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  • Published on 18 Aug 2017

    Political journalist Francesc Badia i Dalmases and teacher Teresa Naves reflect on what their city has been through.

  • Liam Searle, a British man who lives in Barcelona, was just feet away from the van before it swerved into crowds on Las Ramblas.

  • The search for survivors is grim, and, say aid workers, hopes of finding anyone alive beneath the rubble of their homes is dwindling by the day. Six hundred people are still missing after the deadly flooding and mudslides in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown. Up to 450 people have now been confirmed dead, many of them children.

  • The President’s embattled chief strategist, Steve Bannon, is out of Team Trump. A White House statement says the Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon have “mutually agreed” today will be his last day. The former Trump campaign guru and leading voice of the alt-right had several high-profile disagreements with other senior members of the President’s staff and members of…

  • He was the face of Saturday night television. His catchphrases, from ‘Nice to see you, to see you nice’ to ‘Didn’t he do well?’, were part of the national lexicon. Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89. Colleagues immediately paid tribute to his warmth, his wit, his generosity and charm. He was, said the BBC director general, one…

  • Pizzas, ready meals, burgers and sandwiches – we’re consuming too many calories, say health officials, and they want supermarkets, takeaways and restaurants to cut back. Public Health England will set new targets within the next year, as part of efforts to tackle child obesity. The guidelines will, however, be voluntary, unless the industry fails to respond.

  • Lorenzo Vidino, director of the programme on extremism at George Washington University, talks about Europe’s fight against terrorism.

  • Richard Gregg, who’s from Kent, witnessed the attack and describes what he saw.

  • The victims came from at least 34 countries, including the UK. As Theresa May confirmed that a small number of Britons had been caught up in the attack, Foreign Office staff have been deployed to help, and are urgently trying to trace a 7-year-old boy, Julian Cadman, who is thought to have dual British and Australian nationality and is apparently missing.

  • Gala Pin, a Barcelona councillor, talks about the terror attack on the city.

  • As the massive police manhunt continues, latest reports say a Spanish court has issued an order to find and capture four suspects linked to the Barcelona and Cambrils attacks. Police believe they were the work of a wider terror cell, with as many as 12 people involved. So what do we know about the police operation and what…

  • A city in mourning, but a city which is also defiant. There was silence today to remember the victims, and then the crowds broke into spontaneous applause, chanting, “I am not afraid.”Spanish police are still hunting for a  man thought to be aged 17. He’s suspected of driving the van involved in the attack in Las Ramblas which left 13 people dead. Another woman,…

  • Spain is in mourning as 14 die and more than a hundred are injured at the hands of a terror cell.  Police say a much bigger attack was planned.

  • FactCheck looks at what we know about the ethnicity of sexual abuse gangs.

  • Published on 17 Aug 2017

    The Saudis have now destroyed the last building in the heart of a Shia town in the east – the centre of growing unrest which the authorities are blaming on ‘terrorist’ groups. Meanwhile dozens of people have died in the clashes and thousands are being displaced as their homes are razed to the ground.