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World Jun 13More global protests emerge over racism, police actions
Tensions were high in cities around the globe, nearly three weeks after George Floyd, a black man, died after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee to his neck.
Health Apr 14Figures show hundreds of COVID-19 deaths in UK nursing homes
Hundreds more people with COVID-19 have died in Britain than have been recorded in the government's daily tally, official figures showed Tuesday — including a tide of deaths in nursing homes that staff say are being overlooked.
Arts Aug 12V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 85
V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose precise and lyrical writing made him one of the world's most admired writers, died at his London home, his family said. He was 85.
World Jul 15UK’s Theresa May: Trump told me to ‘sue the EU’ over Brexit
Donald Trump advised British Prime Minister Theresa May to "sue" the European Union to resolve the tense negotiations over Britain's impending exit from the bloc.
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 23Kate Middleton gives birth to baby boy on England’s national day
The new arrival is Queen Elizabeth II's sixth great-grandchild and bumps Prince Harry to sixth place in the line of succession. The baby is fifth in line, after grandfather Prince Charles, father Prince William and his two siblings.