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World Aug 14London police treat crash near Parliament as terrorism
A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital that…
World Jul 28UK lawmakers recommend tougher rules on Facebook
The U.K. government should increase oversight of social media like Facebook and election campaigns to protect democracy in the digital age, a parliamentary committee recommended in a scathing report.
World Jul 042 people exposed to ‘unknown substance,’ UK anti-terror police says
The Wiltshire Police force declared a “major incident” after a man and a woman in their 40s were hospitalized after being found unconscious Saturday at a residential building in Amesbury, eight miles from Salisbury, where a former Russian spy and…
World May 25Amid confusion, EU enacts new data privacy law
The new law comes at a time when advances in technology make data more valuable, and therefore raise the stakes in protecting it.
World Apr 28British toddler at center of legal battle dies
Alfie Evans, a sick British toddler whose parents won support from the pope during a protracted legal battle to take him to the Vatican children's hospital for treatment, died early Saturday, five days after he was taken off life support.
World Apr 05Daughter of poisoned spy says she’s recovering
LONDON — The poisoned daughter of an ex-Russian spy said Thursday she's recovering quickly after her ordeal, while Russia strongly protested being locked out of the probe into the nerve agent that sickened her and her father.
World Mar 14UK expelling 23 Russian diplomats over nerve-agent attack
LONDON — Britain announced Wednesday it will expel 23 Russian diplomats — the biggest such expulsion since the Cold War — and break off high-level contacts with the Kremlin over the nerve-agent attack on a former spy and his daughter…
World Feb 09Ex-hostage wants British Islamic State kidnappers put on trial in UK
LONDON — Former Islamic State hostages and families of the group's victims are urging Britain and the United States to put two recently captured extremists on trial, arguing that denying them justice will fuel the hatred and violence they supported.
World Jan 20French president warns that UK can’t keep full access to EU
French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested that Britain is likely to negotiate a unique relationship with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next year, while stressing that any agreement must be consistent with EU rules.
Politics Jan 12Trump cancels trip to London, says he disagrees with embassy relocation
Some British lawmakers had said Trump was not welcome in Britain after he re-tweeted videos from a far-right British group and criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan following a terror attack last year.