WHALEY BRIDGE, England A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast onto the outer slope of a reservoir dam in central England on Friday in an effort to prevent it from collapsing and flooding the town below. | Video
WHALEY BRIDGE, England, Aug 2 A British military
helicopter dropped sacks of ballast on Friday onto the outer
slope of a dam that has partially collapsed and is at risk of
bursting and flooding the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire.
WHALEY BRIDGE, England Police evacuated thousands of residents from an English town on Thursday after torrents of water cascaded from a nearby reservoir after a dam was damaged, with officials warning that subsequent flooding posed a risk to life.
MANCHESTER, England/LONDON A cluster of flowers and candles marks the spot where Jodie Chesney, 17, was stabbed in a park in east London in an attack with no obvious motive.
WAKEFIELD, England British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called on lawmakers on Thursday to help his opposition party "break the deadlock" over Brexit and support his call for a motion of no confidence in the government to trigger an election.
MANCHESTER, England A 25-year-old man suspected of stabbing three people with a kitchen knife at Manchester Victoria train station on New Year's Eve was being held and assessed for mental health issues on Tuesday, police said.
SYDNEY Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are expecting their first child in the spring of 2019, around a year after their glittering wedding injected Hollywood glamour into the British royal family. | Video
CHESTER, England Thousands of cheering fans greeted Queen Elizabeth and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Thursday as Britain's newest royal joined the monarch for a visit to the English county of Cheshire, her first official trip without Prince Harry. | Video
MANCHESTER, England Members of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi's network are still potentially at large, British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday, after the terrorism threat level was lowered because of significant progress in the investigation.
STOKE-ON-TRENT/WHITEHAVEN, England Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives secured a landmark victory in a parliamentary by-election on Friday, strengthening her hand ahead of Brexit negotiations as her rivals suffered damaging setbacks.