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UK police: up to 5 terror plots foiled this year

In this Thursday, May 23, 2013 file photo, the Commissioner of the London Metropolitan Police Bernard Hogan-Howe leaves 10 Downing Street in London, following a meeting of Cobra. The head of London’s police force says as many as five terror plots were foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat. Hogan-Howe told the BBC on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 that normally security services disrupt one plot annually. However, he says this year alone authorities have disrupted “we think four or five.’’(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

The head of London’s police force said Sunday that as many as five terror plots were foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Former BBC presenter Savile abused two-year-old – report

Jimmy Savile.  AP FILE PHOTO

More than 500 reports of abuse on victims aged as young as two have been made against late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, according to a new investigation by the NSPCC charity published Monday.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ex-BBC man Hall got teens drunk and raped them, court hears

In this file picture taken on Feb. 7, 2013, former broadcaster Stuart Hall  speaks to reporters outside Preston Magistrate's court in Preston. The 84-year-old repeatedly plied two young teenage girls with drink and raped them in his BBC dressing room, a court heard Wednesday, May 7, 2014.  AFP PHOTO/ANDREW YATES

British former broadcaster Stuart Hall repeatedly plied two young teenage girls with drink and raped them in his BBC dressing room, a court heard Wednesday.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ex-Zamboanga del Sur governor charged with malversation

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Zamboanga del Sur Rep. Aurora E. Cerilles: Off the hook. http://www.congress.gov.ph

Former Zamboanga del Sur Gov. Aurora Cerilles has been charged with malversation of public funds in the Sandiganbayan for alleged illegal disbursement of the provincial funds amounting to P483,840 in 2005.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

BBC sorry for showing Prince William ‘penis’ doodle

Prince-William

The BBC apologized on Thursday for accidentally showing an image of Britain’s Prince William with a penis drawn on his head.

Posted: August 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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