British government
  • Police and forensic officers near the scene of an attack which has left one man confirmed dead and two people injured near Woolwich barracks in London Wednesday, May, 22, 2013.

    The British government's emergency committee is set to meet Thursday after two attackers butchered a man in a brutal daylight attack in London that raised fears terrorism had returned to the capital.

    LAST UPDATE : May 23, 2013, 6:22 AM EDT
  • Elite women's marathon runners, from left, Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana, Kenya's Priscah Jeptoo, Kenya's Edna Kiplagat and Japan's Yoko Shibui pose for photographs during a media opportunity for the London Marathon backdropped by Tower Bridge in London, Thursday, April 18, 2013. The London Marathon will go ahead on Sunday despite security fears in the wake of the bomb blasts in the Boston race that killed at least three runners and injured many more.

    Any anxiety runners have about competing in the London Marathon is being allayed by the successful security measures at last year's Olympics.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 19, 2013, 11:08 AM EDT
  • Rehearsal For The Funeral Procession For Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

    It is  suing over the export of sophisticated surveillance technology that has been used to spy on dissidents in Bahrain and elsewhere.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 16, 2013, 12:06 PM EDT