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Free-climber who scaled The Shard detained

Image copyright INSTAGRAM/@powers.of.passion Image caption George King-Thompson admitted being in breach of an injunction designed to deter trespassers A free-climber who scaled one of the tallest buildings in Europe has been detained for six months. George King-Thompson, from Oxford, climbed the 310-metre (1,017ft) Shard skyscraper in London on 8 July. The 20-year-old was given a […]

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Europe’s papers weigh prospects for Brexit deal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Europe’s papers see ongoing Brexit turmoil in the UK European newspapers have been taking stock of Saturday’s drama at Westminster and Boris Johnson’s appeal to Brussels to block an extension to the Brexit deadline. “The fight over Brexit will continue for even longer” declares Germany’s Die Zeit. Italy’s Corriere […]