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, [...]
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.
Love her or loathe her, one thing’s beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain.
Northern Ireland police fought day-and-night street battles with Protestant militants Saturday as a protest march to Belfast City Hall degenerated into riots when many marchers returned home to the Protestant east side.
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Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino proposed Friday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be transferred from London to Sweden, where he would remain under Quito’s protection.
Prince Charles, the heir to the throne, was promoted to top rank in all three British military services on Saturday.
The two parties in Britain’s coalition government are suffering widespread losses in local elections in England.
A British minister said the government’s handling of a threatened fuel strike had gone “reasonably well”, despite a national panic over supplies that ended with a woman suffering petrol burns.
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LONDON – Prime Minister David Cameron made a public admission of regret over Britain’s phone-hacking scandal on Wednesday, saying with hindsight he would not have hired a former tabloid editor as his media chief. As media mogul Rupert Murdoch wrapped up a turbulent visit to Britain, Cameron made a statement during a stormy emergency session [...]
Britain’s best-selling Sunday tabloid the News of the World signed off with a simple front page message — “THANK YOU & GOODBYE” — leaving the media establishment here reeling from the expanding phone-hacking scandal that brought down the muckraking newspaper after 168 years.