Crime

Top stories: Munich knife attack, SATs test leak, Ian Duncan Smith’s EU criticism, Donald Trump on Sadiq Khan

Satellite view of Grafing Station near Munich, Germany. Image: Google Maps.

Satellite view of Grafing Station near Munich, Germany. Image: Google Maps.

A man has been killed and three others wounded after a knife attack at a German train station this morning.

The attacker was arrested at Grafing near Munich, and police are investigating a potential terrorist connection.

The attack took place at the Grafing railway station in East Munich.

A 27-year-old German man was eventually overpowered by police and arrested.

Some witnesses say he shouted ‘Allahu akbar’ (‘God is great’ in Arabic) but the motive for the attack is unclear.

The suspect has been identified as a 27-year-old German national, apparently from the Hessen area of central Germany.


Labour’s called for an emergency review of the Government’s handling of SATs Exams, after a second paper has accidentally been published online.

Frances Ainley looks into how the error occurred.

Shadow Education Secretary Lucy Powell thinks the government are meddling.

Christine Blower is the eleventh General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, a trade union representing qualified teachers across England and Wales.

She thinks SATs should be scrapped.


The former Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has claimed Prime Minister David Cameron failed in his attempt to renegotiate Britain’s relationship with the EU.

Former Work and Pensions Secretary Ian Duncan Smith. Image: Wikimedia creative commons licence.

Former Work and Pensions Secretary Ian Duncan Smith. Image: Wikimedia creative commons licence.

Mr Duncan Smith said that Britain was in a worse position that it was before, as our correspondent Chris Delaney explains.


Presidential hopeful Donald Trump says newly elected mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, would be an ‘exception’ to his proposed ban on Muslims entering the US.

Mr Trump said he was ‘happy’ that Mr Khan would be leading London. He then added:

If he does a good job and frankly if he does a great job, that would be a terrific thing.

Last year, the Republic presidential hopeful called for a temporary halt to all Muslims entering the US in the wake of the deadly terror attack in San Bernardino, California.

He said many Muslims nursed a ‘hatred’ towards America and a ban should be in force ‘until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.’

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Al Riddell explains the comments made by the Republican nominee.

Mr Khan has since dismissed Mr Tump’s comments, saying:

This isn’t just about me. It’s about my friends, my family and everyone who comes from a background similar to mine, anywhere in the world.

Mr Khan also warned that Mr Trump’s ‘ignorant’ views of Islam ‘could make both our countries less safe.’

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