A London police officer has pleaded guilty to charges of abuse, including rape and sexual assault, against 12 women over nearly two decades, in a harrowing case that intensified scrutiny over misogyny and sexism in the British capital’s police force. The officer, David Carrick, 48, whose job had included parliamentary and diplomatic protection duties, admitted […]
Roberta Metsola achieved a number of firsts when she was elected president of the European Parliament a year ago. She was the first person from Malta, the smallest European Union country, to hold the job; the first woman in 20 years; and, at 43, the youngest president in the Parliament’s history. On Dec. 11 she […]
LONDON — When environmental protesters recently stopped traffic on the M25 freeway that circles London, one journalist, Charlotte Lynch, was standing on a bridge above reporting on the latest of the group’s disruptive demonstrations for her radio station, LBC. But not for long. Ms. Lynch was swiftly handcuffed, searched and arrested after being questioned by […]
Witnesses said officers fired tear gas indiscriminately into the stands, causing a stampede that led to at least 125 deaths.
The body of a man being sought by the authorities was found with wounds that were not believed to be self-inflicted. The killing of 10 people stunned the country.
Officers converged on a house on the Indigenous reserve where two brothers were accused of launching an attack that killed 10 people, but later said he was still at large.
The other of the two suspects, who the police say are brothers, isstill at large.
Dozens of police officers have been killed in the country so far this year, as its new president struggles to quell a wave of violence he campaigned on ending.