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2006-06-27 03:20:42

LONDON (Reuters) - Two men were arrested on Tuesday during a series of anti-terrorism raids in northern England, a police spokesman said. They were detained during early morning searches of about six addresses in the Bolton area, near Manchester.

2006-02-15 12:49:01

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair won a key vote on Wednesday over plans to toughen anti-terrorism laws, a second parliamentary victory in a week that political analysts say will help reassert his authority.

2005-11-09 06:16:38

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair recalled his two top ministers from abroad for a knife-edge vote on Wednesday on laws allowing police to hold terrorism suspects for three months without trial, seen as a test of his authority.

2005-11-09 02:04:18

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia is pushing ahead with tough new anti-terrorism laws on Wednesday despite Muslim and civil liberties leaders questioning their necessity a day after police arrested 17 men on charges of planning a terrorist attack.

2005-11-08 22:38:38

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia is pushing ahead with tough new anti-terrorism laws on Wednesday despite Muslim and civil liberties leaders questioning their necessity a day after police arrested 17 men on charges of planning a terrorist attack.

2005-11-04 06:53:53

LONDON (Reuters) - Two men were charged on Friday under anti-terrorism laws with planning to carry out attacks in Britain, possibly on a hospital, police said.

2005-11-02 14:52:05

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) - The British government backed down on a key counter-terrorist proposal on Wednesday rather than risk its first major defeat in parliament since 1997, hours after one of Tony Blair's closest allies quit.

2005-11-02 05:21:24

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) - A key aspect of Prime Minister Tony Blair's tough counter-terrorism laws faces possible defeat in parliament on Wednesday with politicians unhappy with plans to let police hold suspects for up to 90 days without charge.

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.

2005-07-17 16:08:15

LONDON (Reuters) - British police arrested six men in northern England under anti-terrorism laws on Sunday but said they were not directly linked to the July 7 bombings in London.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.