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Opposition leader Corbyn calls for election to break Brexit impasse

10 Jan 2019

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 stabbings suspect may have mental problems as terrorism probe ongoing

01 Jan 2019

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.

Prince Harry and wife Meghan expecting first baby next year

16 Oct 2018

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

Queen and Meghan cheered on first joint royal trip

14 Jun 2018

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

Britain says some of Manchester bomber's network potentially still at large

28 May 2017

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.

May's Conservatives gain parliament seat as rivals suffer setbacks

25 Feb 2017

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.

After 27 years, police blamed for Hillsborough tragedy

27 Apr 2016

WARRINGTON, England Police were responsible for the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium crush, a jury concluded on Tuesday after two years of hearings into Britain's worst sporting disaster. | Video

Red doors mark out asylum seekers' houses in English town

20 Jan 2016

MIDDLESBROUGH, England Asylum seekers in a northern English town believe they are easy targets for racist abuse because they have been housed in properties that almost all have red front doors, a local support group manager said on Wednesday.

Britain's Labour wins parliamentary seat in boost to new leader Corbyn

04 Dec 2015

OLDHAM, England Britain's opposition Labour Party held on to a parliamentary seat in northern England on Thursday with an increased share of the vote, a relief to the party's new leader, Jeremy Corbyn, in his first electoral test.

Labour wins parliamentary seat in boost to new leader Corbyn

04 Dec 2015

OLDHAM, England Britain's opposition Labour Party held on to a parliamentary seat in northern England on Thursday with an increased share of the vote, a relief to the party's new leader, Jeremy Corbyn, in his first electoral test.

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