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13 February 2018 10:09 Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to terrorism over Stockholm truck attack that killed five people

Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom this morning. AN UZBEK ASYLUM seeker who confessed to wanting to mow down “infidels” in an April 2017 Stockholm truck attack that killed five people pleaded guilty to terrorism charges today as his trial opened. Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom, handcuffed amid tight security, wearing 4

18 August 2017 13:21 Barcelona attack: police hunt 18-year-old Moussa Oukabir

Security services search for younger brother of man arrested on suspicion of hiring van Officers seeking Spanish police investigating the Barcelona terrorist attack are hunting an 18-year-old man who is suspected of driving the van that ploughed along Las Ramblas on Thursday, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 100. Police sources told Spanish 7

24 May 2017 20:49 Manchester United are back in the Champions League after securing Europa glory

Less than 48 hours after a terror attack killed 22 people and injured many more at Manchester Arena, the club's fans, players and staff stood unbowed in Stockholm. Football seems trivial at a time of such pain but United embraced the spirit shown in spades by the city they represent, with Jose Mourinho's men winning the Europa League as goals from Paul Pogba 11

23 May 2017 10:20 Man United cancel press conference ahead of Europa League Final

Manchester United have cancelled their scheduled press conference ahead of tomorrow night’s Europa League Final against Ajax following the terror attack in Manchester. British police say the attack at Manchester Arena was carried out by one man who detonated a device he was carrying. UEFA has expressed its shock and sadness at the incident, but insists 3

28 April 2017 07:29 Woman dies from injuries weeks after Stockholm attack

The death toll from the truck attack in Stockholm earlier this month has risen to five after a 60-year-old woman died from her injuries in hospital, police said. A man has confessed to driving the stolen truck that mowed down pedestrians on a busy shopping street in Stockholm on 7 April. More a dozen more people were injured. Sweden yesterday announced 2

11 April 2017 12:08 Stockholm suspect 'admits crashing truck into pedestrians'

Mr Bevington lived in Stockholm with his family and worked as a director with music streaming service Spotify. The Stockholm District Court ruled that police could detain Rakhmat Akilov for a month after he admitted in court that he drove the stolen beer truck into a crowd outside an upscale department store in central Stockholm on Friday afternoon

11 April 2017 09:20 Stockholm suspect admits terrorist crime

A 39-year-old Uzbek national suspected of mowing down a crowd of people on a busy Stockholm street in a stolen truck has admitted committing "a terrorist crime," his lawyer said this morning. "[Rakhmat] Akilov confesses to a terrorist crime and accepts his custody detention," his lawyer Johan Eriksson told a court custody hearing in Stockholm. Four people

09 April 2017 19:47 Stockholm attack suspect ‘sympathised with Islamic State’

Swedish police arrest second terror suspect as thousands attend memorial event An Uzbek man suspected of driving a truck into a crowd in Stockholm, killing four people, had expressed sympathy for Islamic State and was wanted for failing to comply with a deportation order, Swedish police have said. On Sunday, thousands gathered near the site of Friday’s 2

09 April 2017 11:11 Stockholm suspect was asylum seeker who had application rejected

Swedish police question seven people as 39-year-old Uzbek man arrested after attack The Stockholm truck attack suspect was an asylum seeker who had his application rejected, Swedish police said. Police have brought in seven people for questioning over the apparent terror attack in which a hijacked delivery truck mowed down pedestrians in Stockholm, killing 1

09 April 2017 08:10 Sweden to hold vigil after truck attack

A vigil against terrorism is to be held this afternoon in central Stockholm, as Swedish police pursue their investigation into this week's deadly truck attack. Four people died and 15 were injured when a stolen beer truck was driven down the busy pedestrian Drottninggatan street in the heart of the capital. The vigil is to take place at the Sergels Torg plaza 1