1. Migrant accused of 542 crimes remains in Germany because authorities don’t know where to deport him
The issue of illegal migration is shaping Chancellor Angela Merkel's tour of Africa. Germany has sheltered a vast amount of migrants, and is now struggling to resolve the problem of failed asylum seekers, as many lack basic identification papers.
2. Dutch police identify Amsterdam stabbing suspect as 19-year-old Afghan
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch police said a man who stabbed and seriously injured two people at Amsterdam’s main train station on Friday was a 19-year-old Afghan with a German residence permit.
Police said the man seemed to have randomly picked his two victims in the busy hall of Amsterdam central station at around midday. He was shot and taken to a hospital by police where he was being interrogated, police and the Amsterdam city council said in a joint statement.
3. London Police Boss Denies “No-Go Areas” After “Regular” Attacks on Officers
The head of London police has been forced to deny parts of the capital are becoming “no-go areas” after two shocking recent incidents where the public was filmed cheering as officers were assaulted on the job.
The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Cressida Dick, said she welcomed members of the public filming and scrutinising officers, but insisted it was “wrong” for them to cheer on a suspected gun criminal struggling with police.
She appeared to be talking about an incident on the 17th of August when people in east London were filmed shouting “go on son!” and “look at the strength!” as the suspect struggled with officers and evaded arrest.
4. Macron accepts Orban, Salvini challenge: “I will yield nothing to nationalists”
5. Halal butchers who chanted and danced as they tortured animals walk free from court
TWO HALAL slaughtermen who subjected sheep to “extreme suffering” and danced and sang as they hacked at the animals’ throats, have walked free from court.
The two men, who were described to the court as “professionally qualified” to carry out the Islamic method of slaughter were secretly filmed taunting, chanting and dancing around the sheep before putting them through unimaginable pain while still conscious.
Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard the animals were strung up alive as they bled out at the abattoir, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire.
Kabeer Hussain, 44, and Kazam Hussein, 55, were filmed taunting animals, waving knives in front of them and shouting at them.
6. Macron angers opposition by calling French “Gauls who resist change”
The president of France has described some of his own citizens as being stuck in the past and backwards. Emmanuel Macron said so-called “French Gauls” were preventing positive change, while praising the Danish economic model on a visit to Copenhagen.
7. Geert Wilders cancels cartoon exhibition - puts security of his fellow countrymen first
Islam showed its true face once again with death threats, fatwas and violence.— Geert Wilders (@geertwilderspvv) August 30, 2018
However, the safety and security of my fellow countrymen comes first. https://t.co/1IL5NFWR7d
8. Dutch news report on police arrest of man who threatened to kill Geert Wilders
9. Trudeau plans to implement the carbon tax “with or without the provinces”
10. Father of two jihadis killed in Syria is jailed for 18 months after threatening to have his wife shot if she gave evidence against him
The father of two fighters who died in Syria, has been jailed after threatening to have his wife shot if she gave evidence against him.
Abubaker Deghayes, 50, a former leader of the al-Quds Mosque in Brighton and the brother of Guantanamo detainee Omar Deghayes, was found guilty of attempting to pervert the course of justice at Blackfriars Crown Court in London.
He was charged with assaulting Einas Abulsayen, who claimed he rammed her face into the carpet and pushed his fingers up her nose in an attempt to remove the jinns or evil spirits from her body.