Russian President Vladimir Putin and his security chief ‘probably’ approved the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006, according to a report by the Litvinenko Inquiry released this morning, reported the BBC.
An inquest into the November 2012 death of Russian tycoon Alexander Perepilichny has been further delayed because Surrey police invoked public interest immunity (PII) to withhold 49 key documents in relation to the case, reported The Sun.
The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has seized three tons of cocaine, worth half a billion British pounds sterling (US$ 732.6 million) and arrested seven British suspects, reported The Sun.
Smugglers crashed a drone carrying drugs, mobile phones and SIM cards into a prison in the north of England while trying to deliver the goods to inmates, British authorities have confirmed.
A Slovakian gang with a United Kingdom (UK) base in Gravesend has been convicted of trafficking women from Slovakia to Great Britain for profit, the Slovak Spectator has reported.
When British police arrested an Albanian drug dealer red-handed he had an unusual cover story up his sleeve.
A Russian businessman who collapsed and died in 2012 while jogging near his home may have been killed by a rare poison, a new toxicology test has indicated.
Members of an organized criminal group that made at least £10 million (US$ 14.7million) from selling fake Viagra have been jailed.
The United Kingdom has granted political asylum to a Russian opposition activist close to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny who faced embezzlement charges in his home country.
According to a new report from Transparency International (TI), the London property market has been flooded with billions of pounds in dirty capital from around the world as criminals use secret offshore companies to bypass money-laundering checks.
In a two-month operation spanning 47 countries, Interpol and Europol have seized thousands of tons of fake food and drinks.
An enormous cache of 60,000 leaked files from British bank HSBC’s Swiss private banking arm has revealed that the bank helped clients, including international criminals, to hide millions of dollars from tax authorities.
The United Kingdom’s fraud authority will launch an investigation into the conduct of UK-based subsidiaries of French energy company Alstom over their business transactions in Hungary.
Pressure grew on the president of Ghana this week to launch a public inquiry into alleged connections between his own circle and a Ghanaian woman arrested in a drug bust in the UK.
A series of leaked emails to British newspaper The Daily Mail reveals the depth of former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s advisory relationship to the government of Kazakhstan. Daily Mail reporters estimated Kazakh President Nursultan Nazabayev spent more than £ 20 million (US$ 29.1 million) to secure Blair's services.
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