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World Jun 12Aid groups appeal to G-7 for cash to get shots into arms
The appeal came after U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he hoped leaders of the Group of Seven major industrialized nations will agree to provide at least 1 billion vaccine doses for poorer countries.
Politics Jun 09EU warns of retaliation as post-Brexit talks with UK stall
Maros Sefcovic, the EU's chief negotiator in the talks, says the bloc had reached a "crossroads" in its relationship with the U.K. after the British government threatened to take further unilateral action to delay living up to its obligations under…
World Jun 03Buckingham Palace barred minorities from office jobs in 1960s
Buckingham Palace barred ethnic minorities from office jobs during the 1960s, the Guardian newspaper reported Thursday, citing documents in Britain's National Archives.
World Apr 17The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone
Sitting by herself at the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth cut a regal, but solitary figure: still the monarch, but now alone.
World Apr 10Bouquet-bearing public honors Philip, ignoring COVID warning
A cross-section of British society and admirers from abroad descended on Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle on Saturday. They laid bouquets at the gates, offered prayers or just paused for a moment of reflection as they remembered a man who…
World Apr 10Philip’s funeral April 17 at Windsor Castle; Harry to attend
Prince Philip’s royal ceremonial funeral will take place April 17 at Windsor Castle — a slimmed-down service amid the COVID-19 pandemic that will be entirely closed to the public.
World Apr 09Rioters ignore pleas for calm as violence flares in Belfast
Police in Northern Ireland deployed water cannons for the first time in six years as they tried to disperse protesters who hurled stones, fireworks and gasoline-filled bottles at officers during another night of violence in Belfast.
Health Apr 07UK advises limiting AstraZeneca in under-30 group amid blood clot worry
Wednesday's recommendation came as regulators both in the U.K. and the European Union emphasized that the benefits of receiving the vaccine continue to outweigh the risks for most people.
World Mar 15London police protest response stokes outrage ahead of crime bill
British police officers' decision to break up a weekend vigil for a woman killed after being abducted while walking home at night in London has touched off a national debate in Britain.
World Mar 11Prince William defends royal family against racism claims
Prince William defended Britain's monarchy Thursday against accusations of bigotry made by his brother, Prince Harry, and sister-in-law, Meghan, insisting the family is not racist.