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British military called in to stop dam collapsing and flooding town

Aug 03 2019

WHALEY BRIDGE, England A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast onto the outer slope of a reservoir dam in central England on Friday in an effort to prevent it from collapsing and flooding the town below. | Video

British military drop ballast sacks on dam to prevent flooding of UK town

Aug 02 2019

WHALEY BRIDGE, England, Aug 2 A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast on Friday onto the outer slope of a dam that has partially collapsed and is at risk of bursting and flooding the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire.

English town evacuated after water cascades through damaged dam

Aug 02 2019

WHALEY BRIDGE, England Police evacuated thousands of residents from an English town on Thursday after torrents of water cascaded from a nearby reservoir after a dam was damaged, with officials warning that subsequent flooding posed a risk to life.

Makeshift shrines honor victims of British knife crime

Jul 30 2019

MANCHESTER, England/LONDON A cluster of flowers and candles marks the spot where Jodie Chesney, 17, was stabbed in a park in east London in an attack with no obvious motive.

Opposition leader Corbyn calls for election to break Brexit impasse

Jan 10 2019

WAKEFIELD, England British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called on lawmakers on Thursday to help his opposition party "break the deadlock" over Brexit and support his call for a motion of no confidence in the government to trigger an election.

UPDATE 3-UK police look for terrorism links in Manchester New Year's Eve stabbings

Jan 01 2019

* Injured officer released from hospital (Releads with more details from witness, police statement, search)

UK's Prince Harry and wife Meghan expecting first baby next year

Oct 15 2018

SYDNEY Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are expecting their first child in the spring of 2019, around a year after their glittering wedding injected Hollywood glamour into the British royal family. | Video

Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Meghan cheered on first joint royal trip

Jun 14 2018

CHESTER, England Thousands of cheering fans greeted Queen Elizabeth and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Thursday as Britain's newest royal joined the monarch for a visit to the English county of Cheshire, her first official trip without Prince Harry. | Video

Britain says some of Manchester bomber's network potentially still at large

May 28 2017

MANCHESTER, England Members of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi's network are still potentially at large, British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday, after the terrorism threat level was lowered because of significant progress in the investigation.

May's Conservatives gain UK parliament seat as rivals suffer setbacks

Feb 24 2017

STOKE-ON-TRENT/WHITEHAVEN, England British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives secured a landmark victory in a parliamentary by-election on Friday, strengthening her hand ahead of Brexit negotiations as her rivals suffered damaging setbacks.

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