Metropolitan Police

  • Five dead in Las Vegas shooting: Report 09-06-2014 08:40 AM

    Washington: Two Las Vegas police officers and a civilian were killed in an apparent ambush that ended with the two gunmen killing themselves, local media has reported. One of the attackers yelled "This is the start of a revolution" before shooting the officers and stripping them of their weapons and...
  • UK announces new Metropolitan Police chief 13-09-2011 12:13 AM

    London: Bernard Hogan-Howe, the acting deputy commissioner for Britain's Metropolitan Police, has been named the new head of the force, the government said on Monday. Hogan-Howe will fill the gap left by former Met police chief Paul Stephenson and former assistant commissioner John Yates, who both resigned in quick succession...
  • Over 1,500 people appear in courts over UK riots 01-09-2011 08:33 PM

    London: Over 1,500 people, a fifth of them youths, have appeared in court in connection with the riots in London and other English cities, according to latest official figures. Most of the accused who came before magistrates have been remanded in custody, the Ministry of Justice said. The majority of...
  • On film: UK rioters attack unarmed police officers 21-08-2011 08:56 AM

    British police have launched a murder probe after a CCTV footage of Birmingham riot shows unarmed officers and a police helicopter being shot at by rioters. ...
  • Atleast 7 dead in Tokyo stabbing spree 08-06-2008 08:52 PM

    Melbourne, Australia: Cricket Australia's team performance director says there will be no panic over the side's worst one-day series defeat just 12 months out from the Ashes series, but that anyone looking for places to hide won't find one. Pat Howard said in media reports on Friday that the Australia...
  • British Indian cop wins court battle to clear his name 04-06-2008 06:14 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed the United Arab Emirates as the venue for three one-day internationals and three Twenty20s against Australia in August. PCB spokesman Nadeem Sarwar said the ODIs will start at 6:00 pm local time to counter extreme daytime heat in the UAE while T20s...
  • Tokyo grapples with overflowing lost & found items 16-04-2008 10:11 AM

    Adelaide: India's stand-in skipper in the Adelaide Test - which India lost on Saturday by 298 runs to lose the series 4-0 - Virender Sehwag said while the team fared poorly in the Test series, ODIs will be a different ball game as they are still the World Champions. We...