British police

LONDON | Over 400 items found in UK nerve agent poison probe

LONDON — British police said Saturday that search teams have found over 400 items as part of the investigation into the poisoning of two Britons by the nerve agent Novichok — but searches will likely take many more weeks as officers seek further evidence. Metropolitan Police announced a breakthrough in the case Friday when they … Continue reading LONDON | Over 400 items found in UK nerve agent poison probe

LONDON | 2 arrested at right-wing, pro-Trump protests in London

LONDON — British police have arrested a man and a woman at a right-wing protest in London, where people supporting a prominent right-wing activist were joined by a “Welcome Trump” rally. The small rally supporting U.S. President Donald Trump — who’s in Scotland after visiting London — joined the “Free Tommy Robinson” protest Saturday in … Continue reading LONDON | 2 arrested at right-wing, pro-Trump protests in London

AMESBURY, England  | British police: 2 people critical near poisoned spy city

AMESBURY, England  — British police declared a “major incident” Wednesday after two people were exposed to an unknown substance in a town near where a former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent. In a statement, the Wiltshire Police force says a man and a woman — both in their 40s … Continue reading AMESBURY, England  | British police: 2 people critical near poisoned spy city

LONDON | Rush is on for England fans heading to Russia

LONDON (AP) — England fans are finally showing more interest in going to Russia to roar their team on now that it’s winning at the World Cup. The Three Lions have cruised to the knockout stages and captain Harry Kane is leading the scoring at the tournament so far with five goals, including a hat … Continue reading LONDON | Rush is on for England fans heading to Russia

UK opens murder probe into death of Russian Nikolai Glushkov

LONDON /March 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — British police said Friday they have launched a murder investigation into the death of London-based Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov after an autopsy revealed that he died from compression to the neck. Counterterrorism detectives are leading the case “because of the associations Mr. Glushkov is believed to have had,” the … Continue reading UK opens murder probe into death of Russian Nikolai Glushkov

The Latest: Police: Probe into spy poisoning will last weeks

LONDON/March 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain (all times local): 2:30 p.m. British police say the investigation into the chemical agent attack on a former Russian spy will last many weeks, and that they are not declaring a person of interest yet in the probe. In … Continue reading The Latest: Police: Probe into spy poisoning will last weeks

The Latest: British police say 21 people have medical care

LONDON /March 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain and his daughter (all times local): 1:45 a.m. British police say around 21 people have had medical treatment after a nerve-agent attack on an ex-Russian spy. The U.K. has vowed strong action against whoever was responsible for the … Continue reading The Latest: British police say 21 people have medical care

UK police: 21 people sought treatment after ex-spy poisoning

LONDON /March 08, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A British police official on Thursday updated the number of people who sought treatment after a nerve agent attack on an ex-Russian spy, saying “around 21” had been given medical help and support. Only three people remain hospitalized after the poisoning Sunday in the southern English city of Salisbury — ex-spy … Continue reading UK police: 21 people sought treatment after ex-spy poisoning