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UK police raid address in Surrey, south of London, in train attack probe

UK police raid address in Surrey, south of London, in train attack probe. Armed police have descended on an address just outside of London as part of the investigation into the Parsons Green Tube bombing. Residents...

British police “chasing down suspects” after train bombing

British police are chasing down the people they suspect of being behind a bomb which injured 29 people on a packed commuter train in west London on Friday, the country's most senior counter-terrorism officer...

London subway station terror attack

An explosion has occurred at a London subway station, leaving several passengers injured. The blast took place on a rush-hour underground train at the Parsons Green station in west London, shutting down a district...

Terror threat level raised to critical following Parsons Green Tube bomb, May

The terror threat level has been raised from severe to critical following the Parsons Green Tube bomb, PM Theresa May said. https://twitter.com/BreakingVop/status/908774262298824704 The UK terror threat has been increased to the highest level following the attack...

Islamic State claims London terror attack

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for today's terror attack on a London underground train. https://twitter.com/AFP/status/908770034104881152
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Explosion hits London underground train

Explosion hits London underground train, reports. Several people have been injured in an explosion at a London train station on Friday morning (local time). Armed police are at the scene. Police say London Underground train incident...

UK PM May to make Brexit speech in Italy on Sept. 22

Prime Minister Theresa May will make a speech on Britain's future relationship with the European Union on Sept. 22 in the Italian city of Florence, her spokesman said on Wednesday, as cited by Reuters.

Huge explosion reported in Salford area of Manchester, England

Huge explosion reported in Salford area of Manchester, England. A loud explosion has been heard in Manchester prompting fears among residents. ______ LATEST UPDATE https://twitter.com/News_Executive/status/907398281352896512 Firework was put through the cafe door and exploded,the huge bang was heard in...

Brexit bill passes first vote in British parliament

The government's bid to extract the UK from EU law in time for Brexit has passed its first Parliamentary test. The EU Withdrawal Bill was backed by MPs by 326 to 290 in a...

Anti-Brexit activists march in London

Thousands of pro-EU activists have taken to the streets of London to protest the United Kingdom’s planned exit from the bloc. The activists are hoping to sway lawmakers’ vote on controversial legislation known as the...

Amnesty International slams US, UK for ‘emboldening’ Bahrain amid ‘disastrous decline in human rights’

Bahrain has cracked down on government critics over the past year, torturing, beating, and sexually assaulting at least 169 people, Amnesty International said, accusing the UK and US of turning a blind eye to...

Islamophobia in UK holding back Muslims in their workplaces, study

A new study shows that widespread Islamophobia in the United Kingdom is holding back Muslims in their workplaces. A research conducted by the British government’s social mobility monitor found that the nation’s Muslim adults are...

Uber to stop using diesel cars in London by end 2019

Uber to stop using diesel cars in London by end 2019, told Reuters on Friday -- Uber will cease using diesel cars in London by the end of 2019 and the vast majority of...

Soldiers among 4 neo-Nazi terror suspects arrested in UK

British officials say 4 members of banned neo-Nazi group arrested on suspicion of terrorism are serving army members. https://twitter.com/AFP/status/905023487886188544 4 alleged members of banned neo-Nazi group National Action are serving members of UK Army. Some of the...

North Korea warns UK, Australia of ‘miserable end’ amid US-led war games

North Korea has threatened Britain and Australia with “a miserable end” in case they take part in annual joint US-South Korea military drills currently underway in the region amid tensions over Pyongyang’s latest testing...

EU citizens leaving UK pushes down net migration

Net migration to Britain in the year to March 2017 fell by 81,000 to 246,000 people, with more than half the drop due to an increase in the number of EU citizens leaving Britain...

UK gov’t mistakenly sent EU citizens deportation letter, reports

The Home Office of Britain has mistakenly informed about 100 people that they are to be deported from Britain, local media reported Wednesday. A letter was issued "in error" to a number of people stating...

Mattis to back Kiev’s claim to Crimea during Ukraine visit

US Defense Secretary James Mattis will visit Ukraine next week and reassure the government in Kiev that the US still considers Crimea a part of the country’s territory, the Pentagon said. Mattis will tell...

9/11 survivors blast May for hiding Saudi report

Survivors of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks have lambasted UK Prime Minister Theresa May for “shamefully” rejecting their request to publish a high-profile government report on Saudi Arabia’s funding of terror groups, which...
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Britain says there will be no Brexit bill figure by October

Britain will not have agreed a figure with the EU for its so called Brexit divorce bill by October, Brexit Secretary David Davis said on Tuesday, as cited by Reuters. The EU wants agreement on...