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‘Lazy’ policeman faces jail for sabotaging probes


September 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) A police official in Scotland Yard is facing jail after he failed to investigate rape cases that allowed the alleged rapists to escape prosecution, because he ... Read more...

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Group of Islamic protestors protest at Olympic Park


August 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Islamic protestors have arrived near the Olympic park ahead of the Sunday closing ceremony. The protestors who are staged at the arrival point for ... Read more...

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Hasina warns of possible terrorist threat from Mynmarese refugees


July 29th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has warned of possible terrorist connections among thousands of Muslim refugees trying to enter her country from neighbouring Myanmar.In an ... Read more...

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British billionaire ‘lived with wife’s body for four days’


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) British billionaire Hans Kristian Rausing may have lived with his wife Eva's body for up to four days before it was found by police, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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British prison officer shared ‘love’ with 7 inmates


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Police in Britain have seized a number of sexually charged love letters from a woman prison officer's house, written to her by dangerous inmates. She had ... Read more...

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200 war criminals wander on British streets


May 9th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) There are over 200 suspected war criminals roaming around the streets of Britain, statistics have revealed.The authorities, however, cannot sent back these people, some of the ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s appearance lends authenticity to ‘Mr. Bhatti…’: Anupam


May 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher's long-delayed film "Mr. Bhatti On Chutti" is ready to finally hit theatres May 18 and the actor says that Amitabh Bachchan's cameo ... Read more...

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Fearing racism, Scotland Yard says ‘no’ to blacklist


May 7th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) The word "blacklist" has been banned from use by Britain's Scotland Yard over fears that it is racist, a media report said Monday.Not just that.The ... Read more...

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Five held on terror charges in Britain (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Five men suspected of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism were arrested Tuesday in Britain, Scotland Yard said.Anti-terror police swooped on a series ... Read more...

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UK police arrest five terror suspects near London


April 24th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
LUTON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Five men were arrested in a town near the British capital of London on early Tuesday morning on suspicion they were preparing acts of terrorism, police said. ... Read more...

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Five held in Britain on terror charges


April 24th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Five men were arrested in Britain Tuesday on terror charges.Police swooped on homes in Luton and arrested the men -- aged 21, 23, 24, 25 and ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard anti-terror hotline hacked?


April 12th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Scotland Yard Thursday said it was investigating reports that calls to its anti-terrorism hotline were taped by someone not connected to the police. The incident reportedly ... Read more...

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Phone hacking cases against News Corp to be filed in US courts


April 12th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Law suits will be filed in US courts over alleged phone hacking by media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. One case is reportedly linked to ... Read more...

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Fail fitness test, get pay cut: British cops told


March 16th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Policemen in the British capital face a massive cut in their salaries if a fitness test finds them to be fat.Security personnel would be asked to ... Read more...

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British Royal Navy submariner charged with ‘leaking secrets’


March 8th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A British Royal Navy submariner was arrested in southwestern England earlier this week and is being accused of leaking classified information, police said on Thursday. He has been ... Read more...

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Sun defence editor arrested


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) The defence editor of Britain's The Sun newspaper was arrested over allegations of corrupt payments made to public officials. She was later released on bail, the ... Read more...

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Indians’ attackers will be punished: Britain


February 13th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) Those found guilty of attacking Indians in Britain would be brought to justice and punished, British Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Browne said here ... Read more...

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Indian MBA student was stabbed in neck,chest, abdomen


February 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) The Indian MBA student was stabbed in the neck, chest and abdomen several times and thrown out of the apartment where he lived in Britain's Hampshire ... Read more...

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Another Indian student stabbed in Britain, Krishna assures help (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A 26-year-old student from Hyderabad was critically injured in an attack by unidentified assailants in London late Friday night. External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna spoke ... Read more...

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Three British policemen sacked every week


January 30th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) At least three police officers in Britain are thrown out of the force every week for misconduct such as sexual assault, discriminatory behaviour and rudeness, official ... Read more...

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Nearly 1,000 British cops have criminal records


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) At least 944 serving police officers in Britain as well as community support officers have criminal records, according to official figures.The offences include causing death by ... Read more...

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Four women held over stabbing


December 29th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Police in Britain have arrested four women in north London over the attack on three men, two of who were stabbed.The victims were rushed to hospital ... Read more...

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Terry questioned by Scotland Yard over racist comments


November 29th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Chelsea star John Terry was questioned by Scotland Yard at his Surrey home over his alleged racist comments against Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand.The Daily ... Read more...

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London Olympics to deploy missiles to ensure security


November 15th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Surface-to-air missiles could be deployed to ensure security of the skies over London during the 2012 Olympics, a top British official has said.Defence Secretary Philip Hammond ... Read more...

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China extradites British criminal suspect


November 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 7 (IANS) Chinese police Monday handed over a British criminal suspect to Scotland Yard authorities at the Beijing Capital International Airport, Xinhua reported.The suspect, surnamed Price, was accused ... Read more...

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Pakistani players return to court for sentencing


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) The three Pakistan players found guilty of spot-fixing returned to court Wednesday ahead of their sentences.Salman Butt, the disgraced former Pakistan captain, and fast bowler Mohammad ... Read more...

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Croatian priests held for acquiring child porn


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Zagreb, Oct 22 (IANS/AKI) Two priests have been arrested in Croatia for allegedly acquiring child pornographic materials via the internet.Local media reports Friday said the priests from the capital city ... Read more...

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UK charges man for possessing al-Qaeda magazine


October 19th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A British man who was arrested earlier this year was charged on Wednesday for possessing al-Qaeda's English-language online magazine, Scotland Yard said.The 21-year-old man, who has been identified ... Read more...

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Man wanted in US found in London


September 26th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) A 42-year-old convicted paedophile, one of America's most wanted criminals, has been found living secretly in London, a media report said.Shawn Sullivan was tracked down in ... Read more...

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Russian president loses temper at press conference


September 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev lost his temper at a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, where he said Moscow will never extradite ... Read more...

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Charge-sheet in Queen’s Baton Relay case soon: CBI


September 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) After getting crucial documents from Scotland Yard about alleged fudging of transport payments for the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, the Central ... Read more...

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British police hunt for 30,000 rioters


August 21st, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) About 30,000 people are suspected to have been involved in the looting, arson and violence during the riots which were witnessed in Britain recently, Scotland Yard ... Read more...

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London riots report by year-end: Keith Vaz


August 18th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Describing the London riots as an act of criminality, Keith Vaz, Britain's longest serving MP of Indian origin and head of parliament's inquiry committee into ... Read more...

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Time for zero tolerance to street crime: British PM


August 14th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron, faced with one of the worst riots to hit the country, has told police it was time for a "zero ... Read more...

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London riots: fourth victim dies


August 12th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A 68-year-old man who suffered critical injuries while trying to extinguish a fire during riots in west London has died, Scotland Yard said.On Monday night, ... Read more...

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