The loose organization of hackers known as Anonymous released Friday a recording of a telephone call between the FBI and Scotland Yard that it said it recorded surreptitiously.
Four current and former employees of Britain's Sun newspaper were arrested by authorities investigating claims of inappropriate payments to police, News Corp. and police said Saturday.
When Nana Clarke first heard about the protests in front of the Tottenham Metropolitan Police Service station, she walked down to join the crowd assembling several blocks from her home.
In the past, people seemed to require a massive "cue" to form a mob. The New York blackouts of the summer of 1977 resulted in citywide looting, not just because alarm systems were down, but because a whole lot of hot, angry, frustrated people had an excuse to act en masse. Likewise, the verdict on the Rodney King trial served as a spark, synchronizing simultaneous explosions of mob behavior in a dozen North American cities.
Four top British police officers will not face further police investigation in connection with an inquiry into phone hacking by journalists, the Independent Police Complaints Commission said Wednesday.
Investigators may not know what killed singer Amy Winehouse until they get results from lab tests on her blood and tissue, due in about two to four weeks, according to Scotland Yard Monday.
Rupert Murdoch is facing a two-front war. On the eastern front, he has denied knowledge before a House of Commons committee of phone hacking or payments by News Corp. to Scotland Yard while bemoaning the employees who failed him. He will probably escape criminal prosecution in the United Kingdom, unless some senior employee yet turns on him.
When he became the Commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police in 1972, Robert Mark told his new subordinates: "The basic test of a decent police force is that it catches more criminals than it employs."
British Prime Minister David Cameron will cut short his trip to South Africa to deal with the nation's phone-hacking scandal, his office confirmed Monday -- another day of dizzying developments that also saw a second top police official resign and the announcement of a broader police corruption probe.
Former Murdoch executive Rebekah Brooks is arrested in connection with phone-hacking probe. Atika Shubert reports.
UK's most senior police officer resigns, citing allegations of links to the News of the World phone-hacking scandal.
The story is moving fast, and ironically Rupert Murdoch is caught in a web of his own making.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his son James will attend a hearing over the phone-hacking scandal before British lawmakers next Tuesday, their company, News International, told CNN Thursday.
Rupert and James Murdoch will attend the UK parliamentary hearing on phone hacking scandal. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
A British man charged with attacks on three websites is due to appear in court Thursday, Scotland Yard said.
British counterterrorism police were searching three addresses in West Yorkshire late Monday, according to Scotland Yard.
An explosive device found in a cargo plane in England last month probably would have exploded over the Eastern Seaboard of the United States if it had not been discovered, Scotland Yard said Wednesday.
A fourth Pakistani cricket player was questioned on Tuesday, Scotland Yard said.
Four British police officers have been charged with assault in connection with the arrest of a British terrorism suspect seven years ago, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced Thursday.
A 20-year-old Romanian stowaway survived a 90-minute flight in a private plane's wheel compartment and was subsequently arrested, reported the Metropolitan Police Service in London, England.
Spanish police have seized a ship carrying nearly $600 million worth of cocaine, in a joint operation with London's Metropolitan Police, Britain's Serious Organised Crime Agency, and maritime authorities, Scotland Yard announced.
British police said they stopped a United Airlines pilot from flying while intoxicated earlier this week, pulling him from a Boeing 767 aircraft at London's Heathrow airport and charging him with being on duty while his blood-alcohol level was over the limit.
Two men were arrested Wednesday in connection with this month's brazen London jewelry store robbery of millions of dollars worth of gems, Metropolitan Police said.
London police have arrested a man in connection with a brazen daylight robbery of a jewelry store last week, they announced Wednesday.
Two men walk out of a London jewelry store having pulled off the biggest jewel heist in British history. From ITN.
Two men are being sought for questioning in the brazen daylight robbery of a jewelry store last week, in which some $65 million in merchandise was stolen, authorities said Tuesday.
The Metropolitan Police Service launched a criminal investigation Friday into allegations of torture made by a former prisoner at the U.S. military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, New Scotland Yard said.
Six London police officers have been suspended, Scotland Yard has confirmed, amid British media reports that they allegedly tortured drug suspects.
Security at the G-20 summit in London, England, is tight as protesters fill the streets. CNN anchor Kiran Chetry spoke Wednesday with Frances Townsend, who was Homeland Security adviser under the Bush administration, about the security. Townsend now is a national security contributor on CNN.
