• NBC News Aug 14, 2018

    Car Hits People Near UK Parliament in Crash Being Treated as ‘Terrorist Incident'

    Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city’s government district Tuesday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as an act of terrorism. With the driver in custody, counterterror detectives were working to uncover the motive behind what they suspect is the fourth vehicle attack in Britain — and...

  • Russia Jul 13, 2018

    UK Police Confirm Source of Novichok Poisoning

    British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people by the nerve agent Novichok in southern England say scientists have found the source of the deadly substance. One of the victims, 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess, died in a hospital Sunday after exposure to the nerve agent. Her partner, 45-year-old Charlie Rowley, was in critical condition, but has since regained consciousness. The Metropolitan...

  • Donald Trump Apr 9, 2018

    Alabama Man Dies After Shooting Self Near White House: Officials

    A man has died after he shot himself near the White House North Lawn Saturday morning, officials said. Cameron Ross Burgess, a 26-year-old from Maylene, Alabama approached the north fence of the White House about 11:45 a.m. Saturday with a concealed handgun, Washington, D.C. police said. Burgess fired several rounds and shot himself, according to police. None of the shots...

  • United Kingdom Mar 19, 2018

    UK Police Probe ‘Racist' Package Sent to Harry and Meghan

    Police are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle as a racist hate crime, Scotland Yard said Thursday. The Metropolitan Police force said “a package containing a substance” was delivered to St. James’s Palace, where Harry has his office, on Feb. 12.

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    London City Airport Closed After Unexploded WWII Bomb Found

    One of London’s airports has been closed after an unexploded World War II bomb was discovered nearby. The ordnance was found in the River Thames during pre-planned work at London City Airport on Sunday, according to the Metropolitan Police. The airport was shut at 10 p.m. local time (5 p.m. ET) and a 700-foot exclusion zone was set up to...

  • London Mar 19, 2018

    Package With White Powder Delivered to British Parliament

    London police say a white powder found inside a suspicious package sent to Parliament is not harmful. The determination was made after the powder was investigated by specialists. Parliament was not evacuated or placed in a lockdown after the suspicious package was discovered Tuesday morning but the office that received it has been closed. British authorities didn’t identify that office....

  • police officer Mar 7, 2018

    Russian Ex-Spy, Daughter Poisoned With Nerve Agent, UK Police Say

    A Russian ex-spy and his daughter fighting for their lives in an English hospital were attacked with a nerve agent in a targeted murder attempt, British police said Wednesday. The case has further strained relations between Russia and Britain, which has said it will respond strongly if the Russian government is linked to the attack. It has overtones of a...

  • London Jan 18, 2018

    UK Media: Police Probe 3rd Spacey Sex Assault Allegation

    Britain’s media say police in London are investigating a third allegation of sexual assault against two-time Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey. The Metropolitan Police force said Thursday it had received an allegation “that the man sexually assaulted a man (Victim 3) in 2005 in Westminster.”

  • The Associated Press Jul 28, 2017

    UK Police: Corporate Manslaughter Possible in Tower Fire

    British police said Thursday they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London. The Metropolitan Police force said it has officially informed the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, which owns the Grenfell Tower public housing block, and the management group the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Association...

  • actor Jul 18, 2017

    Daniel Radcliffe Comes to Aid of Mugging Victim in London

    Actor Daniel Radcliffe has come to the aid of a man who was mugged by moped-riding attackers in London. Former police officer David Videcette told the Evening Standard newspaper that two moped riders attacked a man just off the upmarket King’s Road in west London, slashing him across the face and making off with a Louis Vuitton bag. He said...

  • London Jul 16, 2017

    Teen Charged in London Acid Attacks as UK Plans Crackdown

    British police have charged a teenager with a spate of London acid attacks, as authorities considered whether tougher sentences would curb a spike in assaults with corrosive liquids. The Metropolitan Police force said late Saturday that a 16-year-old boy faces 15 charges, including grievous bodily harm. The boy, who can’t be named because of his age, was arrested after five...

  • Mayor Jul 5, 2017

    UK Police Retrieve All ‘Visible Remains' From Fire-Hit Tower

    All “visible human remains” have been recovered from London’s fire-gutted Grenfell Tower, but the “catastrophic” damage means months of grim work will be needed before the full death toll is known, British police said Wednesday. Three weeks after a blaze tore through the high-rise apartment building, the Metropolitan Police force said 87 “recoveries” of human remains have been made, but...

  • London Jun 20, 2017

    Neighbors: Alleged Mosque Attacker Made Anti-Muslim Slurs

    Neighbors and acquaintances described the man who allegedly attacked a group of Muslim worshippers as an unemployed lout who was drinking heavily and making anti-Muslim remarks in the days before the attack — details to be closely examined as the investigation widened Tuesday. The attack unfolded Monday when the alleged assailant, identified by British media as 47-year-old Darren Osborne, drove...

  • London Jun 11, 2017

    Police Release Photos of London Attackers' Fake Bomb Belts

    The London Bridge attackers wore fake suicide belts to create “maximum fear” as they carried out their rampage, police said Sunday. The Metropolitan Police released photographs of the blood-splattered belts, which were made from plastic water bottles wrapped in duct tape. Attackers Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba wore the belts when they mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge...

  • Chief Jun 5, 2017

    2 of 3 London Attackers Identified After Neighbors Reportedly Raised Concerns

    Neighbors of Khuram Shazad Butt, one of the alleged assailants in Saturday’s London terror attack, have told Reuters they reported him to authorities at least twice after he attempted to convert their children to radical Islam in a local park. Seven people were killed and 48 wounded in the attack on Saturday night, with three alleged attackers killed by police....

  • president Jun 5, 2017

    'Resolute Solidarity': World Leaders React to London Terror Attack

    Leaders around the world were quick to condemn the terror attacks that left seven people dead and dozens injured Saturday night in the heart of London. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called for “resolute solidarity” with Britain in the face of the “shocking” attacks. European Union President Jean-Claude Juncker said he was monitoring the situation “with horror” and sent condolences...

  • London Jun 4, 2017

    Metropolitan Police Provide Update on London Terror Attack

    Seven people were killed and at least 48 injured in a terrorist incident in London. The Metropolitan police say three suspects were killed by armed police within eight minutes of the first emergency calls.

  • NBC Jun 4, 2017

    London Bridge Attack: Why Most UK Police Don't Carry Guns

    The London Bridge attack and a similar one in March may have been shocking, but authorities have known for years that such incidents were coming, NBC News reported. Last year London’s police chief warned it was a case of “when, not if” the U.K. joined the other countries to be hit by terrorists. Despite that, more than 90 percent of...

  • London Mar 24, 2017

    As Britain Mourns, More Details Emerge on London Attacker

    Authorities on Friday identified the birth name of the 52-year-old British man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament, adding he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism — but was not currently on a terrorism watch list. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s attack, which police said was...

  • London Mar 24, 2017

    Utah Man Among Those Killed in London Attack

    A man from Utah on vacation to celebrate his 25th wedding anniversary was among those killed in Wednesday’s terrorist attack outside of U.K.’s Parliament in London, the victim’s family said in a statement. Kurt W. Cochran was killed by the attacker, who killed one other person with his car on Westminster Bridge and then stabbed a police officer to death...

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