London police officers stop Good Friday ceremony for CCP Virus violations

Trending 04/04/21, 00:13

Two Metropolitan Police officers described as "absolutely disgraceful" were seen on public networks on Friday, April 2, disrupting a pre-Easter ceremony at Christ the King Polish RC Church in Balham, London—because it violated CCP Virus (COVID-19) pandemic rules. Although parts of the United States are now open, particularly on religious holidays ...

UK exit poll suggests majority for Johnson’s Conservatives

Europe 12/12/19, 12:41

An exit poll in Britain’s election projected Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party would likely win a solid majority of seats in Parliament, a decisive outcome that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month. The survey, released just ...

Global stocks higher after possible US-China trade snag

Business 11/06/19, 04:17

Global stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after investors were rattled by a possible snag in a U.S.-Chinese trade truce following reports Beijing wants Washington to lift punitive tariffs. Germany and Paris opened higher and London was unchanged. Tokyo rose while Shanghai declined and Hong Kong was flat. Beijing wants 15% tariffs ...

UK leader compares rival to Stalin at start of election

Europe 11/06/19, 04:01

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared his main rival to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as he prepares to officially launch the governing Conservative Party's campaign for the Dec. 12 election. Johnson, writing in the Daily Telegraph, says Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party would "raise taxes so wantonly" that it would destroy ...

Parliament vote forces UK to postpone Brexit beyond Oct. 31

Europe 10/19/19, 14:47

A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday that he would resist attempts to delay Britain's departure from the European Union beyond the end of the month, though he appeared to have no choice but to seek an extension after Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his Brexit ...

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt in runoff for UK prime minister

Europe 06/20/19, 13:21

Britain's next prime minister will be a man in his 50s who went to Oxford University — either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt, the two finalists selected Thursday in a race to lead the governing Conservative Party. Johnson , a flamboyant former foreign secretary and ex-mayor of London, topped a ballot ...

Update: Companies respond to suit over Grenfell fire

U.S. 06/11/19, 13:18

The Latest on a lawsuit filed in the United States over a 2017 London high-rise fire that killed 72 (all times local):2 p.m.Two of the companies that are being sued by victims of a London high-rise fire that killed 72 have released statements expressing their "deepest sympathies" to those affected.The ...

US lawyer to discuss London fire case as deadline looms

U.S. 06/11/19, 05:12

An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference in Philadelphia on the 2017 apartment fire in London that killed 72 people.The BBC has reported that more than 100 people plan to join a product liability lawsuit targeting U.S. companies ...

Update: Trump, May discuss bilateral trade deal and China issue

Politics 06/04/19, 05:40

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local): 11:33 a.m. President Donald Trump is meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing St. in London. May and her husband, Philip, greeted Trump and first lady Melania Trump and the foursome posed for photographs. May is to step down ...

Update: Trumps, royals dine on lamb at Buckingham Palace

Politics 06/03/19, 15:32

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local): 9:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is being treated to a meal of lamb at a banquet in his honor at Buckingham Palace. Rounding out Monday's dinner are courses of halibut with watercress mousse, strawberry sable with lemon verbena cream, assorted fresh ...

President Trump, first lady meet with queen at Buckingham Palace

Politics 06/03/19, 07:02

President Donald Trump met with Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, June 3, during a three-day visit to Britain that's meant to strengthen ties between the two nations. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump flew to Buckingham Palace in Marine One, landing on a lawn where they were greeted by Prince Charles ...

WikiLeaks says Assange is ill; he misses brief court hearing

Europe 05/30/19, 05:12

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has missed a court session, apparently due to health problems.Assange had been expected to appear from prison via video link at a brief extradition hearing Thursday at Westminster Magistrates' Court.He is in Belmarsh prison serving time for jumping bail in Britain while fighting extradition to the ...

Prague Zoo sends 3 pelicans to London’s St. James’s Park

Europe 05/30/19, 03:04

Three great white pelicans are on their way from Prague Zoo to Britain to join a famed flock that has made London's St. James's Park home since the 17th century.Keepers were carefully carrying the birds one by one Thursday morning to transport cages on of a van will take them ...

APNewsBreak: Cubs-Cards set for London on June 13-14 in 2020

Baseball 05/30/19, 01:24

The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are set to play at London next season in a two-game series at West Ham's Olympic Stadium on June 13 and 14.St. Louis will be the home team for both games, according to a draft of the 2020 preliminary schedule obtained by The ...

Boris Johnson to face court questions about Brexit claims

Europe 05/29/19, 05:31

A British judge has ruled that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court to answer questions about his possible misconduct in public office during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016. District Judge Margot Coleman said Wednesday that Johnson will be questioned about whether he lied during the campaign ...

Arsenal faces Chelsea in Europa League final

Soccer 05/29/19, 03:34

Arsenal and Chelsea are gearing up to play a London derby far from home in the Europa League final.Playing three time zones and 2,460 miles (4,000 kilometers) from London in Azerbaijan, the game offers Arsenal coach Unai Emery the chance to win a record fourth Europa League title.It could be ...

Home Secretary Sajid Javid joins race for UK prime minister

Europe 05/27/19, 09:40

British Home Secretary Sajid Javid is joining the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May.Javid said in a video posted Monday on Twitter that his goal is to restore trust and create new opportunities.He says "first and foremost, we must deliver Brexit,"noting the Conservative Party's poor results in the ...

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping

Sports 05/27/19, 08:41

A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping.The Court of Arbitration for Sport's new anti-doping tribunal stripped Ruslan Nurudinov of fourth place in London in the 105-kilogram weight class, the CAS said Monday .Nurudinov, from Uzbekistan, later ...

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