Free Press Journal
  • Scotland Yard’s first PIO police chief bags UK honour

     London : Scotland Yard’s first Indian-origin counter-terrorism chief has won the Asian Achievers’ Award in the Uniformed and Civil Services category for his contribution to policing in the UK.

  • Russians charged with poisoning Skirpal

    London : Scotland Yard on Wednesday said there was “sufficient evidence” to charge two Russian nationals for the nerve agent poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the UK earlier this year. The suspects were named as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, believed to be in their 40s and using the names as aliases, Scotland Yard and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said in a statement.

  • Sudanese-origin Britisher named in car crash near UK Parl

    London : British citizen of Sudanese origin Salih Khater was driving the car that injured three persons in a terror attack outside the UK’s Parliament, government sources said on Wednesday.

  • 3 pedestrians hurt as car hits barrier at UK Parliament

    London : In a terror attack, a man drove a car at high speed and ploughed into several pedestrians and cyclists before crashing into security barriers outside the UK’s Parliament during rush hour today, injuring three persons, Scotland Yard said.

  • Kevin Spacey faces new sexual assault allegations

    Washington D.C.: American star Kevin Spacey, who has already been accused of three sexual assault allegations, is now accused of three more, bringing the total number of cases against him to six. Scotland Yard is investigating three new sexual assault allegations against the ‘House of cards’ star, dating back to 1996.

  • Suspected acid attack injures six in London, 15-year-old arrested

    London : A suspected acid attack after an altercation between two groups left six people injured in a shopping centre in London, with police arresting a 15-year-old boy in connection with the case. Scotland Yard said its officers had responded to an altercation between two groups of men inside Stratford Shopping Centre in east London last evening during which a “noxious substance” was thrown. When the liquid was thrown, both groups ran

  • Attack outside Buckingham Palace, 1 held

    London: A 26-year-old sword-wielding man attacked and wounded three police officers outside Buckingham Palace in London before being arrested, prompting Scotland Yard to launch a terror investigation.

  • London fire: Death toll rises to 30; fears it could climb over 100

    London: The death toll in the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey tower here nearly doubled to 30 today amid fears that it could climb to “triple figures”, even as Scotland Yard launched a criminal investigation into the cause of one of the worst fire tragedies in the country.

  • UK parliament attacker acted alone: Scotland Yard

    Scotland Yard on Sunday admitted they may never know the motive behind the brazen terror attack on the British parliament by Khalid Masood who acted alone and said there’s no information to suggest further attacks are planned.

  • UK Parliament attacker was Muslim convert with violent past

    London: The man who launched a terror attack on UK Parliament has been identified by police as 52-year-old former convict Adrian Russell Ajao who acquired the name Khalid Masood upon conversion to Islam.

  • Scotland Yard accused of using Indian hackers for spying

    Scotland Yard is facing allegations of using hackers in India to illegally spy on email accounts of British journalists, environmental campaigners and activists, an anonymous letter to the UK’s policing watchdog has claimed. A letter believed to be from a whistleblower alleges that a secretive unit at the Metropolitan Police used contacts in the Indian police to obtain passwords and monitored targets for several years.

  • Shooting incident outside British Parliament: BBC

    London: A shooting incident was reported today outside the British Parliament that resulted in some injuries, a media report said. Shots were reported to have been fired close to the Houses of Parliament, the BBC reported.

  • Scotland Yard accused of using Indian hackers for spying

    London: Scotland Yard is facing allegations of using hackers in India to illegally spy on email accounts of British journalists, environmental campaigners and activists, an anonymous letter to the UK’s policing watchdog has claimed.

  • First woman to head Scotland Yard in 187 years

    London : Senior British officer Cressida Dick has been appointed as the commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police, becoming the first woman to lead Scotland Yard in its 187-year history.