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Peter Nicholls

Vietnamese may be among UK truck dead as police make three more arrests

25 Oct 2019

GRAYS, England Police investigating the deaths of 39 people in a truck near London said they had arrested three more suspects on Friday on suspicion of human trafficking amid signs that some of the dead may be Vietnamese. | Video

Post-mortems to begin on 39 victims found in truck near London

25 Oct 2019

GRAYS, England, Oct 25 British police were questioning the driver of a truck in which 39 people, believed to be Chinese nationals, were found dead this week as post-mortem examinations of some of the victims began on Friday.

Prince William and wife Kate leave Pakistan, day after aborted flight

18 Oct 2019

ISLAMABAD Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate left Pakistan on Friday after visiting an army dog training school, a day after a severe thunderstorm forced them to change their schedule and stay the night in Lahore.

Plane carrying UK's William and Kate aborts Pakistan landing twice, couple 'fine'

17 Oct 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate told reporters on board their flight on Thursday that they were fine, after the plane was forced to abort landings in the Pakistani cities of Rawalpindi and nearby Islamabad due to a severe thunderstorm.

Climate-change protesters block BBC headquarters in London

11 Oct 2019

LONDON Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked the BBC's headquarters on Friday, calling on Britain's public service broadcaster to treat climate change with the same gravity as World War Two and tell the public the truth.

'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.

'Technical glitch': eco group's drones stall in bid to shut London's Heathrow airport

13 Sep 2019

LONDON Climate-change activists who had hoped to bring Europe's biggest airport, London Heathrow, to a standstill on Friday found instead that it was their drones that struggled to get off the ground. | Video

Thousands protest British PM Johnson's move to suspend parliament

31 Aug 2019

LONDON/BELFAST Thousands of people across Britain and Northern Ireland protested on Saturday against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament for about a month before the deadline for the country to leave the European Union. | Video

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