'from Central Asia'

Media playback is unsupported on your device The man suspected of killing 11 people in a St Petersburg train is in his early 20s and from Central Asia, Russian media report. At least 45 people were also injured in the explosion between two underground stations on Monday afternoon. An explosive device was later found and made safe at another station nearby. The Interfax and Tass news agencies said the suspect had been identified, but there…

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Router hacker suspect arrested at Luton Airport

Router hacker suspect arrested at Luton Airport

A British man suspected of being behind an attack on Deutsche Telekom routers has been arrested at Luton Airport. The November attack hijacked about 900,000 routers and briefly stopped their owners getting online. The UK’s National Crime Agency said it arrested the man under a European Arrest Warrant on behalf of Germany’s federal criminal police force (BKA). The BKA said it wanted to extradite the 29-year-old to Germany to face charges of computer sabotage. “He…

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Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia police hold female suspect

Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia police hold female suspect

A female suspect has been arrested in Malaysia in connection with the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother. Local police said that the woman was arrested at the airport in the capital Kuala Lumpur where Kim Jong-nam was targeted in an apparent poisoning on Monday. She was in possession of a Vietnamese travel document. The arrest was made around 0820 local time on Tuesday morning (0020 GMT). The suspect was identified from CCTV…

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Hillsborough suspect files passed to Crown Prosecution Service

Hillsborough suspect files passed to Crown Prosecution Service

Files on 23 people and organisations involved in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster have been passed to the Crown Prosecution Service. An inquests jury concluded last April that the 96 victims of the FA Cup semi-final tragedy were unlawfully killed. The jury found the match commander, Ch Supt David Duckenfield, responsible for manslaughter by gross negligence. Prosecutors will now decide whether to bring criminal charges against the unnamed 23. Lawyer Elkan Abrahamson, director of Broudie Jackson…

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Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Suspect in custody

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Suspect in custody

Police in Florida have questioned a suspected gunman after five people were killed and eight injured in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport. The suspect has been identified by police as 26-year-old Esteban Santiago, an Iraq war veteran. Officials say they have not ruled out terrorism as a possible motive. US media say the man may have been mentally disturbed. He reportedly said the government was controlling his mind and made him watch jihadist videos….

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Berlin attack suspect Anis Amri killed in Milan

Berlin attack suspect Anis Amri killed in Milan

The Berlin market attack suspect, Anis Amri, has been shot dead by police in Milan, Italy’s interior minister says. The man opened fire on police who asked him for ID during a routine patrol in the Sesto San Giovanni area in the early hours of Friday. German authorities say fingerprints they provided have confirmed the dead man is Amri. They are trying to find out if he had accomplices. Monday’s attack on a Berlin Christmas…

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