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Wikipedia bios of UK MP's were enhanced from inside Parliament

London - Investigation finds that Wikipedia entries which detailed controversies involving UK politicians were 'airbrushed' by computers with IP addresses registered to Parliament.

Danny Welbeck ruled out of the FA Cup final

London - Arsenal will be without Danny Welbeck for the FA Cup final as the English striker was ruled out due to an injury. All other players will be available.

Britain confirms EU referendum in Queen's Speech

London - Prime Minister David Cameron's government confirmed it will hold a referendum on whether Britain should leave the EU Wednesday in a policy speech read by Queen Elizabeth II on Westminster's grandest day.

Maui's dolphin of New Zealand nearly extinct, humans at fault

The world's smallest dolphin, the Maui's dolphin, is on the verge of extinction. Some analysts now put the number of surviving Maui's dolphins at under 50, with only 10 of those mature females.

Queen to outline Cameron's plans after UK poll win

London - British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives unveil their programme for government Wednesday after a surprise clear win at this month's general election which will lead to a referendum on leaving the EU.

Kell Brook needs to retain IBF title for big fight with Amir Khan

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook should be able to defend his IBF title on Saturday against Frankie Gavin at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London to keep his hopes alive for a lucrative fight against countryman Amir Khan.

Op-Ed: Why Amir Khan will dominate Chris Agieri

On May 29, boxing fans will be treated to an evening of exciting and enjoyable fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., when Olympic silver medalist Amir Khan collides with Chris Algieri for Khan's WBC silver welterweight title.

Ronda Rousey takes a shot at Floyd Mayweather — and lands it

Ronda Rousey is making huge strides in the sporting world, increasing her stature, her earnings potential and her place in the world of mixed martial arts. Rousey is also becoming a good quote.

New campaign to save bees from pesticides

In 2013 neonicotinoid pesticides were temporarily banned in Europe due to a 'high acute risk' to honey bees. An environmental organization wishes the matter to be extended to a complete ban.

Most EU nationals in UK excluded from voting in referendum

London - Most European Union citizens who are resident in Britain will not be able to vote in a referendum on its membership of the bloc, the government said on Monday.

65-year-old German woman births 4 babies, premature but alive

A 65-year-old German woman gave birth to four babies on Tuesday in Berlin but it didn't go as hoped. The quadruplets all survived but were born premature at 26 weeks. The newborns now make Annegret Raunigk a mother of 17.

James DeGale beats Andre Dirrell to win IBF middleweight title

British Olympic gold medalist James DeGale on Saturday at the Agganis Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, bagged the vacant IBF super middleweight title after outpointing Andre Dirrell in a thrilling fight that sent the American down twice in the second round.

Manny Pacquiao-Amir Khan fight looms

British boxing idol Amir Khan could be on a collision course with eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao next year if he can dispatch former Pacquiao foe Chris Algieri next Saturday at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York.

Woman runs over husband because he didn't vote, gets 3.5 years

An angry Arizona woman was sentenced Thursday for a crime committed in the days following the 2012 U.S. presidential election. What did she do? She ran her husband over in an SUV because he hadn't bothered to vote.

London bombmaker jailed for life for U.S. soldier murder in Iraq

London - A London taxi driver who made bombs targeting coalition troops in Iraq, one of which killed a U.S. soldier, was jailed for life with a minimum of 38 years after being convicted of murder.

Greenaway to shoot Russia film backed by sanction-hit Putin ally

London - British director Peter Greenaway is to direct a film about Russia backed by a billionaire businessman and ally of President Vladimir Putin who has come under US sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.

Going to USA? How to get U.S. ESTA entry approval without a hitch

Like many of you, I'm planning my holidays, and I intended to go the U.S. this year. I haven't been for a while, and luckily I found out some new information about entry requirements. If I hadn't seen it, it would have meant me being refused entry.

UK police make £20,000 payout to wrongfully arrested rape victim

London - A British police force has agreed to pay £20,000 ($31,000) in an out-of-court settlement to a rape victim after officers arrested her following their failure to properly investigate her complaint, a report said Friday.

Church of Scotland decision on married gay clergy delayed

London - A Church of Scotland decision on whether to allow the ordination of married gay ministers was delayed on Thursday to allow wider consultation.The Church's presbyteries, or local areas, will now be asked to vote on the issue before it can be approved.

Wide-reaching sexual abuse ring involves pols, celebs, police say

Authorities in the United Kingdom suspect over 1,400 suspects of sexually abusing children in connection with a far-reaching abuse scheme.
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