Tag: Liverpool (England)

Liverpool Bomber Had Planned for Months, U.K. Police Say

LONDON — The man who set off an explosive device in a taxi outside a Liverpool hospital on Sunday had been buying components for the device for months and had a history of mental illness, the police said on Wednesday. The police have said they believe the man, who was the only person killed in […]

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Driver’s Actions Praised After Taxi Blast Outside Hospital in England

LONDON — A Liverpool taxi driver was being hailed as a hero on Monday by local leaders who say that he prevented greater harm after a car explosion outside a hospital in the northern English city the day before left one person dead and the driver wounded. Three men were arrested under the British Terrorism […]

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Taxi Explodes Outside Liverpool Hospital, Killing One

A taxi exploded outside a hospital in Liverpool, England, on Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring another, the authorities said. The cause of the explosion was not immediately clear. Counter Terrorism Policing North West, part of a national alliance of police forces, said it was leading the investigation with support from the Merseyside Police […]

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A Year in the Life: Who Gets a Master’s Degree in the Beatles?

LIVERPOOL, England — On Wednesday morning, as a new semester began, students eagerly headed into the University of Liverpool’s lecture theaters to begin courses in archaeology, languages and international relations. But in lecture room No. 5 of the university’s concrete Rendall Building, a less traditional program was getting underway: a master’s degree devoted entirely to […]

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