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  • Murdoch testimony spotlights UK Olympics minister
    Untitled 2012-04-25 01:24:09 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — News Corp. executive James Murdoch's behind-the-scenes lobbying campaign has spilled into the public domain, casting a harsh light on the British government's Olympics czar. Murdoch was speaking Tuesday before Lord Justice Brian L...
  • New case of mad cow disease in California
    Cow-with-bse_wikimeida-620x485 2012-04-25 01:19:45 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The first new case of mad cow disease in the U.S. since 2006 has been discovered in a dairy cow in California, but health authorities said Tuesday the animal never was a threat to the nation's food supply. The infected cow, th...
  • London Olympic laboratory declared ready by WADA
    1-gsk-doping 2012-04-23 19:12:39 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — The laboratory that will test athletes for drugs at the London Olympics has been declared ready by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The lab at King's College London Drug Control Center was accredited by WADA on Monday following a two...
  • Victoria Beckham: Range Rover Reveal!
    Bildschirmfoto_2012-04-23_um_08.02.33 2012-04-23 06:02:15 UTC
    - - Victoria Beckham strikes a pose at the evening reveal for the Range Rover Evoque Special Edition held at the Central Academy of Fine Arts on Sunday (April 22) in Beijing, China. Earlier in the day, the 38-year-old fashion designer att...
  • Murdoch to be quizzed on his UK political sway
    1 2012-04-23 04:56:51 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — He was long considered one of the most important power brokers in British politics. Now, with his influence shriveled by Britain's phone hacking scandal, media mogul Rupert Murdoch is returning to the U.K. to face questions about his...
  • Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb wakes from coma
    Bildschirmfoto_2012-04-22_um_08.28.09 2012-04-22 06:27:07 UTC
    Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb has woken from a coma after more than a week and begun to show signs of recovery. Spokesman Doug Wright said he was able to nod and communicate with his family who have held a constant vigil at his beside in a central...
  • UK abortion provider under threat from hackers
    Provider 2012-04-20 06:11:37 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Britain's largest abortion provider said Thursday that thousands of attempts have been made to hack its website following a high-profile security breach when personal details of 10,000 women were stolen. Last week a judge jailed a...
  • Bee Gees' Robin Gibb is gravely ill, hospitalized, reports say
    Bildschirmfoto_2012-04-15_um_20.27.55 2012-04-15 18:27:50 UTC
    Singer and songwriter Robin Gibb -- who with his brothers, Maurice and Barry, made up the Bee Gees -- is gravely ill in a London hospital, according to British media reports. Although past reports have said he was battling liver cancer, Gibb ha...
  • UK's One Direction sued by US band with same name
    One_direction 2012-04-11 01:15:51 UTC
    (Reuters) - Simon Cowell's British boy band One Direction, among the hottest new acts in the music business, has been sued for trademark infringement because it is using the same name as a small California pop-rock group. In what is expected to...
  • London Attacks: Two of the terrorists named by police
    Preview 2017-06-05 18:44:42 UTC
    One of the three attackers who killed seven people near London Bridge on Saturday night was previously investigated by British security services but had not been viewed as a serious threat, British police said on Monday. Khuram Shazad Butt, age...
  • Pray For Manchester
    __pray_for_manchester 2017-05-23 17:07:23 UTC
    <i><h2>Please retweet: Parents go online to find their children after UK attack</h2> By Michael Holden and Jon Super | </i>MANCHESTER, ENGLAND — Desperate parents and friends posted heart-wrenching messages and pictures on social media in th...