A French gendarme investigates desecrated tombstones at the Sarre-Union Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg in eastern France. Five adolescents were arrested over the incident but a prosecutor said one of the youths denied anti-Semitism was a factor. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters.

French prime minister Manuel Valls has said the threat of militant attacks in the country remains “particularly high” and that exceptional security(...)

CPNHGN: Inhale Exhale

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Paul Daly: “I don’t think there is a more thriving, safer place in Europe at the moment with such a good standard of living as Munich.”
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Police had closed streets around Kongens Nytorv square. Image: Google Maps

Danish police have called off a bomb investigation in central Copenhagen, saying a suspicious-looking vehicle that prompted the evacuation of nearby b(...)