UK

  • Hillsborough papers: Cameron apology over 'double injustice'
    Diaalnews 2012-09-13 11:59:51 UTC
    LONDON ( BBC ) - David Cameron has said he is profoundly sorry for the "double injustice" of the Hillsborough football disaster. Speaking after an independent report into previously unseen documents about the tragedy, the prime minister said po...
  • British leader Cameron to shake up his UK gov't
    Diaalnews 2012-09-03 17:02:04 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron is making the first radical overhaul of his Cabinet since taking office in 2010, amid a stalled economy and after a series of humbling policy reversals. Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick C...
  • Barclays appoints retail head as new CEO
    E669b62572e4b818190f6a7067007537 2012-08-30 12:30:27 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Barclays PLC on Thursday named the head of its retail and business banking operations as its new chief executive, as shares in the crisis-hit group dropped following news of a new investigation into the bank's deals. The bank an...
  • Watchdog: 3,600 complaints over naked prince pics
    Diaal 2012-08-28 18:42:58 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — A press watchdog says it has received some 3,600 complaints over The Sun's decision to publish nude photos of Britain's Prince Harry. The tabloid was the only national newspaper to carry the pictures, which first appeared online a...
  • Hopes for European rescue plan underpin markets
    5022e20a9fd99.preview-620 2012-08-21 16:11:17 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Hopes that the European Central Bank will reach a deal to help Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates nudged financial markets higher on Tuesday. Investors are increasingly convinced that the ECB will buy some eurozone countrie...
  • Billionaire Soros takes piece of Manchester United
    Diaalnews 2012-08-21 13:16:41 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire financier George Soros is getting in on the game, taking a minority stake in soccer club Manchester United. Soros disclosed in a regulatory filing on Monday that he owns 7.85 percent of Manchester United's Class A...
  • Assange urges US to end Wikileaks 'witch hunt'
    120819021009-julian-assange-ecuador-2-horizontal-gallery 2012-08-19 19:16:47 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange urged President Barack Obama to end a so-called "witch hunt" against his secret-spilling website, appearing in public Sunday for the first time since he took refuge two months ago inside Ecuador's Emb...
  • Appeal to the International Court of Justice in the Hague
    38ed38aa3f029d17180f6a7067000fdf 2012-08-19 13:53:28 UTC
    WikiLeaks Julian Assange to make 1st public appearance in 2 months LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange planned to make his first public appearance Sunday since he took refuge inside Ecuador's Embassy in London two months ago, seek...
  • British lawmakers criticize ex-Barclays CEO
    Diaalnews 2012-08-18 17:58:57 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond offered a "highly selective" account to a parliamentary hearing on the banking rate-fixing scandal, British lawmakers said Saturday in a highly critical report. In its report regarding manipulation ...
  • In UK threat to Ecuador, experts see mistake
    6e57d8b826748b17180f6a7067008731 2012-08-18 16:46:44 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — It was a warning meant to remind Ecuador that Britain's patience has limits. But as the stalemate over Julian Assange settled, it appeared London's veiled threat that it could storm Ecuador's embassy and drag Assange out has backfire...
  • Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange
    909a0cd309206217180f6a70670055a7-1 2012-08-17 05:28:58 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said he'd tried to get guarantees from the Americans, the British, and the Swedes that Assange would not be extradited to the United States, but that all three had rebuffed him. If Assange we...
  • Britain warns Ecuador over Assange asylum
    Diaalnews 2012-08-16 01:35:32 UTC
    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador accused Britain on Wednesday of threatening to storm its London embassy to arrest Julian Assange after the U.K. issued a stern warning to the South American nation ahead of its decision on an asylum bid by the WikiLea...
  • And now...onto Rio! London puts out Olympic flame
    London 2012-08-13 04:48:42 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — And now, on to Rio! London brought the curtain down on a hugely entertaining Olympics with a sensational rock 'n roll nostalgia tour of a closing ceremony that thrilled the London night with top-of-the-chart classics, supermodels ...
  • EYES ON LONDON: Bolt not done, dinged gold medal
    Diaalnews 2012-08-10 11:34:26 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ BOLT'S NOT DONE Usain Bolt says the two golds he's won in London makes him a lege...
  • EYES ON LONDON: Bolt, Blake aim for world record
    Diaalnews 2012-08-09 05:44:50 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ WORLD RECORD? Both jogged across the finish line. Both know they've got more i...
  • EYES ON LONDON: Felix streaks, Bolt coasts
    5e56106b3ee2b416170f6a706700d75c 2012-08-08 22:43:42 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ SILVER AND GOLD Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce doesn't mind a silver to go with her gold...
  • Bank scandals tarnish London's reputation
    9c8a4b1c23089216170f6a7067000e9a 2012-08-07 22:27:26 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — It's been a tense summer in the City of London as one bank after another has faced allegations of massive misbehavior. Bankers in the British capital, which has for centuries been a center for global business, fear its reputation ...
  • EYES ON LONDON: Bolt and MANU, Hoy, Hammer
    Diaalnews 2012-08-07 21:50:14 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ USAIN AND MANU? Well, he's not bad with his feet. Everyone wants to know what ...
  • EYES ON LONDON: Gabby Douglas back on balance beam
    96f17cb70af38216170f6a706700000c 2012-08-07 05:33:11 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ GABBY'S GRAND FINALE Gabby Douglas is back for her grand finale. The American ...
  • EYES ON LONDON: Lebron, Team USA face Argentina
    5612545ef1046915170f6a7067008009 2012-08-06 05:32:02 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ AMERICANS REGROUP Lithuania gave the Americans a scare in their last game. Now Le...
  • Britain awakes to an unfamiliar sensation: winning
    2b9e2984d7ee5415170f6a706700eadc 2012-08-05 18:09:59 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Britain awoke, afraid it might all have been a dream. It wasn't: Six gold medals, including three in track and field within the space of an hour Saturday night, had given the country its best day at an Olympic Games since 1908. ...
  • EYES ON LONDON: Electric 100-meter dash coming up
    Addc65f8d8755615170f6a706700c02d 2012-08-05 07:07:05 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ LET'S RUN TWO TODAY The fastest men in the world on one of the fastest tracks aro...
  • Phelps collects 18th gold medal in final race
    Diaalnews 2012-08-04 21:51:50 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — The finale was a formality, more a coronation than a contest. Michael Phelps headed into the retirement the only way imaginable — with another gold medal. Reclaiming the lead with his trademark butterfly stroke, the one seen in hi...
  • Phelps ends career with gold in medley relay
    203a78aebe343c15170f6a7067005d46 2012-08-04 21:30:34 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Michael Phelps ended his career with another gold as the United States won the medley relay at the London Olympics on Saturday. Phelps leaves the sport with a record 18 golds and 22 medals overall. At these games he won four golds...
  • EYES ON LONDON: Freaked out, swans, Usain Colt
    3b4a7d79d5a94915170f6a706700db98 2012-08-04 18:06:09 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ GET ME OUT OF HERE! Sprinter Timi Garstang admits to being a tad overwhelmed at t...