Peter Nicholls

Prince Charles pays tribute to 'my dear papa' Philip for devoted service

Apr 11 2021

WINDSOR, England Britain's Prince Charles paid a personal tribute on Saturday to his "dear papa" Prince Philip, saying the royal family missed him enormously and that the 99-year-old would have been amazed at the touching reaction across the world to his death. | Video

Stranded truckers fume as they wait to leave UK after COVID blockade

Dec 23 2020

DOVER, England Furious truck drivers stranded at the English port of Dover scuffled with police as Britain sought to get cross-Channel traffic moving after a partial blockade by France to contain a highly infectious coronavirus variant. | Video

Four killed in blast at English water treatment plant

Dec 03 2020

BRISTOL, England A large blast at a water treatment site on the outskirts of Bristol in England killed four workers and injured a fifth, emergency services said on Thursday.

Britain says it is working with France on blocking migrant route

Aug 12 2020

DOVER, England/PARIS Britain and France will work "at pace" to finalise a new plan for shutting down a migrant route across the Channel, British immigration minister Chris Philp said on Tuesday.

More migrants cross Channel to Britain as political tension rises

Aug 10 2020

DOVER, England British border agents brought ashore migrants in the port of Dover on Monday after picking them up from an inflatable boat as they crossed the Channel, the latest in a surge of crossings that is causing political tensions with France. | Video

Britain reels from latest terrorism-linked stabbing, American among dead

Jun 22 2020

READING, England The English town of Reading held a minute's silence on Monday for the victims of a stabbing that killed three people, in an attack that police called a terrorist incident. | Video

Britain labels stabbing 'atrocity' in town park as terrorism

Jun 21 2020

READING, England A stabbing rampage in the southern English town of Reading in which three people were killed and three taken to hospital was an act of terrorism, police said on Sunday, calling the attack in a sunny park an atrocity. | Video

UK council stops plan to remove statue of scout founder Baden-Powell

Jun 11 2020

POOLE, England A British statue of Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the worldwide scouting movement, will be given 24-hour security until it is removed or until the threat subsides after it became a target of anti-racism protests. | Video

Private clubs in London cater to nurses and needy during pandemic

May 13 2020

LONDON Behind the shuttered doors of some of London's top private members' clubs, chefs in masks are preparing thousands of meals, not for the well-heeled and well-connected but for health workers and those left vulnerable by the coronavirus pandemic.

Private clubs in London cater to nurses and needy during pandemic

May 13 2020

* London's clubs provide thousands of meals for health workers

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