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UK terror victims' families get $324K each

Added: 15.08.2017 16:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

The families of the 22 people killed in a terrorist attack at an Ariane Grande concert in Manchester three months ago will each receive $324,000 (£250,000) from money donated by members of the public.

Tags: UK, Manchester, 4K

North Korea bought black market rocket engines, study says

Added: 15.08.2017 2:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

North Korea may have used illicit trade networks to purchase powerful rocket engines once produced by a Ukrainian factory that was instrumental to the Soviet missile program -- a claim that could help explain the surprising leap forward in long-range missile capability demonstrated by the rogue nation in recent months, according to new analysis from the International Institute for Strategic Studies.


London's Big Ben to fall silent for four years

Added: 14.08.2017 14:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

Big Ben will fall silent next week for four years as "major conservation works" are carried out on the tower which houses the bell, UK Parliament announced Monday.

Tags: UK, London

Could a new political movement stop Brexit?

Added: 11.08.2017 13:02 | 5 views | 0 comments

The campaign to prevent Britain leaving the EU, such as one exists, is not being led by a charismatic politician from Britain, nor even by wistful Eurocrats in Brussels. Instead, the standard-bearer of the anti-Brexit charge -- at least while the UK Parliament is on its long summer break and Prime Minister Theresa May is walking in the Alps -- is little-known former political apparatchik vacationing on a Mediterranean island at the other end of the European Union.


Hawaii: First state to prepare for nuclear attack

Added: 10.08.2017 0:49 | 4 views | 0 comments

Mitsuko Heidtke shakes her head in disbelief after hearing that Hawaii is now the first US state to prepare for the possibility of a nuclear strike by North Korea. She lives on the island of Oahu now, but 72 years ago she was in Hiroshima, Japan.


UK model not an 'accomplice' in own kidnapping, lawyer insists

Added: 08.08.2017 14:33 | 3 views | 0 comments

The lawyer of British model Chloe Ayling, who was allegedly kidnapped and detained for six days in Italy while her captors attempted to sell her in an online auction, has refuted suggestions that his client acted as an "accomplice."


US considers option of arming Ukraine

Added: 03.08.2017 15:40 | 5 views | 0 comments

The Pentagon and State Department have sent plans to supply arms to Ukraine to the White House for approval, according to reports by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal -- a prospect that would deeply unsettle Moscow at a time of chilled relations between the US and Russia.

White House officials tricked by email prankster

Added: 01.08.2017 17:28 | 7 views | 0 comments

A self-described "email prankster" in the UK fooled a number of White House officials into thinking he was other officials, including an episode where he convinced the White House official tasked with cyber security that he was Jared Kushner and received that official's private email address unsolicited.


Man charged after girl raped twice in UK

Added: 30.07.2017 17:40 | 7 views | 0 comments

British Transport Police say they have charged a 27-year-old man in connection with the rape of a 14-year-old girl who was subjected to two separate sexual attacks in one night in Birmingham, England.


UK paper deletes 'anti-Semitic' article

Added: 30.07.2017 15:03 | 8 views | 0 comments

The editors of London's Sunday Times and the newspaper's Irish edition have apologized after publishing an article Sunday suggesting that two well-known British TV and radio presenters were paid more than other women because they were Jewish.

Tags: UK, London, Women, SPA

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