United Kingdom

Emily G Roe

Venice hit by another ferocious high tide, flooding city

15 Nov 2019

VENICE An exceptionally high tide hit Venice again on Friday just three days after the city suffered its worst flooding in more than 50 years, leaving squares, shops and hotels once more inundated. | Video

Defiant Venetians vow to stay despite flood devastation

14 Nov 2019

ROME Venetians on Thursday were adamant, despite millions of euros of damage from days of flooding, that they are determined to remain in their lagoon city no matter what.

A Minute With: Keira Knightley as a whistleblower in "Official Secrets"

27 Aug 2019

LONDON Actress Keira Knightley turns to the 2003 Iraq War for her latest film "Official Secrets", in which she portrays a British government employee who was fired for leaking a secret U.S. memo in the run-up to the conflict. | Video

'Yesterday' comedy movie gets Beatles' seal of approval

19 Jun 2019

LONDON Imagine a world where The Beatles never existed? That is what British director Danny Boyle asks audiences to believe in his new movie "Yesterday." | Video

Emma Thompson, weeping teenagers join peaceful climate protest in London

19 Apr 2019

LONDON Film star Emma Thompson joined climate change activists in a central London shopping district on Friday to read poetry praising Earth's bounties, part of five days of protests which clogged the British capital with transport snarl-ups. | Video

Climate-change protesters say they will target London's Heathrow Airport

18 Apr 2019

LONDON The Extinction Rebellion group of climate change campaigners said it planned to hold a protest at London's Heathrow Airport on Friday, opening a new front in its demonstrations that have caused transport snarl-ups in the British capital.

Motley Crue rock biopic: a tale of success, excess and ants

01 Mar 2019

LONDON Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll: a new movie about the antics of 1980s metal hellraisers Motley Crue, a band known as much for their hedonism as their music, has it all. | Video

World News