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24 Mar 2017

Middle-aged London attacker was criminal who wasn't seen as threat

BIRMINGHAM, England Before he killed four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat. | Video

24 Mar 2017

Police identify British-born attacker, victim count rises to four

LONDON The attacker who ploughed a car through a throng of pedestrians and then stabbed a policeman outside Britain's parliament was named on Thursday as Khalid Masood, a British-born man who was once investigated by MI5 intelligence officers over concerns about violent extremism. | Video

24 Mar 2017

UK honed attack response but feared unsophisticated 'lone wolf'

LONDON British police have spent years preparing the defense plan they put into action in London on Wednesday but have repeatedly said it would be difficult to stop a "lone wolf" attacker armed with unsophisticated weapons such as a car and a knife.

23 Mar 2017

UK honed attack response but feared unsophisticated 'lone wolf'

LONDON British police have spent years preparing the defence plan they put into action in London on Wednesday but have repeatedly said it would be difficult to stop a "lone wolf" attacker armed with unsophisticated weapons such as a car and a knife.

23 Mar 2017

FEATURE-Gehen oder bleiben? - EU-Bürger als Scheidungskinder des Brexit

Stratford-upon-Avon Ein 85-seitiges Antragsformular und mehrere Kilogramm Steuerunterlagen sowie Nachweise über Wohn- und Arbeitsverhältnisse in den letzten 5 Monaten - Dietmar Wolke hat mehrere Tage gebraucht, um den Antrag auf ein Bleiberecht in Großbritannien auszufüllen.

20 Mar 2017

Stay or go? EU nationals struggle with UK residency rules as Brexit looms

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England Amid the insecurity of what will happen after Brexit, tens of thousands of European nationals are struggling - and often failing - to negotiate the bureaucracy that decides whether they can stay in Britain after it leaves the European Union.

13 Mar 2017

Was Russian whistleblower murdered in UK with poisoned soup?

LONDON A British judge investigating the sudden death of a Russian mafia whistleblower heard on Monday that he might have been murdered by eating poisoned soup.

28 Feb 2017

Nissan calls for government help to meet "Made in Britain" rule

LONDON Nissan wants the British government to help it source more components in Britain to ensure the carmaker complies with "rules of origin" if the country leaves the European Union's customs union.

22 Feb 2017

Britain names Cressida Dick as London's first female police chief

LONDON Britain has appointed experienced counter-terrorism officer Cressida Dick, best known for heading an operation which led to the killing of an innocent Brazilian, as the first woman to head London's police force in its 188-year history.

16 Feb 2017

Labour faces backlash in working-class heartlands

STOKE-ON-TRENT/WHITEHAVEN, England Two parliamentary by-elections in Britain next week are likely to cast a pitiless light on the Labour Party's loss of working-class votes and expose its leader to the anti-establishment backlash that is driving the country out of the European Union.

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