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By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Western nations make more pledges to send arms to Ukraine while the European Union's full ban on Russian coal imports kicks in on Thursday amid claims sanctions against Moscow now even affected its defense exports.
By Susie Blann, Associated Press
Prior to Sunday, the queen had only appeared in public twice during the four-day holiday weekend celebrations. Officials said she experienced “discomfort” during those events on Thursday.
By Sylvia Hui, Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Crucial elections are coming up on May 6 in Great Britain, and nationalists in Scotland and Wales are hoping to do well enough to demand referendums on independence. Scottish voters had rejected independence in a 2014 referendum, but Brexit and…
By Malcolm Brabant
Britain's Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth's husband of 73 years, died Friday at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh had been hospitalized nearly a month ago for heart surgery. Mourners defied COVID-19 protocols to gather in front of Buckingham Palace and…
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a cautious timetable ending the country’s COVID lockdown, one of the strictest in the world with almost all foreign travel outlawed under the guidelines. But the full lockdown isn’t due to finish until…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, the White House confirmed the arctic storm has set back COVID-19 vaccine shipments, the U.S. is once again part of the Paris climate accord, the U.S. began allowing the first of thousands of asylum seekers…
The British city of Leicester has spent more than two months as the United Kingdom’s most notorious coronavirus hot spot. Its problems originally sprang from a district that houses garment factories -- where some unscrupulous owners have been accused of…
We close the week with an uplifting tale from the United Kingdom. Amid shortages of essential supplies during the coronavirus era, a picturesque water mill of the medieval period has been pressed back into service -- to provide bakers and…
Newly released data show that the United Kingdom has Europe’s highest COVID-19 death toll: at least 32,000, second globally only to the United States. But people of color there are being both infected and killed at higher rates than are…
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