The debate over knife control has taken on a new sense of urgency in the United Kingdom after news of London’s murder rate spiking to record levels broke last week.
Gun-rights proponents said on Monday that London’s rising murder rate is evidence of failed gun-control policies.
President Donald Trump confirmed Thursday that he had canceled an upcoming trip to London, but his tweeted reason conflicted with reports it was due to fears of mass protests.
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the explosion on a London subway train Friday morning that injured 29 people.
Following the Friday morning suspected terrorist attack in London, President Donald Trump tweeted that the “travel ban in the United States should be far larger.”
A home-made bomb exploded on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London injuring 22 people on Friday, police said, in what was being treated as the fifth terrorism attack in Britain this year.
President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.
A van plowed into worshippers near a London mosque on Monday, injuring 10 people in what Prime Minister Theresa May said was a sickening, terrorist attack on Muslims.
The Moroccan-Italian man who British police identified Tuesday as a perpetrator of the London Bridge terrorist attack reportedly told authorities that he planned to be a terrorist.