Queen-led Church of England faces 3,300 sexual abuse allegations

February 11, 2018 1:18 pm
Queen-led Church of England faces 3,300 sexual abuse allegations

File photo of the Assembly Hall of Church House in London during a meeting of the Church of England’s general synod. A senior Church of England bishop has revealed that the Anglican Communion led by Queen Elizabeth II is facing more than 3,300 sexual abuse allegations before an independent inquiry […]

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Thousands march in London to protest government inaction on NHS crisis, budget cuts

February 4, 2018 12:43 am
Thousands march in London to protest government inaction on NHS crisis, budget cuts

Thousands of people in British capital of London have braved cold weather and rain to march on Downing Street demanding an end to the persisting crisis affecting the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and challenging Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to adequately fund the NHS. Londoners waged the massive protest march […]

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Court of Appeal in the United Kingdom ruled the government’s mass surveillance powers as ‘unlawful’

January 31, 2018 6:38 pm
Court of Appeal in the United Kingdom ruled the government’s mass surveillance powers as ‘unlawful’

A businessman stands and speaks on his mobile phone outside the Bank of England in London on March 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Court of Appeal in the United Kingdom has ruled the government’s mass surveillance program for spying on internet use and phone records of the British people […]

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European Union threatens members France, Germany, Britain with court action over pollution

January 30, 2018 10:01 am
European Union threatens members France, Germany, Britain with court action over pollution

EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella addresses a press conference on the environment implementation review at European Commission in Brussels, February 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The European Union (EU) has threatened to take top air-polluting members France, Germany, and Britain to court if they fail to heed a final warning […]

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange asks UK court to lift arrest warrant

January 26, 2018 11:01 am
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange asks UK court to lift arrest warrant

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange coming out on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy to address the media in central London on February 5, 2016. (Photo by AFP) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living in Ecuador’s embassy in London for five years, has asked a court to remove the […]

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UK will not hold a second EU referendum: Theresa May spokesman

January 11, 2018 2:18 am
UK will not hold a second EU referendum: Theresa May spokesman

UK Prime Minister Theresa May UK Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a second referendum on Britain’s exit from the European Union, amid growing calls for a new vote on Brexit. “We will not be having a second referendum,” May’s spokesman said Thursday. Earlier, leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage […]

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May shakes up cabinet in New Year reshuffle, Boris Johnson survives

January 9, 2018 3:09 am
UK Prime Minister Theresa May shakes up cabinet in New Year reshuffle, Boris Johnson survives

British Secretary for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson (L) and British Prime Minister Theresa May (AFP file photo) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has changed the lineup of her ministers in an attempt to reunify her cabinet before the next phase of the Brexit talks with the European Union, but there are […]

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BBC’s Carrie Gracie resigns over ‘secretive and illegal’ pay culture

January 8, 2018 1:14 am
BBC’s Carrie Gracie resigns over ‘secretive and illegal’ pay culture

File photo of Carrie Gracie One of the BBC’s most senior journalists has resigned from her post, accusing the British broadcaster of having a “secretive and illegal” pay structure. “With great regret, I have left my post as China Editor to speak out publicly on a crisis of trust at […]

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Fire takes over12-story apartment block in Manchester

December 30, 2017 2:44 am
Fire takes over12-story apartment block in Manchester

A fire burning on the 9th and 10th floors of a 12-story apartment block in Manchester on December 30, 2017 on Joiner Street . A huge fire has broken out over several floors in a 12-story block in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The fire blazed through the ninth and tenth floors of […]

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UK snow storm bring power outages, travel disruption

December 28, 2017 6:00 am
UK snow storm bring power outages, travel disruption

Heavy snow and ice have disrupted road and air travel in parts of the UK and left thousands of homes without power. (AFP photo) Britain suffered power outages and travel disruption Wednesday, with flights delayed because of brief runway closures as adverse weather swamped the country. More than 73,000 homes […]

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British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ‘eating healthy’ to be able to run in 2022 UK general election

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British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ‘eating healthy’ to be able to run in 2022 UK general election

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (Photo by AFP) UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he is taking all steps necessary to lead his party into the 2022 general election, including maintaining a healthy diet. “We’ve got lots of energy. I’ve got loads of energy. I’m fine, I eat porridge every […]

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