Posts Tagged ‘London’

Punish A Muslim Day letters sweep through UK

  • 12 March 2018 - 20:47
Punish A Muslim Day letters sweep through UK

Anonymous letters arrived this weekend in plain white envelopes with second-class stamps, and were sent to people in at least six communities in England. Inside was a message so hateful that it sent out ripples of alarm and prompted a national counterterrorism investigation. The message said...

US Secretary of State to visit London for talks over Libya, North Korea

  • 9 September 2017 - 11:32
US Secretary of State to visit London for talks over Libya, North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit London next week for UK-hosted talks on North Korea and Libya, the State Department said in a press release. "Tillerson will travel to London from September 13 through September 14 for UK-hosted meetings on DPRK [North Korea] and Libya," the release...

7 killed, 48 injured in London Bridge and Borough Market attacks, 3 attackers shot dead

  • 4 June 2017 - 12:00
7 killed, 48 injured in London Bridge and Borough Market attacks, 3 attackers shot dead

Metropolitan Police said seven people died in two terrorist incidents on London Bridge and Borough Market, in addition to the three suspects who were fatally shot by police. The events unfolded around 10 p.m. GMT when a van mowed down pedestrians along the London Bridge, police said. Police said...

Seven arrests made by police after Westminster attack that left four dead

  • 23 March 2017 - 13:18
Seven arrests made by police after Westminster attack that left four dead

BBC - Seven arrests have been made in raids following the Westminster attack that left four dead, police have said. Acting Deputy Commissioner and Head of Counter Terrorism Mark Rowley said hundreds of detectives have worked through the night, carrying out searches at six...

Gunfire reported outside UK Parliament building in London

  • 22 March 2017 - 18:25
Gunfire reported outside UK Parliament building in London

BBC - Shots are reported to have been fired close to the Houses of Parliament in central London. Politicians and journalists have tweeted about hearing loud crashes outside the buildings. Witnesses said they saw people being treated for wounds and reported seeing a man with a knife in the...