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Euro 2016: Marseille clashes leave Britons in hospital

A number of British people are in hospital in France, the UK’s ambassador has said following a series of clashes between football fans in Marseille. Violence has broken out between England fans, rival supporters and police for three days in

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England fans criticised as Marseille cleans up after second night of violence with locals and police

Shadow home secretary Andy Burnham has criticised the behaviour of some England fans in Marseille as the city cleans up after a second night of violence. Footage emerged on Friday night of England fans brawling with French locals and Russian-speakers,

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Trouble in Marseille ahead of England’s Euro 2016 clash with Russia

England fans clashed with riot police in Marseille as trouble continued to plague the build-up to the Euro 2016 game against Russia. A number of incidents were reported in the Old Port area of the Mediterranean city, with police using

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Euro 2016: Two England fans arrested after Marseille clash

Two England football fans have been arrested after police used tear gas during a clash with locals in Marseille ahead of the first Euro 2016 games. Police said one of the fans was arrested for assaulting a barman and the

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Pakistan: Zeenat Rafiq who was burnt for eloping is buried

A young Pakistani woman allegedly burnt to death by her mother for marrying without family consent has been buried. Zeenat Rafiq was laid to rest by her husband’s family before dawn in Lahore. Police said none of her relatives came

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Suspect extradited for people smuggling ‘is wrong man’

Friends of a man extradited to Italy on Tuesday on people smuggling charges say police have the wrong man. Prosecutors believe Mered Medhanie, known as The General, is at the heart of the operation to smuggle migrants from Africa to

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Istanbul bomb attack on police bus ‘kills 11’

A car bomb attack targeting a police bus has killed at least 11 people in central Istanbul, officials say. The explosives were remotely detonated as the vehicle passed through the busy Vezneciler district at the morning rush hour, reports said.

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Frenchman ‘planned attacks during Euro 2016’ – Ukraine’s SBU

A Frenchman detained last month with a large cache of arms was planning mass attacks during the Euro 2016 football tournament, which starts on Friday, Ukrainian officials say. The man, identified by French media as Gregoire Moutaux, 25, was arrested

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Married women can’t join the police’… 5 ways the constitution discriminates against women

On March 16, Nigerian legislators refused to pass for second reading, the bill on gender equality. The bill, titled ‘Gender Parity and Prohibition of Violence against Women’, would have, among other things, provided women quality in marriage, education and opportunities.

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