The anti-money laundering regulations should be updated to include Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the UK Treasury has said. The Metropolitan Police says criminals are using crypto-currency cash machines to launder money in London.
The United Kingdom terror threat has been increased to its highest level as police continue the hunt for the person behind the Friday underground bombing in south-west London. The prime minister said the threat was now critical, meaning an attack is expected imminently, after a device was detonated at Parsons Green station.
The number of possible sexual abuse victims of BBC TV presenter and DJ Jimmy Savile has risen to 300, Scotland Yard has confirmed. Savile who died last year aged 84, may have abused scores of young girls and some boys over a 40-year period.