At least six rockets have struck the Al-Asad airbase in western Iraq, which houses US troops, and there are unconfirmed reports of up to 30 missiles. The incident comes as the US and Iran stand on the brink of open war.
Police in the German capital of Berlin gave all clear to a Christmas market after two suspicious looking men were arrested at the attempt to flee, sparking evacuation and a search for a "suspcious" package.
Two civilians have died after a knife attack near London Bridge and three more were wounded, the authorities have confirmed, calling it a terrorist incident. The attacker was shot dead by police at the scene.
President of the Bulgarian Football Union and former 1994 World Cup semi-final goalkeeper Borislav Mihaylov has left his post after being called to resign by the country's prime minister, according to Reuters.