President Trump says that the Saudi king has called to express his condolences after a Saudi gunman shot three people dead at a military base in Florida. The man, a member of the Saudi Air Force visiting the US for training, injured eight other people before he was himself shot dead. The Governor of Florida said his motives were under investigation.
At least six people have been killed after gunmen ambushed a bus in northeast Kenya. The Somali Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab says it carried out the attack. It says ten people were killed.
Tens of thousands of people have turned out in Madrid for a march demanding action against climate change. The teenager Swedish activist Greta Thunberg joined them at one stage having to briefly withdraw on police advice to escape the crush.
With less than a week to go before Britain’s general election, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the opposition Labor leader are about to take part in the final televised debate of the campaign. The two men will take questions from the studio audience and members of the public.
A senior British diplomat in the United States has resigned over the way the government is presenting its strategy to leave the European Union. Alexandra Hall, Britain’s top Brexit envoy in Washington, wrote that she could no longer peddle half-truth on behalf of political leaders she didn’t trust.
Medical sources in the Iraqi capital Baghdad say unidentified armed men have opened fire at anti-government protesters and by-standers in the center of the city, killing 11 people. Four of the dead were a policeman.
Five paintings by Old Masters stolen 40 years ago in former East Germany’s biggest art theft have apparently been returned and are undergoing authentication tests.