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Police in #UK arrest two over possible links to #jihad in #Syria

Met police commissioner says ‘drumbeat of terrorism’ now more intense with 500 Britons believed to have travelled to Syria.

Bernard Hogan-Howe said 500 Britons were believed to have travelled to Syria. 379 more words


Scotland Yard detectives heading to Thailand to help investigate tourist murder

LONDON – London’s police force says Scotland Yard detectives will travel to Thailand to help with the investigation into the killing of two British tourists. 111 more words


U.K. charges 4 men who pledged oath to ISIS after alleged terror plot

Watch above: Four men in London have been charged with planning a terror attack on British police officers and soldiers. Stuart Greer was at the courthouse where the suspects were arraigned. 284 more words


Book Review: The Laws of Murder by Charles Finch---and a Giveaway!

The Laws of Murder
A Charles Lenox Mystery #8
Charles Finch
Minotaur Books, November 2014
ISBN 978-250-05130-1

From the publisher—

It’s 1876, and Charles Lenox, once London’s leading private investigator, has just given up his seat in Parliament after six years, primed to return to his first love, detection.  539 more words

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Is BBC ruining Sherlock Holmes?

As yesterday marked the day I got up-to-date with the critically acclaimed BBC TV series Sherlock, I felt that it was finally appropriate for me to jot down a few words expressing my sentiments towards the show.  1,073 more words


A Visit with Scotland Yard

Fortunately, I wasn’t under arrest when my fellow appraiser Ellen Epstein and I spent the morning in Scotland Yard last week.  We were in London for the Arts and Antiques PG Board Meeting, for the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and were visiting Scotland Yard on official appraisal business. 408 more words

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