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William, Kate release new photo with baby Prince George

In a handout picture released by Kensington Palace and Camera Press on March 29, 2014 Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (R) and Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L) pose with their son Prince George of Cambridge (C) and pet dog Lupo at their residence in Kensington Palace in mid March 2014. Prince William and his wife Kate released a rare family photo on Saturday showing the couple with their eight-month-old son Prince George, ahead of their overseas tour to Australia and New Zealand. AFP / KENSINGTON PALACE / CAMERA PRESS / JASON BELL

Prince William and his wife Kate released a rare family photo on Saturday showing the couple with their eight-month-old son Prince George, ahead of the little boy’s first overseas tour.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

First gay marriages take place in England and Wales

Andrew Wale (L) and Neil Allard (R) pose with their marriage certificate following their wedding ceremony at the Royal Pavillion in Brighton early on March 29, 2014. Gay couples across England and Wales said "I do" as a law legalising same-sex marriage came into effect at midnight, the final stage in a long fight for equality. In Brighton on England's south coast, Neil Allard and Andrew Wale exchanged vows and rings in the opulent splendour of the Royal Pavilion in front of about 100 guests. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL

Gay couples across England and Wales said “I do” on Friday night as a law authorizing same-sex marriage came into effect at midnight, the final stage in a long fight for equality.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Jimmy Savile’s chauffeur charged with rape

Ray Teret, 72, the former driver for disgraced late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile , leaves Manchester Magistrates Court where he appeared to face charges including multiple counts of raping girls younger than 16, in Manchester, England, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. AP

The former driver for disgraced late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile has appeared in court to face charges including multiple counts of raping girls younger than 16.

Posted: October 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Smoking to be banned in English prisons – report

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Smoking is set to be prohibited in all prisons in England and Wales over fears of that staff may bring compensation claims, the Times reported on Friday.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Anglican church apologizes for sex abuse scandal

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The Church of England has formally apologized for past child abuse by Anglican priests and for its own failure to prevent it.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Aussies sorry for crank call to Kate’s hospital

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Ladders from various media organisations are seen lined up as policemen stand guard outside the King Edward VII hospital where Kate Duchess of Cambridge is receiving treatment in central London, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their first child, and the Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted to hospital suffering from a severe form of morning sickness in the early stages of her pregnancy. AP/Alastair Grant

Two Australian radio disc jockeys apologized Wednesday after impersonating Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles in a prank call and getting a London hospital to tell them all about Kate Middleton’s condition.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Parents jailed for life for ‘honor killing’ of daughter

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A Pakistani-born couple were jailed for life by a British court Friday for murdering their “westernized” teenage daughter in an apparent honor killing.

Posted: August 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

England bans big stores from displaying cigarettes

British ministers say a ban on displaying packs of cigarettes inside supermarkets and other large stores will send a message that smoking is no longer acceptable.

Posted: April 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cigarette vending machines banned in England

Cigarette vending machines were banned in England on Saturday, a move the government hopes will cut the numbers of children smoking.

Posted: October 1st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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