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Iona Serrapica

As Troubles cast long shadow, Brexit stakes are high in Northern Ireland's border city

18 Oct 2019

LONDONDERRY Just a few kilometres from the border with Ireland, the people of Northern Ireland's second city of Londonderry know exactly what is at stake as Britain seeks to seal its departure from the European Union. | Video

Climate protester lies on plane as London arrests top 1,000

11 Oct 2019

LONDON A protester lay on top of a plane while another forced a jet to turn around on the runway as climate change activists descended on London City Airport on Thursday, causing some flight disruption as the number of arrests this week topped 1,000. | Video

'Sorry, this is an emergency' - Climate protesters block streets around the world

08 Oct 2019

LONDON Thousands of climate-change protesters took to the streets in cities around the world on Monday, launching two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions and avert an ecological disaster. | Video

Climate change protests snarl up central London, 135 arrested

07 Oct 2019

LONDON Climate change protesters blocked traffic across London's government district of Westminster on Monday as they launched two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience to call for urgent action to curb carbon emissions.

Climate activist Thunberg faces challenging boat trip from UK to New York, skipper says

01 Aug 2019

COWES, England Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain to the United States said on Thursday. | Video

Archie, baby son of Prince Harry and Meghan, christened at Windsor

06 Jul 2019

WINDSOR, England Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the two-month-old son of Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, was christened on Saturday, in a small private ceremony at Windsor Castle. | Video

Blood and thunder at sea: British veteran remembers D-Day

27 May 2019

LONDON Seventy-five years ago, a young British sailor stood on the bridge of a warship, its gun barrels pointing out to the coast of France and watched the devastation being rained down on a country he wanted to liberate. | Video

Canadian soldier becomes first female infantry officer to captain UK queen's guard

27 Jun 2017

LONDON A Canadian soldier became the first female infantry officer to take command of troops guarding Queen Elizabeth's Buckingham Palace residence in London on Monday.

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