Latest Law enforcement in the United Kingdom Stories

2006-08-16 06:14:28

LONDON (Reuters) - Police will seek more time on Wednesday to question suspects in the alleged plot to blow up transatlantic airliners, as it emerged a 12-year-old boy with no documents had managed to board a plane at UK's Gatwick Airport.

2006-08-08 17:56:44

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Three men have been arrested on suspicion of intercepting telephone calls at the official residence of the heir to the British throne, Britain's Prince Charles, London police said on Tuesday.

2006-07-31 17:24:32

By Gideon Long LONDON (Reuters) - The British government will launch a new security alert system on Tuesday which it says will keep the public better informed about the threat of terrorist attack.

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.

2006-07-15 13:21:41

LONDON (Reuters) - Prosecutors will not take any action against British police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an innocent Brazilian man mistaken for a suicide bomber, the Guardian newspaper reported on Saturday.

2006-07-03 14:40:54

LONDON (Reuters) - Al Qaeda sympathizers have been trying to infiltrate British security service MI5, a news report said on Monday. The infiltrators tried to take advantage of a sharp expansion in MI5's numbers by applying for jobs at the agency, BBC radio and television reported.

2006-06-24 04:24:38

STUTTGART (Reuters) - Over 100 England supporters were detained in Stuttgart overnight for mostly drunken and aggressive behavior as they gathered for Sunday's second-round World Cup match with Ecuador, police said on Saturday.

2006-06-13 08:41:29

By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - A British man shot by police seeking a possible chemical bomb in a London home, and later released without charge, said on Tuesday the officer gave no warning before pulling the trigger.

2006-06-02 07:56:03

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - British anti-terrorist police shot a man in a dawn raid on Friday on a house they suspected could have been used for making bombs or chemical weapons.

2006-05-24 04:01:32

LONDON (Reuters) - Around 500 British police officers raided houses across the country on Wednesday in a major operation targeting people suspected of planning terrorist attacks overseas.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").