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Explosion heard near migrant centre in Germany

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An explosion has been reported near a office for migrants in southern Germany, according to a German broadcaster.

Broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk said the blast took place at a centre in Zirndorf, near Nuremberg.

It is unclear whether there have been any casualties.

The Bavarian State Interior Ministry told NBC News the explosion was "very small" and "no one was injured".

The official also played down reports the explosion occurred "outside" a migration office, but instead "was some distance away from any building".



May: We will deliver controls on freedom of movement

Theresa May met Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (right) in Rome. Credit: Reuters

The Government "will deliver" on the wishes of the British people to see controls on freedom of movement after the Brexit vote, Theresa May has said.

Speaking after a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in Rome, Mrs May told ITV News Europe Editor James Mates that she was looking at the issue with an "open mind".

The prime minister said that, in addition, Britain must "ensure that we get the best possible deal in relation to trade in goods and services".

"I think we should be developing the model that suits the United Kingdom and the European Union. Not adopting, necessarily, a model that is on the shelf already."

Scuffles at scene of French priest's murder captured live

Emotions have spilled over between anti-government protesters and mourners near the scene where a French priest was murdered yesterday.

As ITV News correspondent Juliet Bremner reported live from the scene, there was an angry confrontation between a group holding a banner in protest at the leadership of President Francois Hollande and people who had come to pay their respects to Father Jacques Hamel, who was killed.

Police eventually moved in to separate the groups.

"There is growing fury that this government doesn't seem to be able to provide the security that will keep people safe," Juliet explained.

"The people that were unfurling the banner have angered others who've come here to lay their flowers, their candles and to write in a book of condolence and want to see unity in the name of the priest who lost his life."

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