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  • The last edition of the 168-year-old News of the World is displayed at a newsstand in central London on Sunday, July 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    Tabloid scandal: Queen, Brown reportedly targeted

    The scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch's media empire exploded in several directions Monday, with fresh reports of phone-hacking attacks against some of the nation's most powerful figures, including royals and former Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

  • Scotland Yard's mounted police ready for wedding

    Scotland Yard's mounted police branch is putting its ceremonial division, known as the Grey Escort, through its paces as officers prepare for the royal wedding.

  • ** FILE ** Andy Coulson, the director of communications for Britain's Conservative Party, speaks on the phone at Battersea Power Station following the launch of his party's manifesto in London in April 2010. (AP Photo/Oli Scarff, Pool)

    U.K. police to quiz prime minister's aide over hacking

    A key aide to Prime Minister David Cameron will be questioned by police over allegations a major British tabloid illegally eavesdropped on politicians and celebrities, including the British princes, a senior Scotland Yard officer said Tuesday.

  • The bombing trail

    Are we witnessing a resurgence of al Qaeda and groups affiliated with Osama bin Laden's terror franchise? Consider the following incidents, which unfolded within the space of 24 hours in Great Britain alone.

  • 5th suspect under arrest

    GLASGOW, Scotland - British police yesterday raided buildings near Glasgow and in central England and made a fifth arrest in a hunt for al Qaeda-linked terrorists behind the fiery attack on the Scottish city's airport and foiled car bombings in London.

  • A poisoned dissident

    It is no exaggeration to declare that Vladimir Putin's Russia is a true "spookocracy," a government dominated by members and veterans of intelligence services, what Reuel Marc Gerecht calls a "unique corporate, capitalist police-state."

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