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German football becomes a target
Team’s coach bombed
Ferrying its team from hotel to football stadium, Borussia Dortmund’s bus was hit by three explosions planted at the side of the road. Shatterproof glass windows meant injuries were limited, though Marc Bartra was taken to hospital with a broken hand and shrapnel wounds, while a motorcycle police escort was injured and is suffering from trauma. Locals welcome AS Monaco supporters into their homes because the Champions League game was postponed until this evening. The motive and perpetrators are unknown.
UK supermarket giant Tesco said that in the year to February 2017 it made a profit of £1.28 billion, better than expected and a 30 per cent increase on this time last year as same-store sales rose 0.7 per cent.