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Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less
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Britain

Britain
A collection of news and information related to Britain published by this site and its partners.

Top Britain Articles

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  • Primark: Next stop USA

    LONDON/MADRID (Reuters) - Discount fashion chain Primark has made its mark in Europe by offering fast-changing fashion at rock-bottom prices. The secret of its success: placing huge orders for top-selling items like socks, tops and jeans and passing on...
  • British pay growth slows to record low even as jobless rate falls

    LONDON (Reuters) - British workers' earnings grew at the slowest rate on record in the three months to May, one gauge showed, even as unemployment fell further, giving the Bank of England pause for thought as it prepares to start raising interest rates....
  • Britain arrests 660 suspected paedophiles during six-month operation

    LONDON (Reuters) - Police forces across Britain have arrested 660 suspected paedophiles during a six-month covert operation to find people accessing indecent images of children online, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Wednesday. Doctors,...
  • UK prosecutor reviews alleged link between UK aid and jailed Ibori

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's leading fraud prosecutor is evaluating material alleging UK aid might have been channeled to companies linked to James Ibori, a jailed Nigerian former oil state governor, a top government lawyer said on Wednesday. "As part of...
  • Hard to justify Britain's data collection law: UN's Pillay

    GENEVA (Reuters) - An emergency data collection law being rushed through the British parliament may not address concerns raised by the European Court of Justice and is difficult to justify, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday....
  • UK Cameron's new Eurosceptic Cabinet reflects public opinion: minister

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's new Eurosceptic Cabinet of ministers reflects public opinion, the new defense minister said on Wednesday, saying the British leader wants to win back voters who had defected to an anti-EU party before next...
  • Factbox: Names in the frame for top EU jobs

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders meet on Wednesday to discuss candidates for several top jobs in the 28-member union after the election of former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the executive European Commission....
  • More Britons move banks as new rules speed up process

    LONDON (Reuters) - New rules making it easier for Britons to switch banks resulted in a 16 percent increase in the number of customers moving accounts in the first half of 2014, the body overseeing the system said on Wednesday. The new rules,...
  • Factbox: Orders and deals at Farnborough Airshow

    FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - Aircraft, engine manufacturers and suppliers are announcing new business at this week's Farnborough Airshow, the world's largest. Here are some highlights: > Airbus launches new A330neo with U.S. lessor Air Lease Corp as...
  • Britain urges deeper EU carbon market reforms than proposed

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain wants deeper reforms to the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) than those proposed by the European Commission and Germany, favoring cancelling hundreds of millions of carbon permits over launching a tool to regulate market...
  • Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Assange

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish court upheld on Wednesday an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has spent two years at Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault. Swedish prosecutors...