Blast in car injures Greek ex-PM

Greek ex-prime minister Lucas Papademos injured by blast inside his car in Athens This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version….


Russian postal service 'hit by WannaCry'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ransomware cyber-attacks have risen 50% globally over the last 12 months Three employees of the Russian postal service claim that it was hit by this month’s Wannacry global ransomware…


General election: UKIP pledges to tackle radical Islam

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPaul Nuttall tells Today UKIP is now the “guard dog of Brexit” UKIP’s Paul Nuttall has described the decision to launch his party’s manifesto as a message…

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Merkel and Obama grieve for Manchester

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Read Bolshevik poet Mayakovsky, Russia advises US

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Vladimir Mayakovsky (pictured) promoted the Soviet revolution of Bolshevik leader VI Lenin Russia’s Foreign Ministry has recommended a communist poet to US ex-Secretary of State John Kerry, after he advised…


Bomb unit sent to Manchester college

An army bomb disposal unit is at a college in Trafford, Greater Manchester Police says. It is too early to say whether the alert is linked to its investigation into the Manchester bomb attack, the…


Russian explorers find 'swamp' of Soviet money

Image copyright YouTube/Abandoned Country Image caption Just some of the worthless banknotes found at an old mine near Moscow A group of explorers in Russia have found around a billion roubles in old Soviet money…