Latest British police Stories

2006-08-11 13:04:21

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain named 19 people on Friday suspected of an Islamist plot to blow up transatlantic airliners and ordered their assets frozen, as governments scrambled to respond to a threat officials said could have matched September 11.

2006-08-10 17:13:39

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A suspicious package forced an Air Canada flight to the United States to make an unscheduled landing on Thursday with jittery air travelers on high alert after British police foiled a plot to bomb several airlines.

2006-07-17 04:17:20

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Prosecutors are to announce on Monday whether British police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an innocent Brazilian man mistaken for a suicide bomber will face criminal charges.

2006-05-24 02:07:19

LONDON (Reuters) - British police arrested eight people on Wednesday in a major anti-terror operation involving 500 officers across the country.

2006-03-21 14:18:35

By Gideon Long LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Tuesday they were investigating Prime Minister Tony Blair's Labor party to find out whether it offered Lordships to wealthy businessmen in exchange for large loans of money.

2006-01-31 11:15:00

Supermodel Kate Moss was questioned by British police on Tuesday over allegations she took cocaine in a London recording studio last year.

2005-12-22 15:26:24

LONDON (Reuters) - British police charged a student on Thursday in connection with the failed bomb attacks in London on July 21, a spokesman said.

2005-09-23 04:58:11

LONDON (Reuters) - An Ethiopian-born Briton appeared in court on Friday charged with attempted murder and possessing explosives as part of the botched attacks by four would-be bombers on the London transport system on July 21.

2005-09-15 09:47:20

By Madeline Chambers and Matthew Jones LONDON (Reuters) - British police seized seven Algerians as national security threats on Thursday, hours before the government unveiled new plans to hold terrorism suspects without charge for up to three months. Britain said it would deport the men.

2005-08-23 12:11:11

By Gideon Long LONDON (Reuters) - Brazil's ambassador to Britain said on Tuesday he saw no evidence to suggest British police had staged a cover-up over the killing of an innocent Brazilian whom they mistook for a would-be suicide bomber.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.