LONDON A protester lay on top of a plane while another forced a jet to turn around on the runway as climate change activists descended on London City Airport on Thursday, causing some flight disruption as the number of arrests this week topped 1,000. | Video
LONDON Climate-change activists have vowed to go ahead with plans to disrupt Heathrow with drones on Friday morning, despite the arrest of five of their members in a pre-emptive strike by London police.
LONDON, Sept 12 Climate activists planning to
disrupt London's Heathrow airport with toy drones said as they
practised on Thursday that they would not fly them when planes
were in the air and were prepared to be arrested.
PLYMOUTH, England With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action against climate change. | Video
SALISBURY, England Police wearing protective suits entered a hostel in the southern English city of Salisbury on Friday as counter-terrorism detectives stepped up their investigation into how two people were exposed to the nerve agent Novichok. | Video
AMESBURY, England Britain demanded on Thursday that Russia provide details about the Novichok nerve agent attack on a former double agent and his daughter after two British citizens were struck down with the same poison. | Video
AMESBURY, England Two British citizens are critically ill after they were exposed to Novichok, the same nerve agent that struck down a former Russian agent and his daughter in March, Britain's top counter-terrorism officer said on Wednesday. | Video
LONDON Around 100,000 supporters of the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand that the British government hold a final public vote on the terms of Brexit, organisers said. | Video
GOSPORT, England More than 450 patients died prematurely in a British hospital after they were given powerful painkillers with no medical justification, in what a damning report on Wednesday found was a "disregard for human life".
GOSPORT, June 20 More than 450 patients died
prematurely in a British hospital after they were given powerful
painkillers for no medical reason in what a damning report found
was a "disregard for human life".