Police say boy  charged with 15 offences after London acid attacks

LONDON (Reuters) – British police said yesterday they had charged a 16-year-old boy with 15 offences following five related acid attacks in London two days earlier.

The charges include grievous bodily harm, possession of an item to discharge a noxious substance, and robbery.

The boy is due to appear before Stratford Youth Court tomorrow, London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

On Friday, British police arrested two teenagers after five acid attacks against moped riders in less than 90 minutes across east London on Thurs-day left several people with facial burns, including one with horrific injuries.

 

Comments  

Kurds press historic independence vote despite regional fears

ERBIL, Iraq,  (Reuters) – Iraqi Kurds are expected to vote for independence in a referendum on Monday that neighbouring countries and Western powers fear could break up the country and stir broader regional ethnic and sectarian conflict.

Hurricane Maria skirts Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico endures fresh flooding

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria, the second major hurricane to wreak havoc in the Caribbean this month, skirted by the Turks and Caicos Islands yesterday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico two days after ravaging the U.S.

T&T relief supplies reach Dominica

(Trinidad Express) T&T Coast Guard vessel TTS MORUGA CG 27 arrived in Dominica on Thursday with approximately 2.28 tonnes of food items donated and collected from various stakeholders at locations throughout Trinidad and Tobago.

T&T man will stand trial for kidnapping, molesting girls

(Trinidad Express) TECHNICIAN Reeshie Surajbally has been committed to stand trial in the High Court on the charge of kidnapping and sexually touching two girls in Barrackpore last year.

U.S. Senator McCain opposes Obamacare repeal bill, a possible fatal blow

WASHINGTON,  (Reuters) – U.S. Senator John McCain said yesterday he opposes the latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare, dealing the measure what could be a fatal blow given the party’s slim Senate majority.

Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly.

We built stabroeknews.com using new technology. This makes our website faster, more feature rich and easier to use for 95% of our readers.
Unfortunately, your browser does not support some of these technologies. Click the button below and choose a modern browser to receive our intended user experience.

Update my browser now

×