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UK police probe slaying of Saudi woman in Britain


British police say it’s not clear whether a Saudi student stabbed to death in eastern England was attacked because she was wearing Muslim clothing but they are questioning a man in her death.

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Troops parade in London for queen’s birthday

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, leaves Buckingham Palace in a horse drawn carriage to attend the Trooping the Colour parade, in central London, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her birthday with traditional pomp and circumstance. More than 1,000 soldiers, horses and musicians are taking part in the parade known as “Trooping the Color,” an annual ceremony.AP/Lefteris Pitarakis

Hundreds of soldiers in ceremonial dress have marched in London in the annual “Trooping the Color” parade to mark the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Couples ready to tie the knot in UK’s first gay marriages

Lesbian couple, wearing a wedding veil, smiles, on December 16, 2012 in Paris during a demonstration for the legalisation of gay marriage and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) parenting. AFP FILE PHOTO

When the clock strikes midnight on Friday, gay and lesbian couples across England and Wales will begin exchanging vows as a historic law legalizing same-sex marriage finally comes into force.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies aged 110 – family

Photo dated July 2010 made available by the makers of the Oscar nominated documentary The Lady in Number 6, in which she tells her story, of Alice Herz-Sommer, believed to be the oldest-known survivor of the Holocaust, who died in London on Sunday morning at the age of 110. Herz-Sommer’s devotion to the piano and to her son sustained her through two years in a Nazi prison camp. AP

The world’s oldest known Holocaust survivor, the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, has died in London aged 110, her family announced Sunday.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Napoles daughter files counter-affidavit on tax case from London

Jeane Napoles FILE PHOTO

A daughter of the main suspect in the pork barrel scam is in London, according to a counter-affidavit she submitted to the Department of Justice on allegations of tax evasion by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »