How many stabbings took place in London and other Brit regions over the last year? There were 37,443 recorded knife offences and 6,694 recorded gun offences in the year up to September 2017. Stabbings in London are at their highest level in six years, with a 23 per cent rise from the previous year.
“A murder investigation has been launched following the results of a postmortem into the death of 68-year-old Russian businessman Nikolay Glushkov,” London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement. Glushkov, a retired Russian airline executive was found dead at his home in southwest London on Monday evening.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was greeted by U.S. Ambassador Woody Johnson as workmen finished planting shrubs in the grounds of the new embassy. America’s top diplomat then met some of the marines who are stationed at the embassy. “The embassy actually, is gonna really work,” U.S. Ambassador Johnson said ahead of Tillerson’s arrival.