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Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth's husband, leaves hospital in time for Christmas

24 Dec 2019

LONDON Britain's Prince Philip, the 98-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, was released from a London hospital on Tuesday and joined other members of the royal family for their Christmas celebrations. | Video

On a London high street, Brexit fatigue sets in

25 Oct 2019

LONDON For Bill Elliott, who has sold flowers on the streets of London since he was 13, the promise of Brexit is fading.

Driver arrested after 39 found dead in truck near London

23 Oct 2019

GRAYS, England British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder. | Video

PM favourite Johnson reiterates desire for October 31 Brexit

23 Jun 2019

BIRMINGHAM, England Boris Johnson, the favourite to be the next British Prime Minister, reiterated his desire to leave the European Union in October with or without a deal as he avoided questions at a campaign event on Saturday about a police visit to his home.

It's a boy! Meghan, wife of Prince Harry, gives birth

07 May 2019

WINDSOR, England Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, gave birth to a boy on Monday, the seventh-in-line to the throne and described by his proud father as "absolutely to die for". | 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 disrupt London docklands train service

18 Apr 2019

LONDON Two environmental activists climbed onto the roof of a train in London's Canary Wharf financial district on Wednesday as part of a third day of action to force Britain to take more radical measures to avert climate change. | Video

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