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

1:18pm BST

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 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

UK's Johnson tells Germany and France: do a Brexit deal

20 Aug 2019

TRURO, England/LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on France and Germany on Monday to change their position on Brexit and negotiate a new exit deal for Britain, reiterating his stance that he is ready to leave the European Union without a deal if they do not. | Video

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