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London Metro Bombing Suspect Purchased Bomb-Making Ingredients Online - ASHARQ AL

London- Reports released on Saturday revealed that the perpetrator of the subway station bombing in London earlier this September had bought …


Transport chaos looms as rail unions widen strikes over driverless trains

Carefully planned walkouts will cause commuter misery next month, as the government and train operators try to save money<p>Pity British commuters this autumn. In southern England, Merseyside, East Anglia and the east coast main line they will face a wave of disruption after strikes were announced for …


From working nights on the London Underground... to an idyllic farm on the shores of Dingle Bay

London is a far cry from the idyllic farm at Ballymacdoyle, Burnham on the shores of Dingle Bay, with views of Milltown across the water and Dingle …

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The London Underground has become an unsafe environment – so that's why my tube drivers are going on strike

Last Friday morning at 8.20am on a busy commuter train on the District Line, for a group of passengers and tube workers, their world stopped. Thirty …

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Teen charged in London bomb attack

An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with the bombing on a London subway last week that injured 30, London's Metropolitan Police said …


Trump to scrap 'Muslim ban' and replace it with new targeted restrictions, says official

Donald Trump’s ban on travellers from six majority-Muslim nations will reportedly be replaced with more targeted restrictions on visitors from …

Travel Ban

Commuters flee after spotting man casually clipping his fingernails on London Tube train

A commuter on his way home from work said people started fleeing a carriage after spotting a man cutting his nails on their train.<p>He told the Mirror …


Chicago / London Underground: A Night Walking Through Mirrors

m: Rob Mazurek is a remarkable musician, with a rare breadth and depth of expression. Off-hand, the only artist I can think of who possesses a …


Police arrest 6th suspect in London subway bomb investigation

"This continues to be a fast-moving investigation. A significant amount of activity has taken place since the attack on Friday," police say


Long-running rail strikes push private sector industrial action to record 10-year high

Long-running strikes by workers on Britain’s rail network have helped push industrial action in the UK’s private sector to its highest level for more …


Medical student died after climbing onto Tube tracks then walking along tunnel

A medical student was killed when he was hit by a Tube train after climbing onto the tracks at Old Street station, an inquest has heard.<p>Sean …


British police arrest third man in London tube attack investigation

(Reuters) - British police said on Tuesday they made a third arrest linked to Friday's tube attack in Parsons Green, London, that injured 30 people.<p>The arrest, of a 25-year-old man, was made in Newport, Wales, they said in a statement.<p>A search was taking place at an address in the town.


Five Suspects in Custody over London Train Attack - ASHARQ AL

British police detained on Wednesday two more men over the bombing of a packed London Underground train last week which injured 30 people.<p>The men, …


Pity the poor foster parents who open up their homes in good faith

Do you remember when all those “child” refugees from Calais were allowed into the UK almost a year ago and people who questioned the new arrivals’ age and suitability were slammed by the sanctimocrisy? Gary Lineker tweeted: “The treatment by some towards these young refugees is hideously racist and …

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Politicians push for faster cull of online terrorist content

British Prime Minister Theresa May will be joined by the leaders of France and Italy in calling for terrorist content to be removed from the internet within one to two hours after it has been posted.<p>World leaders and internet giants including Facebook, Google and Microsoft are set to meet at the UN …

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Amazon 'reviewing' its site after report found suggestions of bomb ingredients

Amazon said it will review its website after a British news report found that the company’s “Frequently bought together” algorithms have been …


These factory-made homes the size of a London Underground carriage could help fix London's housing crisis

LONDON — A once-popular trend is back in fashion: modular homes.<p>Once known as "prefabs," these apartments represent a radical departure from conventional brick-and-mortar building.<p>Each apartment is constructed in a UK factory, shipped to site by lorry, then assembled in around twenty weeks — less …


Is Amazon recommending bomb ingredients?

<b>Amazon is to "review" how products are presented on its website, following revelations about bomb-making ingredients for sale.</b><p>A Channel 4 investigation found the retailer's algorithms grouped together household ingredients that when combined could make a lethal bomb.<p>Less than a week ago, a …


Third suspect linked to London subway attack arrested

London cops on Tuesday arrested the third suspect in connection with the terror attack that injured 30 people in the subway system.<p>The 25-year-old …


Components to make a bomb are appearing in Amazon’s ‘Frequently Bought Together’ tool

<b>Bomb-making ingredients are being suggested to people innocently looking to purchase other items on Amazon.</b><p>An algorithm used by Amazon suggested …

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London Parsons Green attack: Total of six arrests

UK police have arrested a sixth suspect in relation to last week's London subway attack at Parsons Green. Police have said they are continuing their …


London Underground drivers to stage 24-hour strike

<b>Commuters face a day of rail chaos as London Underground drivers stage a 24-hour walk-out in a dispute over working conditions.</b><p>Drivers from the union …


Bomb ingredients sold together on Amazon

Amazon has been accused of aiding bomb makers as the former head of the CIA said that social media companies must take a share of the blame for the London Underground bucket bomb.<p>The online retail giant was found to group together key components needed to create explosives under the “frequently …

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Britain wants post-Brexit security treaty with EU

Britain called Monday for a new security treaty with the European Union after Brexit to try and prevent terror attacks, days after a bomb exploded on …


Tube strike: London Underground drivers to hold 24-hour walkout on 5 October, says Aslef union

London Underground drivers are to stage a 24-hour strike on 5 October.<p>The drivers voted in favour of industrial action in a dispute over working …


Parsons Green: Tube staff's accounts of bomb 'pandemonium'

<b>The driver of the train targeted in Friday's terror attack at Parsons Green Tube station has revealed the "pandemonium" which followed the explosion, in his official account.</b><p>A initial London Underground investigation into the incident, documented in a paper seen by the BBC, has given a snapshot of …

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Tackling London's Mobile Signal 'Not-Spots'

I'll start with this: time is a gift. Time is necessary to declutter, to harness our creativity, and to be productive.<p>Twenty minutes on the tube with …


British prime minister responds to London Underground terror attack

Prime Minister Theresa May condemned a bombing that took place on a London Underground train as "cowardly."


What if ISIS attacks the Vatican?

Former Mossad and IDF officials play out simulated scenario.<p>One day before the Friday terrorist bombing of a London Underground train, a group of …

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Second Man Arrested Over London Train Attack, Says British Police

<b>London:</b> A second man has been arrested over Friday’s bomb attack on a London underground train that injured 30 people, police said.<p>The 21-year-old …