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Nine arrested in London protests against greater police powers

May 01 2021

LONDON Police arrested nine people who took part in protests in London on Saturday demanding that the government reverse planned legislation that would increase police powers.

Beckham and Dench help to launch Captain Tom fundraising drive

Apr 30 2021

LONDON The family of Britain's Captain Tom Moore, the World War Two veteran who lifted a nation's spirits during the pandemic, joined forces with David Beckham and Judi Dench to kick off a long weekend of fundraising events on Friday. | Video

No admiral outfits: UK royals to eschew military uniforms for Philip's funeral

Apr 17 2021

WINDSOR, England Britain's senior royals will eschew tradition and wear morning suits rather than military uniforms for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip, in an attempt to prevent embarrassment for Princes Andrew and Harry. | Video

UK queen has to step into debate over Philip's funeral outfits-media

Apr 15 2021

WINDSOR, England Britain's Queen Elizabeth has stepped in to settle a problem over what senior royals should wear to her husband's funeral, because of concerns about whether Prince Harry and Prince Andrew should wear military uniforms, media reported on Thursday. | Video

Britain mourns Prince Philip but 'no flowers please' due to COVID

Apr 09 2021

LONDON Britain was mourning Prince Philip who died on Friday but people were asked not to gather in crowds or to lay flowers at royal palaces due to distancing guidelines imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus. | Video

Britain mourns Prince Philip but 'no flowers please' due to COVID

Apr 09 2021

LONDON Britain was mourning Prince Philip who died on Friday but people were asked not to gather in crowds or to lay flowers at royal palaces due to distancing guidelines imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus. | Video

Family of UK's Captain Tom call for fundraising celebration

Apr 06 2021

LONDON The family of Britain's Captain Tom Moore, the World War Two veteran who lifted a nation's spirits during the pandemic, are calling for people to come together and raise funds for charity on what would have been his 101st birthday. | Video

London police face backlash after dragging mourners from vigil for murdered woman

Mar 14 2021

LONDON London police faced a backlash from the public on Sunday and an official inquiry into their actions after using heavy-handed tactics to break up an outdoor vigil for a woman whose suspected killer is a police officer. | Video

London murder case triggers wave of grief, rage over threats to women

Mar 12 2021

LONDON Women in Britain poured out their fears and anger over how unsafe they feel walking the streets after the disappearance of a woman in London and the arrest of a police officer on suspicion of her kidnap and murder.

Hurtful and upsetting - some Britons empathize with Meghan over racism

Mar 08 2021

LONDON Out of the blizzard of media coverage of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's TV interview, the thing that stood out for young Londoner Binta Barr was that their son's skin colour had been discussed within the royal family before his birth. | Video

World News

World powers urge truce as Israel-Palestinian conflict rages

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Israel bombarded Gaza with air strikes and Palestinian militants resumed cross-border rocket fire on Tuesday after a brief overnight lull during which the U.N. sent a small fuel convoy into the enclave, where it says 52,000 people are now displaced.