Muslim killers of British soldier to be sentenced

Two Muslim extremists convicted of hacking British soldier Lee Rigby to death on a London street are due to be sentenced and face life in prison.

Feb 26, 2014, 16:38 PM IST

New discovery suggests humans lived on River Thames 9,000 years ago

Archaeologists working on the Crossrail project have unearthed rare evidence that humans lived on the River Thames 9,000 years ago.

Aug 09, 2013, 18:07 PM IST

UK-based Muslims fear ‘wave of anti-Islamic attacks’ following Woolwich murder

Muslim groups have urged authorities to take serious action against anti-Islamic attacks, saying that they fear a wave of reprisals in the wake of the Woolwich murder of Drummer Lee Rigby.

Jun 06, 2013, 20:30 PM IST

Muslim man pleads guilty for plotting Prince Harry`s murder

Ashraf Islam, 30, was charged with threats to kill the third in line for the throne, and was arrested in London.

Jun 03, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Second man charged with UK soldier’s murder

A second man on Saturday was charged with the gruesome murder of Lee Rigby in Woolwich, London, on May 22.

Jun 02, 2013, 09:08 AM IST

Two get bail in British soldier murder case

Two men arrested on suspicion of being involved in supplying illegal firearms in connection with the Islamist murder of a British soldier in London last week were released on bail on Saturday.

Jun 01, 2013, 21:08 PM IST

London terror victim died of `multiple` wounds: Post-mortem

A British soldier, who was beheaded in a terror attack nearly a week ago, died of "multiple incised wounds" after being attacked by terrorists on a street here, a post-mortem examination found on Wednesday.

May 29, 2013, 22:26 PM IST

UK to probe how intelligence agency failed to stop Woolwich

A British parliamentary committee will examine whether the country`s intelligence service failed in assessing the threat posed by two apparent Islamists who butchered a soldier on a London street last week.

May 28, 2013, 19:29 PM IST

Ten attacks on UK mosques reported since British soldier’s murder

The attacks come amid warnings from Muslim community leaders that the backlash is being fuelled by far right groups.

May 28, 2013, 14:03 PM IST

UK soldier`s beheading: Rupert Murdoch quotes Quran on Twitter

Media baron Rupert Murdoch quoted verses from the Quran on Twitter while criticising the beheading of a British soldier by extremists.

May 28, 2013, 11:50 AM IST

3 UK men arrested in connection with Woolwich murder get bail

The trio of men, who are all in their 20s, were arrested in south-east London on Saturday three days after 25-year-old Lee Rigby was hacked to death in Woolwich.

May 27, 2013, 15:28 PM IST

Another man stabbed on London street near Woolwich

A 20-year-old man has been stabbed in Woolwich here, days after British Drummer Lee Rigby was butchered and beheaded near the same spot, police said Monday.

May 27, 2013, 14:14 PM IST

UK police hike security near mosques fearing reprisals

Police officers in Britain have been mounting additional patrols near mosques and monitoring the Internet fearing a backlash against Muslims.

May 24, 2013, 22:24 PM IST

Soldier killed in London had served in Afghanistan

The British soldier murdered on the streets of London by two suspected Islamists had fought the Taliban in Afghanistan.

May 23, 2013, 23:38 PM IST

Mother of two tried to talk down London terrorists

Ingrid Loyau-Kennett, 48, was one of the first people on the scene after the two terrorists yesterday butchered the soldier near army barracks in Woolwich, south-east London.

May 23, 2013, 16:15 PM IST

English Defence League retaliates following Woolwich terror attack

A group of 100 men, some wearing balaclavas printed with `EDL`, threw bottles at the police and chanted anti-Muslim slogans for less than an hour, The Guardian reports.

May 23, 2013, 14:31 PM IST