Pakistan has arrested a suspected al Qaeda militant who intelligence officials say is tied to the London subway bombings in 2005, authorities there said Thursday.
UK security experts have blamed U.S. authorities for compromising an investigation into the alleged trans-Atlantic airliner bomb plot.
A small plane crashed into several homes in a neighborhood outside London Sunday afternoon, killing all five on board, Scotland Yard reported.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Wednesday that British investigators are heading to Pakistan to help clear up the confusion surrounding Thursday's assassination of Benazir Bhutto.
CNN's Zain Verjee reports on reaction of Pakistanis to the postponement of elections until February 18.
New questions arise about the cause of death of Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto. CNN's Zain Verjee reports.
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto died when the force of a bomb blast slammed her head into an escape hatch on her SUV, Scotland Yard said in a report released Friday.
IP-455 Press Release 8 February 2008 The findings of a Scotland Yard inquiry into how Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto died after being attacked during a political rally in Rawalpindi were presented to the Government of Pakistan today.
Detectives from Britain's Scotland Yard Saturday examined the scene where former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Dec. 27.
I have long claimed that the rise of extremism and militancy in Pakistan could not happen without support from elements within the current administration. My return to my country poses a threat to the forces of extremism that have thrived under a dictatorship. They want to stop the restoration of democracy at any price. They have exploited a poor, desperate, and powerless people and allowed extremists the right environment in which to flourish.
Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto speaks to CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva about the recent declaration of martial law.
Britain's top anti-terrorism police officer has resigned his position after media allegations that he faced an investigation into some of his expense claims.
UK Police slammed over shooting
The alleged attackers may have been amateurish but they also showed the limits of the U.K.'s surveillance system
After dismantling two car bombs in central London, British authorities search for the conspirators.
British police arrested the wife of one of the July 7, 2005 suicide bombers as well as three other suspects in early morning terror-related raids Wednesday.
British police arrested six people Tuesday in anti-terror raids, Scotland Yard said.
Three men arrested by police last month will be charged in the July 7, 2005, terrorist attacks on London's transit system that killed 52 people, police said Thursday.
A team of detectives from New Scotland Yard will leave for Jamaica next week to help investigate the death of Pakistan's cricket coach, Bob Woolmer, officials in London said Saturday.
British police early Tuesday arrested five men in raids across northern England, under the country's terrorism act, police said.
Claims that Diana, Princess of Wales, and her lover Dodi Fayed were murdered were unfounded, according to the official Scotland Yard inquiry released on Thursday.
British police said Wednesday they were now treating the fatal poisoning case of a former Russian agent as a murder investigation.
Police investigating the death of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko have sealed off the offices of exiled billionaire Boris Berezovsky following the discovery there of traces of a deadly radioactive substance.
Rap artist "Snoop Dogg" was charged Thursday with one felony count of knowingly possessing a deadly weapon -- a collapsible baton -- while trying to board a plane in California, authorities in Orange County said.
Rap artist "Snoop Dogg" was arrested and booked for being a felon in possession of a firearm and transportation of a controlled substance at a California airport Thursday, according to the Burbank Police Department.
1789: The U.S. War Department establish a regular U.S. army with a strength of several hundred men.
1772: New Jersey, US, passes a bill requiring a license to practice medicine.
British authorities have charged six men in connection with anti-terror raids conducted earlier this month in south and east London, according to Scotland Yard.
British authorities have charged two more people arrested last month in connection with an alleged plot to blow up as many as 10 commercial airliners on trans-Atlantic flights.
Fourteen men were being held Saturday after anti-terrorism raids in London. Police said they believed the men had been involved in training and recruiting for terror attacks.
The British government is considering a system of passenger profiling that includes checks on travelers' ethnic or religious background, according to media reports.
The UK Home Office has raised the terrorism threat level in Britain to its highest state, "critical," which is used when an attack is considered imminent.
The British parliament was briefly sealed off on Wednesday following a security incident sparked by man throwing a mystery substance.
American rapper Snoop Dogg and several members of his entourage were detained by police at London's Heathrow Airport after a skirmish that left seven police officers with minor injuries, a police source told CNN.
A 27-year-old man has been arrested by anti-terror officers in west London in connection with the attempted bombings on the London transit system on July 21 last year, Scotland Yard said.
