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Parents of terminally ill UK toddler launch new legal bid

London - The parents of terminally ill British boy Alfie Evans were to appeal Wednesday a decision preventing them from going to Rome for treatment following high-profile interventions in the case from Pope Francis and the Italian government.

Jewish groups call Corbyn anti-Semitism meeting 'disappointing'

London - Jewish groups said on Tuesday a meeting with opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn over his handling of an ongoing anti-Semitism row within his party "was a disappointing missed opportunity".

Social media, health and STI rates

London - As research findings go, the question ‘Are Facebook and Twitter to blame for increasing STI rates?’, is certain to spark interest. Data from Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust, suggests a connection.

Cambridge Analytica says it is 'no Bond villain'

London - Cambridge Analytica claimed Tuesday it was "no Bond villain" as it vehemently denied exploiting Facebook users' data for the election campaign of US President Donald Trump.

Women's vote campaigner statue unveiled in London

London - The first statue of a woman in London's Parliament Square was unveiled on Tuesday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in Britain.

Parents of terminally ill British toddler lose court bid

London - The family of terminally ill British toddler Alfie Evans on Monday lost their final court bid to prevent doctors from turning off his life support.

The UK dance company putting a new spin on the art

London - Whether in a wheelchair, on crutches or without any disability at all, performers from the Candoco company are giving London audiences a fresh twist on contemporary dance.

Scientist in Facebook data scandal says being scapegoated

London - The academic behind the app that allowed consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to farm the data of some 87 million Facebook users said Tuesday he was being scapegoated while the social network was being "mined left and right by thousands" of companies.

UK govt dealt another Brexit defeat in parliament

London - Prime Minister Theresa May received another Brexit blow on Monday when Britain's upper House of Lords voted for a measure to retain a key European Union human rights charter.

New son for Britain's Prince William and Kate

London - Kate, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a baby son on Monday, the couple's third child who is fifth in line to the British throne.The boy, weighing eight pounds and seven ounces (3.

Britain's Prince Harry marks 25 years since racist murder of Stephen Lawrence

London - Prince Harry will attend a memorial on Monday marking the 25th anniversary of the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence in a killing that triggered far-reaching changes to British attitudes and policing.

As sales drop Nissan may cut jobs at U.K. diesel plant

Sunderland - The Japanese car manufacturer Nissan may cut hundreds of jobs at its Sunderland plant in the UK. Nissan is Britain's largest car manufacturer.

Queen marks 92nd birthday with Commonwealth concert

London - Queen Elizabeth II marked her 92nd birthday on Saturday with traditional gun salutes and a Commonwealth-themed charity concert featuring Tom Jones, Kylie and Shaggy.

Commonwealth backs Prince Charles as next head: reports

London - Commonwealth leaders agreed Friday that Prince Charles should follow his mother Queen Elizabeth II as the next head of the group, the BBC and other media reported.

Op-Ed: Top 5 recordings by British pop group BBMak

BBMak has always been one of pop music's most underrated groups. This music journalist ranks his Top five favorite recordings by BBMak.

Save the Children chair Alan Parker resigns

London - Save the Children chair Alan Parker resigned on Thursday, citing a "complex mix of challenges" as the reason for his early departure.

Queen champions Charles as next Commonwealth chief

London - Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday openly voiced her wish for her son Prince Charles to succeed her as head of the Commonwealth as she opened the group's summit for potentially the final time.

Windsor prepares to cash in on royal wedding extravaganza

Windsor - From biscuits to beer and traditional mugs, businesses and Windsor residents are making the most of royal wedding fever with one month to go to the nuptials of Britain's Prince Harry.

Modi faces protests as he signs £1bn deal on UK trip

London - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday set to sign £1 billion ($1.42 billion, 1.14 billion euros) of investment deals with Britain during a visit to London, where he was met by hundreds of religious protesters.

UK regulator probes Russia's RT channel over impartiality

London - Britain's broadcasting watchdog on Wednesday opened seven impartiality probes concerning Russia's RT news channel, noting "a significant increase" in programmes warranting investigation since the poisoning of a former Russian spy in March.
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