Latest Law enforcement in the United Kingdom Stories

2005-08-20 18:10:33

By Andrew Gray LONDON (Reuters) - London's police chief on Sunday defended his handling of the fatal shooting of a Brazilian electrician by his officers, insisting he still believed the dead man was a suicide bomber 24 hours after the killing.

2005-08-20 13:35:01

By Tim Castle LONDON (Reuters) - The British government expressed confidence on Saturday in London police chief Ian Blair, under pressure over the police killing of a Brazilian electrician mistaken for a would-be suicide bomber.

2005-08-20 06:40:59

By Tim Castle LONDON (Reuters) - London's police force has reviewed its controversial "shoot-to-kill" policy and left it largely unchanged despite the killing of a Brazilian mistaken for a would-be suicide bomber, Scotland Yard said on Saturday.

2005-08-19 08:20:51

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - The family of an innocent Brazilian man shot dead by British police who mistook him for a would-be suicide bomber called on Friday for London police chief Ian Blair to resign.

2005-08-18 11:48:32

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - London police chiefs initially tried to block an inquiry by the force's independent watchdog into the police shooting of a Brazilian they mistakenly thought was a suicide bomber, the supervisory body said on Thursday.

2005-08-18 04:07:20

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - Lawyers representing the family of a Brazilian man killed by police after he was mistaken for a suicide bomber accused London's police chief on Thursday of trying to block an official inquiry and called on him to resign.

2005-07-29 07:50:42

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Armed police raided a West London apartment on Friday in their hunt for would-be suicide bombers and cornered a suspect who refused to come out. "Take your clothes off. Exit the building," police were heard shouting.

2005-07-29 07:27:17

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Armed police carried out a raid in west London on Friday in their hunt for the bombers behind failed July 21 attacks on city trains and a bus, police said.

2005-07-28 11:20:45

By Michael Holden and Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - London's police chief warned that a new wave of bombers could be poised to strike Britain as nine more people were arrested on Thursday in a massive manhunt for train and bus attackers.

2005-07-25 11:53:16

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - British police on Monday named two suspects wanted for trying to set off bombs across London's transport network last week as they scrambled to track down the attackers and stop them striking again.

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