Boris Becker denies criminal bankruptcy claims in London

LONDON (AP) — Former tennis star Boris Becker appeared in a London court Thursday, pleading not guilty to a string of criminal charges related to his bankruptcy case. Becker, who was declared bankrupt in June 2017, is accused of not complying with orders to disclose financial information and hiding properties in the U.K. and Germany […]

London police, protesters clash at COVID-19 demonstration

LONDON (AP) — London police clashed with demonstrators on Saturday as they broke up a protest in Trafalgar Square against COVID-19 restrictions amid rising tensions over limits on everyday life as the government tries to stem a sharp rise in infections. Police and protesters were injured when officers moved in after three hours of speeches […]

London officer shot dead while detaining suspect at station

LONDON (AP) — A British police officer was shot dead inside a London police station early Friday by a suspect he was detaining, who then appears to have turned the gun on himself. Investigators said the suspect was handcuffed at the time. London’s Metropolitan Police force said Sgt. Matiu Ratana, 54, was shot at the […]

Police, protesters clash as London eyes tighter virus rules

LONDON (AP) — Police in London clashed with protesters Saturday at a rally against coronavirus restrictions, even as the mayor warned that it was “increasingly likely” that the British capital would soon need to introduce tighter rules to curb a sharp rise in infections. Scuffles broke out as police moved in to disperse hundreds of […]

Man suspected of stabbing assault barricades himself in home in New London

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — A man suspected in the stabbing assault of another man was arrested by authorities after an hours-long standoff early Saturday morning in New London. On Friday, authorities responded to a call of an assault with a weapon at 9:15 p.m. at a home in the area of Crescent Street and […]

New London PD: 1 injured in shooting near convenience store on Ocean Avenue

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — New London Police are investigating a report of shots fired early Saturday morning. Police said at around 4 a.m., officers responded to the H&T Mini Mart on Ocean Avenue. A gunshot victim was sent to L+M Hospital, police said. When police went to the hospital to speak with the victim, […]

Liberia war crimes suspect arrested in London

LONDON (AP) — A man has been arrested in London on suspicion of war crimes relating to the first and second Liberian civil wars between 1989 and 2003, British police said Thursday. The Metropolitan Police said officers arrested the 45-year-old in southeast London and took him into custody at a police station. Officers were searching […]

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