British police

  1. How Sabu, a 'Legendary' Anonymous Hacker Member, Turned Into an FBI Informant

    March 07, 2012 6:00 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - The shadowy underworld of Internet hackers was rocked Tuesday by news that one of the world's most-wanted and most-feared computer vandals has been an FBI informant for months and helped authorities build a case against five p ...

  2. Charlotte Church Gets Nearly $1 Mil. in Murdoch Phone Hacking Settlement

    February 27, 2012 7:45 AM EST LONDON -- Charlotte Church, who testified about being hounded by Rupert Murdoch's journalists when she was a teen singing sensation, received 600,000 pounds ($951,000) Monday in a settlement from News International. Despite her legal victory, ...

  3. Amy Winehouse's Final Hours Subject of Inquest

    October 26, 2011 6:30 AM EDT LONDON (AP) - A British coroner will hear about the final hours of Amy Winehouse's life at an inquest into the soul diva's death. The singer, who had fought drug and alcohol problems for years, was found dead in bed at her London home on ...

  4. George Michael Charged With Drug, Driving Offenses

    August 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT British police say singer George Michael has been charged with drugs and driving offenses after his car crashed into a building in an upscale residential area. London's Metropolitan Police department said Michael, 47, was charged on Thursday ...

  5. Brian Jones' Death To Be Re-Examined By British Police

    August 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT British police say they will review the 1969 death of Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones. Sussex police said Monday in a statement that they have received documents from an investigative journalist that relate to Jones' death. They say the ...

  6. Brit Cops Arrest DJ Who Sold Pre-Releases

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT British police have arrested a DJ who allegedly sold a "vast quantity" of pre-release albums on eBay, including sets by Foals, Delays, Grand National and Kelly Rowland. The London-based man, who was also a music reviewer, was arrested on ...

  7. Brit Cops Bust Music Counterfeiters

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Two men were arrested Monday on conspiracy to defraud the music and film industries after a chance encounter with British police. Police from Durham Constabulary interviewed the men after spotting that their car had no insurance. Subsequent raids ...

  8. Glitter Gets 3 years In Vietnam Jail For Child Sex

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST A Vietnamese court sentenced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter to three years in jail on Friday (March 3) for molesting two 11-year-old girls, although if he wins early parole he could be free by Chr A Vietnamese court sentenced British ...

  9. Glitter Gets 3 Years In Vietnam Jail For Child Sex

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST A Vietnamese court sentenced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter to three years in jail on Friday (March 3) for molesting two 11-year-old girls, although if he wins early parole he could be free by Chr A Vietnamese court sentenced British ...