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  • Prince Harry tweets! Says 'can't type fast' so joined army instead

    Prince Harry tweets! Says 'can't type fast' so joined army instead
    Prince Harry now has a royal following online! The British prince officially tweeted from the Invictus Games 2014 Twitter account in honor of the annual competition, making him the most senior royal to use the social media platform, according to several...
  • Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services

    Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services
    A smartphone app designed to keep people on the go brought parts of Europe to a standstill as cabbies protested Wednesday against what they view as an unfair, unsafe threat to their livelihoods. Uber, a California-pioneered app that allows users to hail...
  • Irish president welcomed by Queen Elizabeth II on historic visit

    LONDON — In a historic first, the president of Ireland began a state visit to Britain on Tuesday to mark the growing reconciliation between his nation and the one that long ruled it from afar through centuries of oppression and rebellion. After...
  • In 2012, big events will bring big crowds to Britain and Ireland

    From the summer Olympics to the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, several major events will make the British Isles a popular destination in 2012. From July 27 to August 12, London will host the Olympic Games. Leading up to the games, visitors...
  • In Theory: Is 'radicalization' child abuse?

    The mayor of London wrote in a March 2 column in the Daily Telegraph that Muslim children who are at risk of radicalization by their parents are victims of child abuse and should be removed from their homes. Mayor Boris Johnson says that such a move...
  • Christopher Lee Tapped for Top Brit Film Honor

    The British Film Institute will award Christopher Lee its highest honor, the BFI Fellowship, it was announced Monday in London. Lee, who was knighted in 2009, has appeared in more than 250 films and TV shows, including the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy....
  • For British artists, no fond remembrances of Margaret Thatcher

    For British artists, no fond remembrances of Margaret Thatcher
    You might recall the Elvis Costello lyric in "Tramp the Dirt Down," referencing Margaret Thatcher, the former British prime minister who died Monday: "I'll stand on your grave and tramp the dirt down." Then there is the Morrissey lyric: "The kind people...
  • Terrorism suspected in attack in London's Woolwich area

    Terrorism suspected in attack in London's Woolwich area
    LONDON -- Two attackers wielding a number of weapons allegedly killed a man in broad daylight on a London street and then were shot by police Wednesday in an incident that may have been terrorism-related. The assault took place about 2:20 p.m. near a...
  • Cameron: 'Strong indications' Woolwich killing was terrorism

    LONDON -- Prime Minister David Cameron says there are "strong indications" that a killing Wednesday near a military barracks in the Woolwich section of south London was a terrorist attack. Speaking in Paris at a meeting with French President Francois...
  • London man hacked to death in apparent terror attack was soldier

    London man hacked to death in apparent terror attack was soldier
    LONDON -- As police scoured the attack site for evidence, authorities confirmed Thursday that a man who was hacked to death on a London street before horrified bystanders in an apparent terrorist assault was a member of Britain’s armed forces. The...
  • London mayor joins call for anti-theft features in smartphones

    London Mayor Boris Johnson is the latest politician to back a group that’s pressuring tech companies to design smartphones that become useless if they fall into the wrong hands. Prosecutors from San Francisco and New York state will now be...