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January 17, 2020, 2:26 PM

Astonishing video shows daring smash-and-grab raid in London jewelry store

London's Metropolitan police have released astonishing footage of a daring smash-and-grab raid in a jewelry store last year.
January 17, 2020, 2:26 PM
Robbers drive through store front and steal jewelry
January 17, 2020, 1:43 PM

SUV driven through front of jewelry store in dramatic smash and grab

Surveillance footage shows the dramatic moment an SUV smashed through the front of a jewelry store in London, England, before raiders took sledgehammers to glass display cases.
January 17, 2020, 1:43 PM
SUV driven through front of jewelry store in dramatic smash and grab
January 16, 2020, 11:55 AM

UK requests extradition of US diplomat's wife charged in death of British teen

A formal extradition request has been made for Anne Sacoolas, charged in the death of Harry Dunn.
January 16, 2020, 11:55 AM
US calls UK's extradition request of diplomat's wife 'highly inappropriate'
January 11, 2020, 4:35 PM

British officials request extradition of US diplomat's wife

A formal extradition letter was sent to the U.S. government after Anne Sacoolas was charged with causing death by dangerous driving.
January 11, 2020, 4:35 PM
British officials request extradition of US diplomat's wife
January 10, 2020, 1:26 PM

UK police say assault on prison guard was terrorist attack

British police say two inmates wearing fake suicide belts attacked and wounded a guard at a maximum-security prison in England in what detectives are treating as a terrorist attack
January 10, 2020, 1:26 PM
January 6, 2020, 2:33 PM

UK's most prolific rapist targeted men, gets life in prison

Britain's most prolific rapist has been jailed for life with release possible after 30 years
January 6, 2020, 2:33 PM
UK's most prolific rapist targeted men, gets life in prison
January 5, 2020, 8:27 PM

UK's Johnson: Iranian general 'threat to all our interests'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson continued his holiday despite Mideast tensions.
January 5, 2020, 8:27 PM
January 3, 2020, 1:00 PM

Unfit? Lack confidence? The British army wants you

The British army is targeting body-image obsessed young people, heavy drinkers, and Instagram addicts in its latest recruitment campaign.
January 3, 2020, 1:00 PM
Unfit? Lack confidence? The British army wants you
December 29, 2019, 6:08 PM

11 migrants rescued from small boat in English Channel

The group included 10 men and one woman who said they were from Iran.
December 29, 2019, 6:08 PM
December 28, 2019, 3:02 PM

UK police arrest 21-year-old man suspected of terrorism plan

British counter-terrorism police have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of preparing an extremist act
December 28, 2019, 3:02 PM
1 month ago

UK's Johnson unveils legislative plan to end Brexit deadlock

Britain's era of Brexit deadlock looks to be over
1 month ago
UK's Johnson to unveil plans at lavish Parliament opening
1 month ago

Anne Sacoolas, wife of US diplomat, charged with dangerous driving in death of Harry Dunn

The US diplomat's wife Anne Sacoolas has been formally charged with dangerous driving in case of Harry Dunn.
1 month ago
US diplomat's wife charged in death of UK teen
1 month ago

UK inflation bolsters view central bank will not cut rates

Inflation in Britain held steady at 1.5% in the year to November, way below the Bank of England's target of 2%
1 month ago
UK inflation holds steady below Bank of England's target
1 month ago

Johnson's win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK's breakup

Scotland and Northern Ireland now may be drifting permanently away from London.
1 month ago
Johnson's victory may deliver Brexit but could risk breaking up the UK
1 month ago

Leaders scramble for final votes as UK's ugly election ends

Britain’s election has been like the country’s late-autumn weather: chilly and dull, with blustery outbursts
1 month ago
UK political leaders chase undecided voters on eve of vote
1 month ago

Conservatives win big in UK election

The Conservative Party headed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson won by a landslide in the UK general elections.
1 month ago
Conservatives win big in UK election
1 month ago

Boris Johnson wins UK election

Johnson's Conservative Party won a huge victory in the closely watched election.
1 month ago
Boris Johnson wins UK election
1 month ago

