Britain’s top counter-terrorism policeman has resigned after his security leak forced a major
anti-terror operation to be brought forward.
British police and secret service officers have made 12 anti-terrorist arrests of British and Pakistani nationals in the north of England.
World leaders claim to have struck an historic deal to combat the global recession following the G20 summit in London.
A whole raft of measures
“A turning point” for the world economy” and “the fight- back starts here” – these were some of the positive messages from leaders of the world’s
London police say the total number of people arrested at demonstrations around the G20 summit was 122. Many more were detained, however, amid violent
Leaders of the world’s biggest economies and developing nations are negotiating at the G20 summit in London on how to beat the global economic
Amid extremely tight security, demonstrators have been prevented from getting close to the G20 summit in East London. But some people did venture to
Details of a draft communique from the G20 are starting to emerge in London, even before the summit begins.
World leaders will reportedly pledge
London is bracing itself for more unrest today after a day of anti-capitalist demonstrations yesterday. Police have vowed to crack down on violent
Britain and America have re-affirmed their intention to work together to beat the global recession. G20 host Gordon Brown called it ‘a partnership of
For many of the leaders flying into London for tomorrow’s G20 summit, it is make or break time for world economic stability. But before any concrete
A suspect package left outside the Bank of England turned out to be a false alarm, but police were not taking any chances ahead of Thursday’s G20
Amid heightened security ahead of the G20 summit in London on Thursday, five people have been arrested by police.
Local media say the suspects
British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has been left red-faced following the revelation that her husband used taxpayers’ money to buy two blue movies
The streets of several european capital cities were heaving with scores of thousands of protestors, angry about the global economic crisis, and
Britain’s economy shrank even more abruptly than expected in the last three months of 2008.
The Office for National Statistics’ GDP said the
Benjamin Britten’s opera Peter Grimes opens with an inquest into the death of fisherman Grimes’ young apprentice. British director Daniel Slater is
A leading Irish republican is set to appear in court charged with the murders of two British soldiers in Northern Ireland. Colin Duffy is accused of
Human Rights groups in the UK have welcomed a criminal inquiry into whether the country’s secret services were involved in torturing a British
Britain is to investigate whether its security services played a role in the torture of British resident, Binyam Mohamed.
Mohamed was released
More disturbing news about Northern Rock: the British mortgage lender which had to be saved from collapse after being besieged by depositors who
There has been another big jump in the number of people out of work in Britain.
Last month it rose above two million for the first time since
A UK-wide inquiry has been launched after more than 400 people are said to have died at a hospital due to poor care.
The deaths were recorded