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Briton extradited to US over Iran charges

A retired British businessman accused of conspiring to sell missile parts to Iran was extradited to the United States on Friday, but branded his treatment a “disgrace”. Speaking to reporters as he arrived at London Heathrow airport, where he was taken into custody by US marshals, Christopher Tappin protested his…

British police surveillance system can turn off mobile phones

Police in London possess a surveillance technology that sounds like something straight out of science fiction: a mobile GSM device that pretends to be a cellular tower, tricking nearby phones into connecting to it, then intercepting all their communications. The system was developed by the British firm Datong plc, according…

Drug expert told police Iraq whistleblower David Kelly was ‘murdered’

The death of Dr. David Kelly, a former weapons inspector in Iraq, was “murder” and not suicide, according to a drug expert who spoke with British authorities during the ensuing investigation. Dr. Andrew Watt, quoted prominently in the Saturday edition of Britain’s Mail Online, is attributed as “an experienced clinical…

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