December 6, 2017 / 11:24 AM / 6 days ago

Man appears in court accused of plotting to kill British PM May

LONDON (Reuters) - A man appeared in a London court on Wednesday on suspicion of plotting to kill Prime Minister Theresa May.

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May meets Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy at 10 Downing Street, London, December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Matt Dunham/Pool/File Photo

A prosecution lawyer told Westminster Magistrates Court that the plot was to detonate an explosive device at the gates of Downing Street, gain access to May’s office at Number 10 and to kill her.

Reporting by Michael Holden, writing by Estelle Shirbon

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