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By Jill Lawless, Danica Kirka, Mike Corder, Associated Press
Polio had been considered eliminated from the U.S. since 1979, when the last known case of the original strain of the polio virus was detected, while the global vaccination campaign has decreased cases by 99.9 percent. But the virus now…
By William Brangham
Train drivers at eight British rail companies will go on strike later this month in the second large-scale industrial action set to affect commuters in July.
By Associated Press
After two years of cancellations because of the coronavirus pandemic, the parade came a half-century after London’s first march to celebrate Pride in 1972.
By Mike Fuller, Associated Press
Huge crowds flooded into the British capital for the rally to demand that the government do more to help people faced with bills and other expenses that are rising more quickly than their wages.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
The alleged incidents took place in London between March 2005 and August 2008, and one in western England in April 2013. The alleged victims are now in their 30s and 40s.
More than 600 people have been arrested over the past two weeks after activists climbed atop tankers and blocked roads at oil depots. On Friday the government praised oil companies for obtaining court orders to stop the demonstrators.
By Jared Bowen, GBH
In the spirit of Valentine's Day we look at London's National Portrait Gallery, which for the first time has an international tour of some of its works depicting love and desire. Special correspondent Jared Bowen of GBH Boston shares these…
By Pan Pylas, Associated Press
London finally honored the late Princess Diana with a blue plaque at the place she called home in the two years before she married Prince Charles and her life in the goldfish bowl began.
Auctioneer Sotheby’s said Friday that “Love is in the Bin” will be offered at an Oct. 14 sale in London.
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