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Viktor Orban: Hungary PM re-elected for third term

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Viktor Orban (c) will be prime minister for a third time Hungary’s right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban has claimed a landslide victory in Sunday’s general election. The 54-year-old will serve a third consecutive term in office, with his party Fidesz projected to keep its key two-thirds majority in parliament. […]

Deutsche Bank boss John Cryan sacked after years of losses

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption On his way out… but Deutsche Bank said John Cryan had “laid the groundwork for a successful future of the bank”. Deutsche Bank has dismissed its British-born chief executive John Cryan amid continued losses at Germany’s biggest lender. Co-deputy chief executive Christian Sewing will take over the role with […]

Viktor Orban: Hungary PM set for re-election, results show

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Viktor Orban (c) will be prime minister for a third time Hungary’s right-wing PM Viktor Orban is set for a third term in office with his party comfortably ahead in Sunday’s general election, results show. The ruling Fidesz party has received almost half of the 80% votes counted so far. […]

Deutsche Bank boss to step down amid continued losses

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Deutsche Bank’s chief executive John Cryan will leave at the end of April The boss of Deutsche Bank, John Cryan, is to step down amid continued losses at Germany’s biggest lender. He will be replaced by co-deputy chief executive Christian Sewing. British-born Mr Cryan has held the job since […]

Belgian cyclist dies after race crash

Michael Goolaerts was racing Paris-Roubaix for the first time Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts has died aged 23 after a crash in Paris-Roubaix. The Veranda’s Willems-Crelan rider fell on the second set of cobbles in the one-day classic in northern France. He suffered cardiac arrest and was airlifted to hospital in Lille but died at 21:40 […]

German van attack: ‘Suspect had mental health problems’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Police stand outside the building where the driver reportedly lived The man suspected of carrying out a van attack in Muenster was a lone German who suffered mental health problems, the state interior minister has said. Authorities have searched four homes associated with the suspect, and said they have found […]

Vatican police arrest ex-diplomat over ‘child pornography’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Vatican gendarmes are reportedly holding Monsignor Capella in their barracks after the arrest Police at the Vatican have arrested a priest who previously worked at the Holy See’s US embassy on suspicion of possessing child pornography. Carlo Alberto Capella was taken into custody after an investigation. Monsignor Capella was […]

German police foil Berlin half-marathon attack plan

Image copyright EPA Image caption More than 30,000 runners took part in Sunday’s event German police have foiled an alleged plot to attack Sunday’s half-marathon in Berlin. They said six men were arrested over plans to carry out a “violent crime”. Die Welt newspaper says one man detained planned to mount a deadly knife attack […]

German van attack: ‘Suspect had mental health problems’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Police stand outside the building where the driver reportedly lived The man suspected of carrying out a van attack in Muenster was a lone German who suffered mental health problems, the state interior minister has said. Authorities have searched four homes associated with the suspect, and said they have found […]

Hungary election: Viktor Orban’s Fidesz party hopes for third straight term

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Viktor Orban and his wife Aniko Levai voting Voting is drawing to a close in Hungary, where opinion polls have pointed to a third consecutive term for right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Before the vote, Mr Orban and his Fidesz party were polling at 20 points or more ahead of […]