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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 »

29 cops hurt in Catholic-Protestant clash in Belfast

Riot police stand next to a burned out car after Loyalist protesters attacked police lines, in east BelfastNorthern Ireland, Saturday Jan. 12, 2013. Police used water cannons as four officers were injured during sectarian clashes between loyalists and republicans in east Belfast, Saturday. Trouble flared after a city centre demonstration against the council's decision to limit the number of days the Union flag is flown from City Hall. AP/Paul Faith/PA

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.

Posted: January 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Why PH did not become a UK colony

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MT. PINATUBO’S lahar claimed half of the San Guillermo Church in Bacolor, but it continues to inspire the growth of the Catholic faith in the town. E.I. REYMOND T. OREJAS

The Philippines did not become a British colony and credit is due, in part, to the loyalty of the Kapampangan, particularly of Bacolor town, to Spain and their bravery in battles.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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