Stefano Ambrogi

Pakistan trio jailed for spot-fixing

Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir have been jailed for their roles in a spot-fixing scandal.

UK riot fears during street party

Revellers have packed London streets for one of Europe's biggest street parties with record numbers of police on duty to curb any further riots.

British cities clean up after burning and looting

British cities began on Wednesday to clean up shopping streets littered with debris from a night of looting by gangs of hooded youths.

Violence erupts for fourth night in Britain

Rioters broke into stores and torched cars in central England on Tuesday as Britain's worst riots for decades entered a fourth night, police said.

WikiLeaks founder in new bid to block ‘flawed’ extradition

Julian Assange's lawyers are again fighting to block his extradition to Sweden to face sexual misconduct charges, saying the warrant was "flawed".

Bets and belt-tightening ahead of UK royal wedding

Royal courtiers were pondering on Wednesday how to tailor the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton to the austere times.

London gridlock as transport strike brings chaos

Millions of commuters across London struggled to get to work on Tuesday as a 24-hour strike by workers on the underground crippled the network.

British gunman kills himself in stand-off

A gunman wanted for three shootings killed himself early on Saturday in a stand-off with marksmen in rural north-east England, British police said.

UK, Ireland set new flying zone to cut ash disruption

Britain's air traffic control body said on Monday it had agreed the creation of a new flying zone to limit disruption caused by volcanic ash.

‘Great Train Robber’ Biggs close to freedom

''Great Train Robber'' Ronnie Biggs is due to be freed from jail on Friday.

Shippers avoid Suez, but no Cape stampede

More of the world's big shipping firms are quietly diverting their fleets via the Cape instead of risking Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden.

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