Boris Johnson wins UK general election

“The View” co-hosts questioned what the conservative U.K. prime minister’s landslide victory means for America.
1 month ago
Boris Johnson wins UK general election
1 month ago

UK election: Conservatives win landslide, triggering path to Brexit

Boris Johnson's Conservatives won a huge majority in UK election, which will significantly impact Brexit, US relations and Scottish independence.
1 month ago
UK election: Conservatives win landslide, triggering path to Brexit
1 month ago

Main UK election contenders prepare for last election debate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to take on the main opposition Labour Party in the last major debate ahead of next week's general election
1 month ago
Main UK election contenders prepare for last election debate
1 month ago

Dog starts house fire after accidentally turning on microwave

A dog in the United Kingdom inadvertently started a kitchen fire when it somehow managed to turn on a microwave in its owner’s home.
1 month ago
Dog starts house fire after accidentally turning on microwave
2 months ago

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson replaced by block of melting ice at climate change debate

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson was replaced by a block of melting ice at a climate change debate.
2 months ago
UK prime minister replaced by block of melting ice at climate change debate
2 months ago

Bodies of victims found in refrigerated truck in UK arrive in Vietnam

The bodies of some of the 39 Vietnamese nationals found dead in a tractor-trailer near London last month have been returned to their homeland.
2 months ago
Bodies of victims found in UK truck arrive in Vietnam where loved ones await
2 months ago

UK truck driver pleads guilty to unlawful immigration, lesser charges in case of 39 deaths

The driver charged on multiple counts after 39 Vietnamese people were found dead in a truck his first guilty pleads on Monday.
2 months ago
Driver pleads guilty to unlawful immigration, lesser charges in case of 39 deaths
2 months ago

UK police make another arrest in connection to 39 Vietnamese people found dead in tractor-trailer

British police arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals whose bodies were found in a refrigerated truck near London last month.
2 months ago
Police make another arrest in connection to 39 found dead in tractor-trailer
2 months ago

Brawl involving up to 100 youths, machetes and knives erupts at UK movie theater

A brawl involving machetes, knives and up to 100 youths erupted at a movie theater in the United Kingdom and left 7 police officers with injuries.
2 months ago
Brawl involving up to 100 youths, machetes and knives erupts at UK movie theater
2 months ago

UK praised for bringing back some British orphans from Syria

The U.K.’s decision to allow some British orphans from Syria to come back home has drawn praise from an international charity
2 months ago
UK praised for bringing back some British orphans from Syria
2 months ago

UK police make new arrest over people-smuggling truck deaths

British police say they have arrested a 23-year-old man from Northern Ireland over the deaths of 39 people from Vietnam who were found in a refrigerated container truck last month
2 months ago
UK police make new arrest over people-smuggling truck deaths
2 months ago

Holiday festivities light up Britain's Royal Botanical Gardens

The spectacle includes a waterfall of lights, illuminated trees and projections on a Victorian glasshouse.
2 months ago
Holiday festivities light up Britain's Royal Botanical Gardens
2 months ago

Be careful out there: UK police warn candidates about safety

British police are unveiling new tactics to protect politicians amid the country’s fraught, even hostile political atmosphere, issuing safety recommendations for candidates running in the country’s Dec. 12 general election
2 months ago
Be careful out there: UK police warn candidates about safety
2 months ago

650 seats, 46 million voters: The UK election in numbers

650 seats, 46 million voters, 82 days to Brexit: Key numbers for Britain's Dec. 12 election
2 months ago
2 months ago

Floods become UK election issue as parties spar over funding

British political leaders are swapping blame over floods that have drenched parts of England as the deluge becomes an issue in the campaign for the Dec. 12 election
2 months ago
2 months ago

Torrential rain in England kills 1; floods streets

Torrential has rain drenched parts of north and central England, swelling rivers, forcing evacuations and disrupting travel
2 months ago
Torrential rain in England kills 1; floods streets
2 months ago

UK police identify truck victims; 10 teenagers among 39 dead

UK police say 10 teenagers were among the 39 Vietnamese found dead in a truck container in southeast England, including two 15-year-old boys
2 months ago
UK police identify truck victims; 10 teenagers among 39 dead
2 months ago

