Latest British police Stories

2005-07-25 05:35:00

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - British police scrambled on Monday to find four bombers behind last week's failed attacks on London's transport system, fearing they had gone to ground after security camera pictures of the suspects were released.

2005-07-25 03:18:54

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - British police raced against time on Monday to catch four failed bombers who may try again to attack London's transport system, raising fears the British capital had become a long-term target for Islamist militants.

2005-07-23 18:59:20

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - British police hunting London bombers admitted killing a Brazilian electrician by mistake -- a blunder that dealt a blow to their efforts to track down militants they fear could strike again.

2005-07-23 03:05:39

LONDON (Reuters) - British police have arrested a second person under anti-terrorism laws in a hunt for four men wanted for failed bomb attacks on London's transport system two weeks after suicide bombers killed 52 commuters. "He was taken into custody last night," a police spokeswoman told Reuters.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.