Moscow Tries to Point Finger at Briton Over Poisoning of Former Russian Spy

Moscow Tries to Point Finger at Briton Over Poisoning of Former Russian Spy

MOSCOW — Russia’s Ambassador to the UK, Alexander Yakovenko, says that London’s reluctance to share information on the March 4 poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal has led Moscow to suggest that London authorities actually perpetrated the crime. “We have very serious suspicion that this provocation was done by British intelligence,” Yakovenko told Russia’s […]

Russia’s Foreign Minister Complains UK is Not ‘Playing by Rules’

Russia’s Foreign Minister Complains UK is Not ‘Playing by Rules’

MOSCOW – Russia’s foreign minister has accused Britain of refusing to play by “the rules” following its response to the poisoning of a former KGB agent and his daughter with a lethal nerve agent in Salisbury. Sergei Lavrov said the UK had dropped “all propriety” in blaming Russia for the chemical attack, which he claimed […]

Son of Thai Junta Senator Arrested in London for Taking Up-Skirt Videos

Son of Thai Junta Senator Arrested in London for Taking Up-Skirt Videos

– LONDON – The 27 year-old son of Thailand’s Junta Government,  Youdtana Tupchareon has been convicted by a court in London, England, of taking upskirt videos of unsuspecting shoppers in a women’s clothing store, the Daily Mail reported. The Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday also banned Pratyayoud Tupchareon, 27, a student at Regent’s University, from […]

Explosion in Leicester, England, Destroys Building, Killing at Least 5

Explosion in Leicester, England, Destroys Building, Killing at Least 5

– LEICESTER – British police searched for survivors Monday in the rubble of a shop and apartment destroyed by an explosion in the city of Leicester on Sunday evening, The death toll rose to five from four on Monday, police said. Five others were taken to hospital, one of whom remained in critical condition. CCTV […]

Thailand’s Foreign Minister Says Yingluck’s in London But “But We Haven’t Found Her Yet”

Thailand’s Foreign Minister Says Yingluck’s in London But “But We Haven’t Found Her Yet”

  – LONDON – Thailand’s foreign minister said Tuesday that former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country last year to evade a prison sentence, is in Britain, after photos surfaced online apparently showing Yingluck in London. Yingluck, whose government was ousted in a 2014 coup, was sentenced in absentia to five years in […]

Britons Most Senior Minister Resigns after Porn found on his Parliamentary Computer

Britons Most Senior Minister Resigns after Porn found on his Parliamentary Computer

– LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s most senior minister, Damian Green, has resigned at her request after an internal investigation found that he had made misleading comments about pornography found on computers in his parliamentary office. The resignation of one of her most trusted allies, who helped pacify her deeply divided party, is […]

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Now in London

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Now in London

  – LONDON – Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was in Dubai but left for London on September 11, a source in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Thursday. The source spoke after the leader of Thailand’s military junta said that Shinawatra, the prime minister he ousted three years ago, was in Dubai, […]

Police Begin Manhunt for Bomber of London Subway Train

Police Begin Manhunt for Bomber of London Subway Train

– LONDON – Hundreds of London police embarked on a massive manhunt Friday, racing to find out who placed a homemade bomb on a packed London subway train during the morning rush hour. The explosion wounded 22 people and ignited a panicked stampede to safety. Witnesses described seeing a “wall of fire” as the bomb […]

Police Charge Man in Terror Incident Near Buckingham Palace

Police Charge Man in Terror Incident Near Buckingham Palace

– LONDON – Authorities in London have charged a man with terrorism offenses following an incident near Buckingham Palace in which a suspect with a 4-foot sword injured three police officers. London’s Metropolitan police charged Mohiussunnath Choudhury, 26, of Luton for conduct “in preparation for giving effect to his intention to commit an act or […]

Teen Charged in London Acid Attacks as UK Plans Crackdown

Teen Charged in London Acid Attacks as UK Plans Crackdown

  – LONDON – British police have charged a teenager with a spate of London acid attacks, as authorities considered whether tougher sentences would curb a spike in assaults with corrosive liquids. The Metropolitan Police force said late Saturday that a 16-year-old boy faces 15 charges, including grievous bodily harm. The boy, who can’t be […]