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Spanish police say terror cell planned to fill vans with gas cylinders

The authorities say that a 12-strong terror cell that carried out two attacks in Spain last week had collected 120 gas canisters and was planning to use them in vehicle attacks.

Also, the UN says thousands of civilians are fleeing from the Iraqi city of Tal Afar, after an offensive begins against I.S. militants and US comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91.

US Far Right Demo Thwarted in Boston

Thousands of demonstrators take to the streets to protest against a free-speech rally. Their numbers and chants forced the event to be brought to a premature close, without the planned addresses. Also: A British paramedic has recounted how he and a doctor tried in vain to save the life of a woman stabbed in the neck in Friday's terror attack in the Finnish city of Turku, and Manchester United supporters in Iraq.

Top White House aide Bannon sacked

Steve Bannon was one of President Trump's key advisors / Spanish police say Barcelona attacker was killed / Erdogan urges Turks in Germany not to vote for main parties

Terror Attack In Barcelona

13 killed and dozens injured after van ploughs into crowds in Barcelona's famous Las Ramblas area. Also, police in South Africa issue a 'red alert' at the country's borders for Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe, and President Trump criticises removal of historic statues.

ICC orders Mali Islamist to pay millions in damages

The ICC says Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi caused three million dollars of damages when he led attacks on Timbuktu shrines. Also, raped 10-year-old Indian girl gives birth and inside Voyager's mission control.