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'Basil,' the alarm specialist, jailed over huge UK diamond heist

Mar 15 2019

LONDON A 58-year-old man nicknamed "Basil" was jailed for 10 years on Friday after being found guilty of being the final member of a gang of aging criminals who carried out one the most audacious robberies in the annals of British crime.

May to speak to every EU head in bid for Brexit deal changes

Feb 17 2019

LONDON Theresa May plans to speak to every European Union leader and the European Commission chief to seek changes to her EU withdrawal agreement, days after another defeat from her own lawmakers and as businesses brace for a no-deal Brexit on March 29.

Stephen Hawking, who unlocked the secrets of space and time, dies at 76

Mar 14 2018

LONDON Stephen Hawking, who sought to explain the origins of the universe, the mysteries of black holes and the nature of time itself, died on Wednesday aged 76. | Video

Women protest against Trump on streets of Europe's capitals

Jan 21 2017

LONDON/VIENNA Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed U.S. President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expected to draw nearly a quarter of a million people. | Video

London City airport declared safe after 'chemical incident'

Oct 21 2016

LONDON London City airport was declared safe on Friday after hundreds of passengers had to be evacuated and two were taken to hospital with breathing difficulties in an incident that police suspect was caused by CS gas.

Britain's warring EU camps take to the water in spirited nautical standoff

Jun 15 2016

LONDON Britain's opposing EU referendum camps took their war of words onto the water on Wednesday as campaigners manning rival boats hurled abuse at each other in bizarre scenes outside parliament on the River Thames. | Video

EU Referendum Scorecard - Trump and Boris, a seesaw and immigration

May 27 2016

LONDON The abiding image of the week was a mural of Donald Trump locked in a Soviet-style kiss with "Out" campaigner Boris Johnson in what pro-EU campaigners intended as a warning of things to come if Britain were to leave the 28-member bloc.

'Quiet man' threatens to blow Britain's ruling party apart over Europe

Mar 19 2016

LONDON British Prime Minister David Cameron was forced into a hasty cabinet reshuffle on Saturday as the dramatic resignation of a senior minister threatened to widen divisions over Europe within the ruling Conservative party.

It's a girl - Duchess Kate gives birth, both well, palace says

May 03 2015

LONDON The Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday, the couple's second child and a great grand-daughter to Queen Elizabeth. | Video

It's a girl - Britain's Duchess Kate gives birth, both well, palace says

May 02 2015

LONDON Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday, the couple's second child and a great grand-daughter to Queen Elizabeth. | Video

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