• david amess October 17, 2021 8:21 pm

    Father of Suspect in UK Lawmaker's Slaying Is ‘Traumatized'

    The father of a man held for the fatal stabbing of a British lawmaker during a meeting with local voters has told British media that he was shocked and “traumatized” by his son’s arrest, as police continue questioning the suspect under terrorism laws

  • Donald Trump November 30, 2017 9:06 am

    Trump Shares Videos Claiming to Show Muslim Violence Posted by Far-Right British Politician

    Stoking the same anti-Islam sentiments he fanned on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted a string of inflammatory videos from a fringe British political group purporting to show violence being committed by Muslims. The tweets drew a sharp condemnation from British Prime Minister Theresa May’s office, which said it was “wrong for the president to have done...

  • London June 19, 2017 4:51 pm

    A Look at Attacks in Britain in Recent Weeks and Years

    A van plowed into Muslim worshippers leaving evening prayers at a London mosque early Monday, just one of a string of attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years. Here are some of the major ones: June 3, 2017: Three Islamic extremists ram a van into pedestrians on London Bridge, then stab people at bars and restaurants in Borough Market...

  • London June 20, 2016 6:48 pm

    Roses and Tears as UK Lawmakers Pay Tribute to Slain Jo Cox

    The raucous business of Britain’s House of Commons was replaced by somber silence and heartfelt tributes Monday for slain lawmaker Jo Cox, while the man charged with her slaying made a brief appearance in court by video link from prison. Lawmakers lined the benches and stood in the aisles of the House for a special session in Cox’s memory. Some...

  • London June 17, 2016 12:51 pm

    UK Mourns Jo Cox as Group Says Suspect Had Far-Right Ties

    Campaigning in Britain’s European Union membership referendum remained suspended Friday as the country absorbed the daylight slaying of lawmaker Jo Cox with shock, and worry that the political fury unleashed by the EU campaign was somehow connected to the killing. A U.S. civil rights group said the man suspected of the gun and knife attack had links to an American...

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