The world's biggest exhibition of priceless diamonds has been forced to close after police uncovered a plot to steal the jewels.
A man and a woman were killed Tuesday in a shooting at London's fashionable Harvey Nichols department store, Scotland Yard said.
The latest al Qaeda videotape, aired on the Arabic channel Al-Jazeera on Thursday, appears genuine in that the two speakers are who they claim to be, CIA spokesman Paul Gimigliano said Friday.
Brazilian officials looking into the fatal police shooting of a Brazilian man mistaken for a terrorist on the London Tube were expected to meet prosecutors and the head of the watchdog agency investigating the death Wednesday.
Brazilian officials looking into the fatal police shooting of a Brazilian man mistaken for a terrorist on the London Tube have arrived to meet the head of the police watchdog agency investigating the death.
Senior Brazilian officials are in London for meetings with investigators examining the police shooting death of Jean Charles de Menezes on the London Tube.
Brazil's ambassador has said he believes there was no cover-up by British officials in the fatal police shooting of a Brazilian man mistaken for a terrorist on the London Tube.
Five men have been charged in the July 21 alleged terrorist attacks on London's transportation system, police said Sunday.
The 24-year-old man suspected of planting a backpack bomb at London's Warren Street Underground station on July 21 will appear before a British judge on Monday, Scotland Yard said.
British investigators are now leaning away from believing the attacks on July 7 and July 21 were linked, police officials said Thursday.
Crimes motivated by religious hatred have jumped by nearly 600 percent in London since the July 7 bombings, according to police records.
The failed July 21 bombings in London were not linked to the lethal attacks of July 7 or al Qaeda, a bombing suspect in Italian custody has told his interrogators, a source who was present during the interrogations told CNN Sunday.
We were outside New Scotland Yard, getting ready to do a live shot, when police suddenly began cordoning off the area around us. Cars blocked the entrances at both sides of the street; armed officers moved in close.
A third man has been arrested in connection with the investigation into Thursday's attempted bombings of the London transit system, Scotland Yard said Sunday.
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with four attempted bombings this week in London, police said Saturday.
Police investigating Thursday's attempted bombings on the London transit system have released images of four men caught on closed-circuit television at the incident sites around the time the attacks were attempted.
Four small explosions have hit three London Underground stations and a bus two weeks after the July 7 terror attacks, the city's police chief has said.
As the first funeral for a victim of the London bombings was held Sunday, British politicians were looking to expand the nation's battle against terrorism both at home and abroad.
Police appealed for information Thursday on the movements of the man they believe blew up a double-decker bus in London a week ago, one of four bombings that also included three subway trains.
British anti-terror police executed a search warrant at a home Wednesday night in Buckinghamshire, north of London, in connection with last week's terrorist bombings, Aylesbury police have told CNN.
A string of bombs that ripped through three London Underground trains went off within seconds, authorities said, adding that the blasts were so strong none of the victims have been identified.
A British man wanted in the United States for allegedly carrying out "the biggest military computer hack of all time" has been granted bail.
A Spanish national was arrested near London Saturday in connection with the Madrid train bombings last year, Scotland Yard said in a statement.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) -The Depression-era bank robber Willie Sutton famously targeted banks because "that's where the money is."
British authorities say they have taken a 47-year-old man -- identified in media reports as hard-line Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Mazri -- into custody on suspicion of being involved in terrorism as part of a domestic investigation.
Anti-terrorist police in Britain are questioning 12 men held on suspicion of being involved in terrorist activities following coordinated arrests in a dramatic series of daylight raids.
Thirteen men have been arrested by British police on suspicion of being involved in terrorist activities, and homes are being searched in four locations, Scotland Yard has announced.
At least one of 12 suspects held on suspicion of being involved in terrorist activities in Britain was arrested as a result of intelligence gathered from the arrest of a Pakistani computer expert, Pakistani intelligence officials tell CNN.
London police have foiled an attempted robbery of Â£40 million ($70 million) in gold bullion at Heathrow Airport.
Counterterrorism police have foiled an apparent plot to launch a chemical attack in Britain, according to U.S. and British security sources.
It could have been a scene straight out of "Casino Royale."
Police in London have launched a new drive to try to thwart potential terrorist attacks in the capital.
British police are examining four suspicious packages containing white powder that were sent to diplomatic addresses in London, Scotland Yard said Monday.
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