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Barcelona Terrorists Plotted Eiffel Tower Truck Bomb

The 2017 Cambrils terrorists had travelled to Paris the week before their August attack and had plotted to set off a truck bomb at the base of the Eiffel Tower, according to new information obtained by Spanish media.

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Barcelona Attack Driver Still at Large, Identity Confirmed

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish authorities confirmed on Monday the identity of the driver of the deadly van attack in Barcelona and said that he is the last member of the 12-man Islamic extremist cell still at large.

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Canadian Man Amongst Barcelona Terror Attack Fatalities, Wife Wounded

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Vancouver police say 53-year-old Canadian Ian Moore Wilson was among those killed in the Barcelona attacks and his wife Valerie was wounded. The city police department issued a statement from Wilson’s daughter Fiona, a staff sergeant in

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Spain Investigates Missing Imam, Suspects Still at Large

RIPOLL, Spain (AP) — A missing imam and a house that exploded days ago became the focus Saturday of the investigation into an extremist cell responsible for two deadly attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort, as authorities narrowed in on who radicalised a group of young men in northeastern Spain.

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Finland Terror Attacker Targeted Women, Police Investigate Ties to Spain

HELSINKI (AP) — The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is “a likely terror act,” Finland’s intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was investigating if it had any ties to deadly vehicle attacks in Spain.

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Grieving Barcelona Holds Silent Tribute to Victims of Terror

BARECLONA, Spain (AP) — When crowds in downtown Barcelona fell silent for one minute Friday to honor the victims of the terrorist attack in the city, one thing was conspicuously absent: any reference to Catalan’s burgeoning independence drive.

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Police Search Home of Suspected Teen Van Driver

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish police have searched the family apartment of a teenager reportedly suspected of driving the van in the deadly promenade attack in Barcelona.

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Timeline: 20 Major Islamist Attacks in Europe in Recent Years

LONDON (AP) — The deadly Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people and wounded dozens of others Thursday is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. Here are some of the other major ones, many of which used vehicles: