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Immigration poses political problem for island UK

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Generations of British children learned history through a book called “Our Island Story.” Nowadays the old-fashioned Edwardian primer is experiencing a nostalgic revival — and its title sums up the mood of many as Britain heads into election season.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

2 British tourists found dead on Thai beach

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Police say the bodies of two British tourists were found naked with gruesome head wounds on a beach at a popular island in southern Thailand.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Sahara dust storm brings smog to Britain

A cyclist wears an anti air pollution mask as he cycles along The Mall in London, Wednesday, April 2, 2014.  AP

LONDON — European pollution and dust swirling in from the Sahara created a “perfect storm” of smog in Britain on Wednesday, April 2, prompting authorities to warn people with heart or lung conditions to cut down on tough physical exercise outdoors.   Air pollution in some areas reached the top rung on its 10-point scale, […]

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

British royal dynasty set for George’s christening

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, carries her new born son, Prince George, into public view for the first time outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital, in London in July. AP FILE PHOTO

Three generations of future British kings will gather on Wednesday for the low-key christening of Prince George, the son of Prince William and his wife Catherine.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Ex-British PM Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady, dead at 87

In this June 23, 1982 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher gestures with her pen as she answers a reporters question during a news conference at the United Nations. Ex-spokesman Tim Bell says that Thatcher has died. She was 87. Bell said the woman known to friends and foes as "the Iron Lady" passed away Monday morning, April 8, 2013. (AP Photo/File)

Love her or loathe her, one thing’s beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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