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  • ++UK PM Theresa May Lost The Election++
    Uk_pm_theresa_may_lost_the_election 2017-06-09 06:43:29 UTC
    London — Prime Minister Theresa May was fighting to hold on to her job on Friday as British voters dealt her a punishing blow, denying her the stronger mandate she had sought to conduct Brexit talks and instead weakening her party's grip on power....
  • Trump's "ill-informed tweet" and the Mayor of London
    Trump's_%22ill-informed_tweet%22_and_the_mayor_of_london 2017-06-05 16:32:56 UTC
    On Sunday, a spokesman for the London mayor, Sadiq Khan said he was working with the police, emergency services and government to coordinate the response to the attack, and had "more important things to do" than to respond to "Trump's ill-informed...
  • UK opposition urges talks with Saudi Arabia about the funding of Islamist extremism
    Uk_opposition_urges_talks_with_saudi_arabia_about_the_funding_of_islamist_extremism 2017-06-04 19:50:26 UTC
    Britain needs to have "difficult conversations" with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states about the funding of Islamist extremism, opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday, resuming his election campaign after a deadly attack in London. The...
  • London: the day after the attack
    London-_the_day_after_the_attack 2017-06-04 17:41:52 UTC
    LONDON — On Saturday night Londoners fought back with whatever came to hand, including hurling chairs and tables, when three men armed with a van and knives went on the attack in a bustling area of the British capital. The attack, in which the ...
  • Factbox: London Attack
    Vehicle_appears_to_have_left_the_road_and_struck_pedestrians_london_bridge 2017-06-04 06:59:09 UTC
    LONDON — At least six people were killed by militants who drove a van at high speed into pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed revelers in the nearby Borough Market area on Saturday. For the main story on the attack: All three attack...
  • Three deadly terror attacks in central London
    Three_deadly_terror_attacks_in_central_london 2017-06-04 07:07:04 UTC
    LONDON — Militants drove a van at high speed into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing revelers in the streets and bars in the nearby Borough Market, killing six people wounding more than 48. Police killed the three attackers. Armed pol...
  • Miley Cyrus Dedicates Her Performance To Manchester Bombing Victims
    Miley_cyrus_dedicates_her_performance_to_manchester_bombing_victims 2017-05-24 17:41:16 UTC
    Miley Cyrus returned to “The Voice” on Tuesday, singing “Malibu” on the season 12 finale. She dedicated the performance to Ariana Grande and the victims of the Manchester bombing. As Gossip Cop has reported, Cyrus joined “The Voice” as a coach ...
  • Hashem Abedi, younger brother of Manchester attacker, arrested in Tripoli on suspicion of Islamic State links
    Authorities_trying_to_determine_if_the_suspect_was_part_of_a_larger_network 2017-05-24 20:18:29 UTC
    BREAKING NEWS: Hashem Abedi, younger brother of Manchester attacker, arrested in Tripoli on suspicion of Islamic State links. He was planning 'terrorist act'- counter-terrorism police said. Police say have arrested sixth person in connection with ...
  • Authorities trying to determine if the suspect was part of a larger network
    Authorities_trying_to_determine_if_the_suspect_was_part_of_a_larger_network 2017-05-23 22:19:53 UTC
    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND — British police on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children, in an attack on a crowded concert hall in Manchester, and said they were trying to establish whether he had acted alone or with...
  • Roger Moore dies at 89 after "a short but brave battle with cancer"
    Roger_moore_dies_at_89_after_%22a_short_but_brave_battle_with_cancer%22 2017-05-23 18:25:59 UTC
    LONDON — Actor Roger Moore, who earned international fame playing British secret agent James Bond in seven movies, died of cancer on Tuesday at the age of 89, his family said. His 12 years as action man 007, the fictitious spy with a voracious ...
  • Manchester suicide bomber suspect identified as Salman Abedi
    Manchester_suicide_bomber_suspect_identified_as_salman_abedi 2017-05-23 17:39:50 UTC
    Washington — Manchester suicide bomber suspect identified as Salman Abedi, three U.S. officials said. The police arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the suicide attack that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert last night. Prim...
  • UK: 22 people dead and 59 injured in Manchester blast
    Explosion_at_a_music_concert_in_the_city_of_manchester_in_uk 2017-05-23 16:06:37 UTC
    Manchester City — Manchester suicide bomber suspect identified as Salman Abedi: three U.S. officials A blast on Monday night at a concert in the northern English city of Manchester where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing left ...
  • Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko IBF, IBO & WBA Super World Heavyweight Title
    Anthony_joshua_v_wladimir_klitschko_ibf__ibo___wba_super_world_heavyweight_title 2017-04-30 07:51:16 UTC
    By Ian Chadband | LONDON — Anthony Joshua was hailed as "the biggest star in British sport and the biggest star in world boxing" after his exhilarating world heavyweight title triumph over Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday sky-rocketed him into the g...
  • Pentagon Warned Flynn In 2014 For Taking Foreign Money
    Pentagon_warned_flynn_in_2014_for_taking_foreign_money 2017-04-27 16:18:58 UTC
    The Pentagon's inspector general has launched an investigation into whether Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, took money from foreign entities without needed approval, according to a letter released by House...
  • British police arrested a man carrying knives near May's office
    British_police_arrested_a_man_carrying_knives_near_may's_office 2017-04-27 15:53:10 UTC
    By Kylie MacLellan and William James | LONDON — British police said armed officers arrested a man carrying knives near Prime Minister Theresa May's office in Westminster on Thursday on suspicion of preparing an act of terrorism. The 27-year-old...
  • British PM Theresa May Called For An Early Election On June 8
    Theresa_may 2017-04-18 17:52:39 UTC
    By Elizabeth Piper, Kylie MacLellan and William James | LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by bolst...
  • Brexit: Eyes on trading operations of UK investment banks
    Eyes_on_trading_operations_of_uk_investment_banks_after_brexit 2017-04-11 05:28:27 UTC
    By Huw Jones, Rachel Armstrong and Jesús Aguado | LONDON/MADRID - A gap in EU financial rules is allowing member countries to compete to host the trading operations of London-based investment banks after Brexit by offering looser regulatory st...
  • UK Must Accept EU Rules After Any Partial Withdrawal
    Eu_ready_to_respond_within_48_hours_to_uk's_brexit_note 2017-03-31 19:13:55 UTC
    By Robin Emmott and Alastair Macdonald | VALLETTA/BRUSSELS — The European Union offered Britain talks this year on a future free trade pact but made clear in negotiating guidelines issued on Friday that London must first agree to EU demands on...
  • Doubts Over London's Future As A Global Financial Center
    Doubts_over_london's_future_as_a_global_financial_center 2017-03-31 04:07:07 UTC
    By Anjuli Davies | <h3>LONDON — Goldman Sachs (GS.N) sought to reassure London-based staff over potential disruption to its business as Britain prepares to leave the European Union, in a voicemail to staff sent by the Wall Street firm's Europe...
  • Britons Scrambling To Get German Citizenship In Wake Of Brexit
    Britons_scrambling_to_get_german_citizenship_in_wake_of_brexit 2017-03-31 04:06:40 UTC
    By Tanya Wood | <h3>BERLIN — As the UK prepares to trigger its divorce from the EU, many Britons who have made Germany their home are scrambling to get German citizenship as they try to ease worries about whether they can stay after Brexit.<...
  • UK and Gulf Arab states seeking free trade deal
    Uk_and_gulf_arab_states_seeking_free_trade_deal 2017-03-26 16:55:50 UTC
    By Tom Finn | LONDON/ DOHA — Gulf Arab states are pressing for an early deal on free trade with Britain to secure preferential arrangements after Brexit, and could have a draft agreement ready within months, Gulf officials say. Britain cann...
  • EU is trying to limit the negative effects of Brexit for Britain
    Wolfgang_schaeuble__germany's_finance_minister 2017-03-24 06:58:02 UTC
    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday that the European Union was trying to limit the negative effects of Brexit for Britain but stressed that countries wanting to get the benefits related to the bloc had to make commitments, t...
  • London attacker 'Adrian Russel' converted to Islam and was a criminal
    London_attacker_adrian_elms_converted_to_islam_and_was_a_criminal 2017-03-24 09:02:50 UTC
    By Michael Holden | BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND — The London attacker Khalid Masood had been born Adrian Russel, was a criminal and has converted to Islam. Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bo...
  • BREXIT: Merkel Doesn't Fear More Countries Could Leave EU
    Merkel_does_not_fear_more_countries_could_leave_eu_after_brexit_ 2017-03-24 01:42:31 UTC
    Berlin — Chancellor Angela Merkel does not fear that more countries will leave the European Union, she told a German newspaper as the bloc's leaders prepare to celebrate 60 years of union on Saturday days before Britain files for divorce. Prime...
  • Latest updates and video from the UK parliament attack in London
    Live-latest_updates_and_video_from_the_uk_parliament_attack 2017-03-23 03:10:28 UTC
    UK parliament attack: Four people killed and 20 injured. By Toby Melville | LONDON — Five people were killed and at least 40 injured in London after a car plowed into pedestrians. An attacker stabbed a policeman close to the British par...