UK police release the identities of the 39 people found dead in a tractor-trailer near London

Authorities confirmed the victims ranged in age from 15 to 44 and were all Vietnamese.
2 months ago
UK police release identities of 39 people found dead in tractor-trailer near London
2 months ago

UK police ID all 39 Vietnamese victims found in truck

U.K. police say they have formally identified all the 39 people found dead in a shipping container last month in southeastern England and notified their families
2 months ago
UK police ID all 39 Vietnamese victims found in truck
2 months ago

15 men found alive in back of truck, suspected of entering UK illegally

Fifteen people were found alive in the back of a truck in on Tuesday after a member of the public reported suspicious activity to the police.
2 months ago
15 men found alive in back of truck, suspected of entering UK illegally
2 months ago

Ceiling collapses at London Theater during show, injuring 5

At least 5 people were injured after the ceiling of a theater in the heart of London’s entertainment district collapsed during a performance.
2 months ago
Ceiling collapses on theater audience, injuring 5
2 months ago

Lindsay Hoyle chosen to replace Bercow as UK Commons speaker

Long-serving Labour Party lawmaker Lindsay Hoyle has been elected speaker of Britain's House of Commons, taking up the job with a clear message: I'm not John Bercow
2 months ago
UK lawmakers electing new speaker to replace John Bercow
3 months ago

UK police investigating crash that killed Harry Dunn interview US diplomat's wife

British police say they have interviewed the suspect in a deadly crash who is said to be the wife of an American diplomat.
3 months ago
UK police investigating crash that killed teen interview US diplomat's wife
3 months ago

Police to travel to US to interview Anne Sacoolas in Harry Dunn collision case

In a press conference, U.K. police said they will travel to the U.S. to interview Anne Sacoolas in the Harry Dunn collision case.
3 months ago
Police to travel to US to interview Anne Sacoolas in Harry Dunn collision case
3 months ago

Brexit ballot: UK lawmakers back December 12 election

Britons will be heading out to vote in the dark days of December after the House of Commons backed an early election that could break the country's political impasse over Brexit _ or turn out to be merely a temporary distraction
3 months ago
UK prime minister to push for an election - again
3 months ago

Police searching for 2 brothers wanted for manslaughter, trafficking after 39 bodies found in tractor-trailer

The brothers are wanted on suspicion of manslaughter and human trafficking.
3 months ago
Police searching for 2 brothers in connection with 39 bodies found in tractor-trailer
3 months ago

Early elections in UK have mixed fortunes for key parties

Early elections in UK have mixed fortunes for key parties
3 months ago
3 months ago

2 more arrested in connection with 39 Chinese found dead in tractor-trailer

Two more people have been arrested after 39 bodies were found in a truck container in Essex, 20 miles east of London, on Wednesday.
3 months ago
2 more arrested in connection with 39 Chinese found dead in tractor-trailer
3 months ago

39 dead in UK trailer were Chinese nationals as police raid three addresses in Northern Ireland

The 39 found dead in a semi truck in Essex, England, are believed to be Chinese nationals, as new details emerge around the shocking incident.
3 months ago
39 found dead in trailer were Chinese nationals: Police
3 months ago

Grim find: 39 dead in one of UK's worst trafficking cases

Police are reconstructing the final journey of 39 people found dead in a truck container in an industrial park in England in one of Britain's worst human smuggling tragedies
3 months ago
39 people found dead in truck container in southeast England
3 months ago

Driver arrested after 39 bodies found in tractor-trailer near London, police say

Police have launched a murder investigation after 39 people were found dead in a lorry container near London.
3 months ago
Driver arrested after 39 bodies found in tractor-trailer, police say
3 months ago

39 bodies found in truck in England

British police found 39 dead bodies in a truck east of London and apprehended a 25-year-old suspect.
3 months ago
39 bodies found in truck in England
3 months ago

London commuters scuffle with climate activists

Angry commuters have scuffled with climate activists who climbed onto the roofs of trains, snarling services in the busy morning rush hours in the British capital
3 months ago
London commuters scuffle with climate activists