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UK – People injured in crash near London museum

UK – People injured in crash near London museum

A car has been involved in a collision near the Natural History Museum in London, police say. The Metropolitan Police said a “number” of people had been injured – but a BBC reporter at the scene said she was told by police the injuries were minor. One person has been arrested following the incident in […]

UK – Second arrest over tube bombing

UK – Second arrest over tube bombing

A second man has been arrested in connection with Friday’s attack on a London Tube train, police said. The 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow, west London, on Saturday night on suspicion of a terror offence and is in custody in south London. An 18-year-old man is also being held on suspicion of a terror […]

UK – Man arrested over London tube bombing

UK – Man arrested over London tube bombing

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a terror offence in connection with Friday’s attack on a London Tube train. The man was held in Dover on Saturday and taken to a Kent police station – he will be moved to south London later. The arrest is “significant” but the terror threat level […]

UNITED KINGDOM – Prince Philip retires

UNITED KINGDOM – Prince Philip retires

LONDON – The Duke of Edinburgh met Royal Marines in his final solo public engagement before he retires from royal duties. The 96-year-old announced his retirement in May, after decades of supporting the Queen as well as attending events for his own charities and organisations. Prince Philip has completed 22,219 solo engagements since 1952. Prime […]

UNITED KINGDOM – Parents of terminally ill baby agree to end his life

UNITED KINGDOM – Parents of terminally ill baby agree to end his life

LONDON –– The parents of Charlie Gard tearfully gave up their legal battle to keep their terminally ill baby alive on Monday, saying his condition had deteriorated too far for any possible recovery, in a case they said had touched the world. The parents said their 11-month-old son might have been able to live normally […]

UK: Man arrested after trying to open plane door

UK: Man arrested after trying to open plane door

A plane passenger was tackled by fellow travellers as he tried to open an emergency door on board a flight. Police were called to London’s Luton Airport shortly before 23:00 BST on Saturday to deal with a “disruptive passenger” on a flight from Poland. He was prevented from opening the door by passengers who “wrestled […]

UNITED KINGDOM – Man convicted for beating stepson to death for lost shoe

UNITED KINGDOM – Man convicted for beating stepson to death for lost shoe

LONDON –– A man has been found guilty of murder after battering his partner’s five-year-old son to death in a park for losing a trainer. Marvyn Iheanacho, 39, subjected Alex Malcolm to a brutal attack in Mountsfield Park, Catford, south-east London, on November 20 last year. Witnesses heard a “child’s fearful voice saying sorry”, loud banging […]

Five injured in London acid attack

Five injured in London acid attack

LONDON –– Five men were attacked with acid in London, with one man suffering life-changing facial injuries in what police on Friday were treating as linked assaults. The five attacks on Thursday night, which were reported to police over a 70-minute period, are the latest in a spike of incidents using corrosive liquids as weapons in […]

BRITAIN –– Police considering manslaughter charges in high-rise fire

BRITAIN –– Police considering manslaughter charges in high-rise fire

LONDON –– Investigators said on Friday they would consider bringing manslaughter charges over the London tower block fire that killed at least 79 people. The outside cladding engulfed by the blaze has since been shown to fail all safety tests, police said. They have already seized material from a number of undisclosed organizations. Detective Superintendent Fiona […]

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