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Armed British police use stun gun on man inside grounds of parliament

Dec 11 2018

LONDON Armed British police used a Taser stun gun to restrain a man after he ran into the grounds of parliament on Tuesday, close to where an officer was stabbed to death last year, and ignored warnings to stop. | Video

Family lay wreath at UK stadium after Leicester owner killed in helicopter crash

Oct 29 2018

LEICESTER, England The weeping wife and son of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha laid a wreath outside the soccer club's stadium on Monday as tributes poured in after the Thai tycoon's death in a helicopter crash. | Video

Vigils, prayers mark one year since London's Grenfell fire

Jun 14 2018

LONDON Survivors of London's Grenfell Tower fire, and friends and relatives of the 71 people it killed, held vigils and prayed together as they marked the first anniversary of a disaster that still haunts Britain. | Video

Yulia Skripal leaves British hospital five weeks after nerve agent attack

Apr 10 2018

SALISBURY, England Yulia Skripal has left hospital more than five weeks after she and her father, a former Russian spy, were poisoned with a nerve agent in an attack that has sparked one of the biggest crises in the West's relations with the Kremlin since the Cold War. | Video

Inspectors analyse toxin used on Russian spy, EU backs Britain

Mar 19 2018

SALISBURY, England Inspectors from the world's chemical weapons watchdog on Monday began examining the poison used to strike down a former Russian double agent in England, in an attack that London blames on Moscow. | Video

UK police identify over 200 witnesses in nerve agent attack: minister

Mar 10 2018

SALISBURY, England British police have identified more than 200 witnesses and are looking at more than 240 pieces of evidence in their investigation into a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy and his daughter, interior minister Amber Rudd said on Saturday. | Video

Britain sends specialist troops to city where Russian double agent poisoned

Mar 09 2018

SALISBURY, England Britain deployed specialist troops on Friday to remove potentially contaminated objects from the English city where a Russian former double agent and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent. | Video

UK's biggest warship HMS Queen Elizabeth sails into home port for first time

Aug 16 2017

PORTSMOUTH, England Britain's most advanced and biggest warship, the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, berthed for the first time at its home port of Portsmouth on Wednesday.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth misses church again due to heavy cold

Jan 01 2017

SANDRINGHAM, England Britain's Queen Elizabeth missed a New Year's Day church service on Sunday due to a heavy cold, Buckingham Palace said, a week after the 90-year-old monarch missed a Christmas Day service for the first time in decades.

Prison Officers regain control over rioting inmates in UK jail disturbance

Dec 16 2016

BIRMINGHAM, England Prison officers regained control of inmates at a prison in Birmingham, England on Friday more than 12 hours after rioting broke out among some 300 prisoners.

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