Italy crime: Gang rips open security van with diggers near Bari

Image copyright RAI Image caption The diggers were abandoned at the scene Italian police are hunting for robbers who stole €2.3m (£2m; $2.6m) after trapping and ripping open a security van on a highway in the far south. The gang of four blocked off the van with two lorries on State Highway 96 near Bari,…

Van ploughs into Tokyo pedestrians headed for New Year’s prayers

Image copyright Reuters A small van has ploughed into pedestrians celebrating the New Year on one of Tokyo’s most famous streets. Eight people were injured, one seriously, by the attacker who struck in the Harajuku fashion district shortly after midnight. The street, which was sealed off to traffic, was packed with people heading to a…