Manchester bomber was part of a network – police

By Michael Holden and Andy Bruce MANCHESTER, England, May 24 : The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children was part of a network, the city’s chief of police said today as troops were deployed across Britain to help prevent further attacks. Police made three new arrests and […]

Manchester bomber had “proven” links to Islamic State -French minister

By Michael Holden and Andy Bruce MANCHESTER, England, May 24 : The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children had recently returned from Libya, a British minister said, and her French counterpart said he had links with Islamic State and had probably visited Syria too. Interior minister Amber […]

Suicide bomber kills 22, including children, at British concert hall

By Michael Holden and Andrew Yates MANCHESTER, England, May 23 : A suicide bomber killed at least 22 people and wounded 59 at a packed concert hall in the English city of Manchester in what Prime Minister Theresa May called a sickening act targeting children and young people. Islamic State, now being driven from territories […]

Suicide bomber kills at least 22, including children, at Ariana Grande concert in Britain

By Michael Holden and Andrew Yates MANCHESTER, England, May 23 : A suicide bomber killed at least 22 people and wounded 59 at a packed concert hall in the English city of Manchester in what Prime Minister Theresa May called a sickening act targeting children and young people. May said police believed they knew the […]

Cannes Film Festival plans minute’s silence for Manchester

By Robin Pomeroy CANNES, France, May 23 : Filmmakers and fans at Cannes will hold a minute’s silence today for the victims of the Manchester bombing, condemned by the film festival’s organisers as an “attack on culture, youth and joyfulness”. Cannes was already under massive surveillance due to a deadly truck attack on revellers in […]

Manchester attack, election polls put sterling on defensive

By Ritvik Carvalho LONDON, May 23 : Sterling slipped against the dollar on Tuesday, with a suicide bombing in the English city of Manchester and concerns over the ruling Conservative Party’s campaign for next month’s election putting the currency on the defensive. The pound fell as low as $1.2954 in morning trade in London, down […]