A speed camera boss had a taste of his own medicine on Wednesday when he was banned from the road for driving at more than 100 mph (165 km/h) on a 70mph highway. Tom Riall, a chief executive of Serco, which supplies many of Britain’s traffic enforcement cameras, was caught by a police patrol car in Newmarket, in the eastern English county of Suffolk. Riall was recorded driving at 102.92 mph in a blue Volvo car, Sudbury Magistrates Court heard.
A suicide bomber killed eight people in an attack on a police patrol unit Thursday morning in southern Afghanistan, officials say.
A car bomb exploded Tuesday in northern Baghdad, killing at least nine people and wounding 18 others, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said. The car was parked near a mosque in a busy area of the predominantly Shiite district of Kadhimiya, a ministry official said. Most of the victims were civilians