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One dead in Dutch hit-and-run

A vehicle hit four people after a Dutch music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one and injuring three before driving away, police say. Hours later police said they had found the van involved in the collision nearby and arrested a suspect. The incident took place at the …

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Lufthansa in contact with Norwegian Air – CEO

Lufthansa is in contact with Norwegian Air Shuttle, also the subject of bid interest from British Airways owner IAG, the German group’s chief executive told a German daily, sending Norwegian’s shares higher. “In Europe, everyone is talking to everyone. There’s a new wave of consolidation approaching. That means we are …

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Mali ‘spiderman’ to meet president

The Malian migrant, who dramatically rescued a small boy dangling from a balcony in Paris, is due to meet Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta later today. Mamadou Gassam, dubbed “spiderman” for his daring rescue effort, had earlier returned to Mali to a hero’s welcome, as this tweet shows: He is …

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US to probe Trump campaign ‘infiltration’

The US Department of Justice will investigate whether FBI agents spied on President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign for “inappropriate purposes”. In a tweet, Mr Trump said he wanted to know whether his predecessor’s administration ordered such a move. The call comes after US media reports suggesting the FBI had an …

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Kenyan student protest leader shot dead

The leader of a student protest movement in Kenya has been shot dead, local media reports. Evans Njoroge, the secretary-general of Meru University students’ union, was reportedly taking part in a demonstration against high fees and bad conditions when he was killed. According to Kenyan newspaper The Star, running battles …

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