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Barcelona terrorists planned bigger attack video

Medics and police tend to injured people near the scene of a terrorist attack in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona, Spain.

They planned to use explosives and may have used vehicles instead after plan failed, police chief says.

Spain's victims: Snapshot of the world

Jared Tucker and his wife, Heidi Nunes-Tucker, were celebrating their honeymoon in Barcelona.

Men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations were killed or hurt in Spain's terror attacks.

Deadly knife attack in Finland video

Rescue personnel cordon the area where several people were stabbed, at Turku Market Square, in Finland.

Police shoot and arrest a man after two people were fatally stabbed and six injured.

Spain's day of terror video

People gather at the scene, the morning after a terror attack in Barcelona killed at least 13.

Barcelona mourns, the day after a terrorist in a white van brought carnage to a popular tourist area.

Aussie boy missing after attack video

Julian Cadman, 7, is missing in Barcelona after Friday morning's terror attacks, his family says.

Father "absolutely beside himself" as he flies to Barcelona to search for missing 7-year-old after terror attack.

Horror after dream holiday

Suria Intan was at the end of her three-week holiday in Europe when she was caught up in the Las Ramblas terror attack ...

Suria Intan was days from returning home to Australia when she was seriously injured in the Barcelona terror attack.

Attackers wore fake belts

A worker loads a car on a tow truck as the police investigate the scene of an attack in Cambrils, Spain.

Five suspects killed in a second terror attack in Spain ran over people in a beachside town, before their car rolled.

Live: Deadly terror attack in Spain

People flee the area after a van crashed into pedestrians near the Las Ramblas avenue in central Barcelona.

Five terror suspects killed in Spanish beach resort, as second plot foiled hours after van runs down pedestrians in Barcelona.

Kiwi's terror miss in Spain video

Kiwi man Glen Holt, who lives in Barcelona, Spain, and narrowly avoided the terror attack there on Thursday August 17 ...

A Wellingtonian living in Barcelona avoided the terror attack only because he stopped to change what he was listening to on his phone.

Friends caught in mayhem

Friends Julia Rocca, Steph Lamb, Julia Monaco and Alana Reader on holiday in Rome.

Cowering in a Barcelona shop as a terrorist ran over people outside, Alana Reader feared her luck had run out.

Raffle winner lands house, title

Melling Manor's owner took the radical approach to raffle off his home after failing to sell it in the usual way.

One lucky woman is now a 'Lady' after winning a six-bedroom English country mansion with a $70 raffle ticket.

Model kindap suspect: I'm innocent video

Chloe Ayling has told Italian police she was held captive for six days last month after being lured to a photoshoot.

Michal Herba, whose brother is also in custody after a British model was kidnapped in Italy, denies any involvement.

Tooth-tracker reported to police

The man's request was highly unusual, but as police discovered, also genuine. (Stock image)

When a German man knocked asked to check her balcony for his teeth, the homeowner called police. It was a genuine request.

Long Big Ben silence 'madness' video

Big Ben will chime for the last time at noon on Monday until the completion of the work on Elizabeth Tower in 2021.

UK lawmakers didn't know bells would be out of action for four years when they approved a plan that's now being called "mad".

Hostage situation at Dutch station

Police have cordoned off the building, but broadcasting is continuing without any sign of disruption.

A man held a woman hostage at a Dutch radio station for just over an hour.

Selfie seeking tourists kill baby dolphin

The baby dolphin died after it was manhandled by tourists.

A baby dolphin died after hordes of tourists in Spain surrounded the animal to take selfies with it.

A rare white moose is on the loose video

Flabbergasted hunters who come across the ghost moose are choosing to let them live.

Flabbergasted hunters who come across the ghost moose are choosing to let them live.

UK seeks border-less Brexit video

he United Kingdom has just one external land border which is located between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Britain says there should be no immigration checks between Ireland and Northern Ireland after Brexit.

UK's May rebukes Trump video

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May: "There's no equivalence, I see no equivalence between those who propound fascist ...

​British PM says there was no equivalence between fascists and those who opposed them.

'Jewish guests, please shower'

A Swiss hotel is in hot water for a sign asking "Jewish guests" to shower before swimming.

A Swiss hotel is in hot water for telling "Jewish guests" to shower before swimming.

We Love Manchester money granted

Ariana Grande headlined an all-star show in honour of those killed in a bombing at her Manchester concert.

The families of fans killed in the Manchester terror attack will receive a big payout from a charity set up after the tragedy.

What 10,000-egg omelette looks like video

The omelette was made in Malmedy, Belgium.

An egg contamination scare could not stop a Belgian town's 22-year-old tradition.

Falling tree kills 12 video

Firefighters work to recover victims after a tree toppled into a crowd in Portugal.

A huge oak tree more than 200 years old crashed down on a religious festival in Portugal, killing a dozen people.

Former All White avoids jail

Chris Killen played for the All Whites 48 times.

Chris Killen walks from court after being given suspended jail term for sexually assaulting woman in England.

Confusion over UK trade borders video

The issue of a customs border between the UK and European Union countries will be tough to implement.

A year after the Brexit referendum, the UK reveals plan for its post-Brexit trade borders.

Girl killed as car hits pizzeria

The girl died after a driver slammed his car into the footpath cafe of a pizza restaurant in a small town east of Paris.

A girl is dead and her brother among the 12 injured after a car was driven into cafe in France.

'It's safe, it's a safe world' video

Artist and sculptor Natacha Panot in front of a wall of her work exhibited at Three Eyes Gallery, Wellington.

Having survived the 2015 Paris attacks, Natacha Panot has rediscovered art, after terror.

Big Ben to fall silent for years

The Elizabeth Tower, which houses the Great Clock and the Big Ben bell, sits above the Houses of Parliament in London.

The bongs will soon be gone in London as Big Ben's longest silence begins.

Missing, submarine man accused

Journalist Kim Wall, 30, boarded a submarine built by 46-year-old Peter Madsen and has not been seen since.

A Danish man was calm as his vessel - the last place a young woman was seen - sank.

Pizza promise finds missing girl

Gary Forester is now reunited with his granddaughter Yvette.

With free pizza as bait, British gamer cracks search for missing 4-year-old from the other side of the world.

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