Three Syria-bound British teens freed on bail

Three British teenagers, deported from Turkey on suspicion that they were trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists, have been released on bail after being interrogated by Scotland Yard.

Scotland Yard face graft probe for covering up child sex abuse

The UK's police watchdog on Monday launched a probe into alleged corruption in Scotland Yard ranks for shielding influential politicians and officials involved in sex offences against children, including an Indian-origin boy who was found murdered in the 1980s.

Scotland Yard admits error 'in hindsight' over UK schoolgirls

Scotland Yard has admitted that they could have handled better the case of the three runaway schoolgirls, believed to have joined IS extremists in Syria, after the teenage girls' families criticised the police for not passing on vital information to them.

Runaway schoolgirls' family blame Scotland Yard

Relatives of three runaway London schoolgirls - believed to have joined Islamic State extremists in Syria, have criticised Scotland Yard for not passing on "vital" information that the trio were at risk of being radicalised.

UK to probe police 'cover-up' in Indian-origin boy's death

UK's official police watchdog will investigate allegations that Scotland Yard may have covered up the murder of an Indian-origin boy at the hands of a high- profile child abuse ring in the 80s.

Missing girls thought to be in Syria: British police

Three teenage girls from London feared to have run off to join the Islamic State (IS) group are believed to have crossed from Turkey into Syria, British police said Tuesday.

Scotland Yard brief students at missing girls' school in UK

Scotland Yard officers on Monday briefed students and staff at the east London school from where three girls are feared to have fled to Syria to join the dreaded Islamic State militant group.

Scotland Yard pays high cost for Julian Assange security

Scotland Yard has spent around 10 million pounds for providing a 24-hour guard at the Ecuadorean embassy here since WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claimed asylum there in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden to face sex crime charges.

Julian Assange policing costs Britain $15 mn

Scotland Yard has spent about 10 million pounds ($15 million) providing a 24-hour guard at the Ecuadorean embassy in London since WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claimed asylum there, figures show.

London's Scotland Yard police HQ sold to Abu Dhabi developers

London's iconic Scotland Yard police headquarters has been sold for 370 million pounds to a real estate developer group from Abu Dhabi, 120 million pounds over the asking price.

Scotland Yard arrests British MP on charges of alleged rape

A 48-year-old British Conservative party MP has been arrested on charges of alleged rape by the Scotland Yard.

14 injured in London 5-star hotel gas explosion
14 injured in London 5-star hotel gas explosion

At least 14 people have been injured in what is suspected to be a gas explosion at a 5-star hotel in central London, officials said.

Indian-origin man claims son killed by VIPs in UK

An Indian-origin father in the UK has claimed that his eight-year-old son had been killed by politically well-connected people in 1981 and the Scotland Yard covered up the incident in a bid to protect the VIP paedophiles.

Man arrested for throwing marbles at MPs in UK Parliament

In a major security breach, a man Wednesday managed to enter the British Parliament and hurl marbles at some MPs during British Prime Minister David Cameron's weekly questions.

Female terror suspect held over Syria investigation

 A 25-year-old woman has been arrested in Britain on suspicion of "preparation of terrorist acts" linked to Syria, Scotland Yard said today.

Five charged with IS plot to kill Scotland Yard officers

Five men have been charged here in connection with an alleged Islamic State (IS) plot to carry out a drive-by gun attack against Scotland Yard officers.

UK arrests four terror suspects

 Scotland Yard officers arrested four men here today on suspicion of terror offences as part of an investigation into an alleged Islamist terrorist plot.

Scotland Yard arrests nine terror suspects in UK

Nine men, including a Pakistani- origin Islamist preacher, were arrested today by Scotland Yard on suspicion of being members of a banned organisation and encouraging terrorism in the UK.

Woman found beheaded in London garden

A woman has been found beheaded in a back garden in north London with police saying the killing was not related to a terrorist act. The body was found in Edmonton after police were called just after 1pm by residents who had seen a man armed with a knife.

IOA Secretary General, wrestling referee arrested in Glasgow

The Indian contingent at the ongoing Commonwealth Games was today left thoroughly embarrassed after IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and an unattached wrestling referee, Virender Malik, were arrested on different charges