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Police stumped as all but one suspect freed in London attack

London - British police admitted Saturday they may never know the motive behind this week's terror attack on parliament, after releasing all but one of 11 people held over the assault.

Jihadist markers, but UK attacker's profile unremarkable: experts

London - Khalid Masood's criminal past is a common marker for recent jihadists, but the London attacker's age of 52 is unusual and there was little in his profile that could have given an early warning, experts said.

London attack: police make two more 'significant arrests'

London - Two more people have been arrested over Wednesday's terror attack in London, police said on Friday, also giving the attacker's birth name as Adrian Russell and appealing to the public for information about him.

London attacker: 'Jack the lad' turned killer

London - Khalid Masood, the Briton behind this week's terror attack on parliament, was a Muslim convert with a history of violence who was known to security services but only as a "peripheral" figure.

World united to defeat IS, Johnson says after London attack

New York - The world is "turning the tide" against Islamic extremism, Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday at the United Nations, declaring that global powers ultimately will triumph over a "bankrupt and odious ideology.

Low-tech London attack is 'new norm', experts say

Paris - A man with a car, a knife and murderous intent -- the London attack shows the "new norm" of low-tech terror, experts say.

British MPs back at work but parliament remains a crime scene

London - Defiant British lawmakers returned to parliament Thursday but outside, the forensic work and eerie absence of people and traffic at one of London's most popular tourist spots was a poignant reminder of the previous day's terror.

EU parliament head sets 'red line' on citizens' rights post-Brexit

Brussels - European Parliament chief Antonio Tajani said securing the rights of millions of EU citizens after Brexit was a "red line" when negotiations begin soon.

Islamic State group claims London attack: IS-linked agency

Birut - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack in London that killed three people, the Amaq propaganda agency linked to the jihadist organisation said on Thursday.

British parliament attack: The victims

London - Three people were killed in the London terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament -- two members of the public and a police officer.

Islamic State claims British parliament attack

London - The Islamic State group said Thursday one of its "soldiers" carried out the deadly rampage at the British parliament, as Prime Minister Theresa May vowed the nation would not be cowed by its deadliest attack in 12 years.

World leaders stand with Britain after London attack

Paris - World leaders unanimously condemned the attack in the heart of London by a man who was shot dead by armed police, with many saying they stand with Britain.

Four killed in attack on symbol of British democracy

London - Four people were killed and 40 injured after being run over and stabbed in a lightning attack at the gates of British democracy attributed by police to "Islamist-related terrorism".

Three French pupils hurt in London attack

Paris - Three French pupils on a school trip were among those hurt in Wednesday's deadly car ramming attack near the British parliament in London, two seriously.

UK parliament attack reminiscent of Berlin, Nice

Paris - A man mowed down pedestrians on a bridge near the British parliament and stabbed a policeman on Wednesday, killing three people before being shot and killed by police.

British parliament attack: What we know

London - Four people died in an Islamist-claimed attack outside parliament in London this week when a British-born killer rammed his car into pedestrians then stabbed a police officer before being shot dead.

Policeman stabbed in UK parliament 'terror' attack

London - British police shot a suspected attacker outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Wednesday after an officer was stabbed in what was described as a "terrorist" incident.

Euro MPs approve 'conflict minerals' crackdown

Strasbourg - The European Parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a law requiring firms to ensure they do not use so-called conflict minerals from Africa and other areas that end up funding warlords.

Britain bans new MPs from employing family members

London - Britain will ban new MPs from employing spouses, relatives or business associates, according to rules announced Thursday in the wake of a scandal that has rocked France's presidential election.

EU 'enemies' should be denied bloc funding: top MEP

Strasbourg - The EU should deny funding to far-right parties that want to "destroy" the bloc, a top European Parliament figure urged on Tuesday.

Polish MEP fined for saying women should earn less

Strasbourg - The European Parliament punished a Polish extreme-right MEP on Tuesday after he said women should be paid less because they are "weaker and less intelligent" than men.

Petition to suspend 'sexist' Polish MEP goes viral

Varsovia - More than 700,000 people had by Thursday signed a petition demanding the European Parliament suspend a Polish far-right MEP who said women should be paid less because they are weaker and less intelligent than men.

Petition to suspend 'sexist' Polish MEP goes viral

Varsovia - More than 700,000 people had by Thursday signed a petition demanding the European Parliament suspend a Polish far-right MEP who said women should be paid less because they are weaker and less intelligent than men.

Petition to suspend 'sexist' Polish MEP goes viral

Varsovia - More than 700,000 people had by Thursday signed a petition demanding the European Parliament suspend a Polish far-right MEP who said women should be paid less because they are weaker and less intelligent than men.

Brexit bill to go before MPs on Monday

London - British MPs will meet on Monday to discuss amendments made to a bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Brexit, with further debate possible on Tuesday and Wednesday, the government said.

China's premier rules out Taiwan, Hong Kong independence

Bejing - China will firmly oppose Taiwan "separatism", Premier Li Keqiang declared Sunday, following tension with US President Donald Trump over the island, and said Hong Kong independence moves would "lead nowhere".

The ringing of Big Ben revealed by lasers

London - It's one of London's most famous 'landmarks', although it can normally only be heard rather than seen. Every hour Big Ben chimes telling Londoners the time. It's a special sound and new technology reveals the physics behind the chime.

Polish MEP probed for saying women should be paid less

Brussels - A Polish extreme-right MEP faced on Friday an inquiry over "sexist remarks" in the European Parliament after he said women should be paid less because they are weaker and less intelligent than men.

Juncker's five 'pathways' for EU future

Brussels - Instead of a single plan, European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday unveiled a White Paper of five options for the EU's post-Brexit future.

Juncker's five 'pathways' for EU future

Brussels - Instead of a single plan, European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday unveiled a White Paper of five options for the EU's post-Brexit future.
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