WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for nearly six years to escape extradition to Sweden, has lost his latest bid to have his British arrest warrant dropped.
The British arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains valid, a court in London ruled on Tuesday, saying that he must surrender to the authorities before judges are able to consider his defense for jumping bail.
Firefighters and other emergency services are responding to a water pipe break in the Hammersmith area of west London, causing major flooding, officials say. A number of people are trapped in cars and restaurants.
Irish singer Dolores O'Riordan, who was well-known as the lead singer of the "The Cranberries" as it became one of the most popular bands of the 1990s, has died in London, her publicist says. She was 46 years old.
British counter-terrorism police have arrested two men over an alleged plot to attack Downing Street and assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May, British media report. It was not immediately known whether they were acting on behalf of a terrorist group. (more)
Panic erupted on Oxford Street in central London after multiple reports of shots being fired, but no evidence of a shooting was found, witnesses and local officials say. Sixteen people were injured during the panic. (more)
A five-month-long operation to recover and identify victims from the fire at a London high-rise building in June has come to an end, British police announced on Thursday. A total of 71 people were killed, including an unborn baby. (more)
British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon abruptly resigned on Wednesday, admitting that his conduct in the past had fallen below high standards. It followed reports about an incident in which he placed his hand on a woman's knee.
A woman has been arrested after she scaled a fence in an attempt to gain access to the grounds of Buckingham Palace in London, British police say. Only few details were released but there is no indication of a link to terrorism. (more)