Henry Nicholls

Amazon's Black Friday greeted by climate activists, strikes in Europe

Nov 26 2021

TILBURY, England (Reuters) -Climate activists targeted 15 Amazon depots across Europe on "Black Friday" and the world's biggest e-commerce company also faced protests by workers and delivery drivers in Germany, France and Italy. | Video

British military deliver fuel in gas station crisis

Oct 05 2021

PURFLEET, England (Reuters) -British military personnel in fatigues began delivering fuel on Tuesday to ease an acute trucker shortage that triggered panic buying at the pumps, though Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied the world's fifth largest economy was heading into crisis. | Video

Large fire rips through south London railway arch

Jun 28 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -A large fire ripped through a railway arch beside Elephant and Castle station in south London on Monday, sending a ball of flame and plumes of black smoke billowing up high into the sky above the capital.

Activists dump fake coal outside Lloyd's of London in fossil fuel protest

Apr 23 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -Climate activists dumped fake coal outside Lloyd's of London's headquarters on Friday, targeting the global insurer in a protest against the industry's backing for major fossil fuel mining projects including a giant mine in Australia. | Video

Climate activists spray black dye at Bank of England in 'Money Rebellion'

Apr 01 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -Climate activists in London splashed black dye on the facade of the Bank of England's imposing neo-classical headquarters on Thursday as part of a protest against the finance sector's support of what they say is a climate catastrophe. | Video

UK's record-breaking fundraiser, 'hero' Captain Tom Moore, dies aged 100

Feb 03 2021

MARSTON MORETAINE, England Britain's Captain Tom Moore, the World War Two veteran who lifted a nation's spirits by raising millions of pounds for health service workers battling the coronavirus, died on Tuesday aged 100 after he contracted COVID-19. | Video

Police arrest seven after British special forces board tanker

Oct 26 2020

SOUTHAMPTON, England Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of seizing control of a ship, British police said on Monday after special forces stormed an oil tanker under threat from a group of stowaways the previous evening. | Video

World News

All homes on one of Tonga's islands destroyed, three dead

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) -All the homes on one of Tonga's small outer islands have been destroyed by a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, with three people so far confirmed dead, the government said on Tuesday in its first update since the disaster struck.