Assassination

'Mamma Mia, How He Squealed'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

A "squealing" mobster boss has been brutally murdered by a rival clan who fed him alive to pigs. Police believe Francesco Raccosta - who disappeare...

British Buddhist Monk 'Assassinated' In China

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

A Tibetan- British monk, who set up one of the first Buddhist monasteries in Britain has reportedly been "assassinated" in China. Police in Chengdu...

Sensitive Litvinenko Evidence Will Not Be Made Public

PA | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

Sensitive evidence alleged to expose poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko's ties to MI6 will be examined in secret, a coroner has ruled. Lawyers for t...

British Journalist, Shot In 'Attempted Assassination' In Sri Lanka

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK

A British journalist is in intensive care in a Sri Lankan hospital after being shot in what a senior United Nations official said was an attempted ass...

Does the Man Tasered Outside Buckingham Palace Raise Questions Over the Safety of the Royal Family?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

In the most comprehensive investigation of attacks on the British Royal Family, 23 were found to have taken place between 1778 and 1994.

Do Armed Guards Prevent You From Being Shot?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Raj Persaud

Greater awareness of the link between delusional fixations on public figures and subsequent attacks could aid prevention and encourage earlier intervention in people who, irrespective of whether they eventually attack, have delusional preoccupations which ruin their lives.

Mystery Of British Exxon Manager Gunned Down In Brussels

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

A British oil executive gunned down in Brussels could have been the victim of targeted assassination or a random mugging and car-jacking attempt, Belg...

British Oil Executive Killed In 'Assassination-Style' Killing

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

A British oil executive has been shot dead in front of his wife in an 'assassination-style' killing in Belgium. Nicholas Mockford, 60, who worked f...

Emails and Enigma: The Latest Twist In 'Europe's JFK'

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK
Brendan Pittaway

In more than a quarter of a century since his violent death, Olof Palme has retained the ability to command headlines and divide opinion just as he did during his lifetime.

US 'Armed Militia' Plotted Obama Assassination, Court Hears

Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Politics

A group of American soldiers formed an armed militia and planned to kill President Obama and overthrow the US government, a court in Georgia has heard...

Lana Del Rey's Homage to Jackie O: National Anthem Video

Kate Lawson | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Kate Lawson

So we've seen the teaser and now comes the full vid for Lana Del Rey's National Anthem, which is a cinematic-like visual journey featuring Lana and rapper A$AP Rocky channelling American icons Jackie O and John F Kennedy (with an homage to Marilyn Monroe's 'Happy Birthday Mr President' thrown in).

Assassination of Iranian Scientist and US Role

Firouz Mahvi | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK
Firouz Mahvi

The mysterious assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist on 12 January, raised questions on who was responsible for a series of similar killings. ...

Salman Rushdie Accuses Indian Police Of Lying About Assassination Threat

WENN | Posted 23.03.2012 | Home

Salman Rushdie has accused Indian police officials of lying about an alleged plot to assassinate him. The writer - who has faced protests over his ...

Luis Carlos Galan: The Most Important Criminal Case You’ve Never Heard of

Stephen Hull | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK
Stephen Hull

In life, Colombia's 1989 presidential candidate, Luis Carlos Galan, was South America's version of JFK; charismatic, visionary, admired and fearless. More than 20 years after his murder the comparisons to JFK continue.

Silvio Berlusconi and The Mafia Man With Easy Access To Horses' Heads

John Fleming | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Politics
John Fleming

A couple of days ago, I blogged about Silvio Berlusconi's resignation as Prime Minister of Italy and quoted an English friend of mine who has lived ...

Libyan Rebel Chief Killed 'In Assassination By Gaddafi's Forces'

The Guardian | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK

The Libyan rebels' chief of army staff, Abdel Fatah Younis, has been killed in an assassination by pro-Gaddafi agents, according to the rebel authorit...