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Jihadist markers, but UK attacker's profile unremarkable: experts

London - Khalid Masood's criminal past is a common marker for recent jihadists, but the London attacker's age of 52 is unusual and there was little in his profile that could have given an early warning, experts said.

London attack: police make two more 'significant arrests'

London - Two more people have been arrested over Wednesday's terror attack in London, police said on Friday, also giving the attacker's birth name as Adrian Russell and appealing to the public for information about him.

London greyhound racing goes to the dogs

London - Once a hugely popular working man's sport, Saturday marks the final demise of greyhound racing in London, closing a chapter of British social culture in the capital.

Khalid Masood: 'A nice guy' turned extremist

London - The man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman in Wednesday's deadly assault outside Britain's parliament has been identified by police as 52-year-old former convict Khalid Masood.

London to Paris electric flight will be within a decade

A new start-up venture has claimed that it will offer an electric-powered commercial flight from London to Paris within the next 10 years. To do so requires the harnessing of technology and science.

Clinton pleads for peace as N. Ireland's McGuinness buried

Derry - Former US president Bill Clinton urged Northern Ireland to finish the work of peace at the funeral Thursday of Martin McGuinness, the former paramilitary commander turned peace negotiator.

British MPs back at work but parliament remains a crime scene

London - Defiant British lawmakers returned to parliament Thursday but outside, the forensic work and eerie absence of people and traffic at one of London's most popular tourist spots was a poignant reminder of the previous day's terror.

British parliament attack: The victims

London - Three people were killed in the London terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament -- two members of the public and a police officer.

Islamic State claims British parliament attack

London - The Islamic State group said Thursday one of its "soldiers" carried out the deadly rampage at the British parliament, as Prime Minister Theresa May vowed the nation would not be cowed by its deadliest attack in 12 years.

Four killed in attack on symbol of British democracy

London - Four people were killed and 40 injured after being run over and stabbed in a lightning attack at the gates of British democracy attributed by police to "Islamist-related terrorism".

Building of coal fired power stations in decline

London - There has been a significant decline in the number of coal-fired power stations in pre-construction globally, according to a new report from several environmental organizations.

British parliament attack: What we know

London - Four people died in an Islamist-claimed attack outside parliament in London this week when a British-born killer rammed his car into pedestrians then stabbed a police officer before being shot dead.

Policeman stabbed in UK parliament 'terror' attack

London - British police shot a suspected attacker outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Wednesday after an officer was stabbed in what was described as a "terrorist" incident.

Scottish parliament set to back new independence vote

Edinburgh - The Scottish parliamentwas expected to vote on Wednesday for a second independence referendum -- amid dire warnings about the damage that constitutional wrangling was having on Scotland's economy.

Scottish lawmakers to vote on new independence referendum

Edinburgh - Scotland's leader Nicola Sturgeon is expected to win a vote in the Scottish parliament on Wednesday in support of a new independence referendum, despite opposition from London.

Author Colin Dexter has died

Oxford - Author Colin Dexter, creator of the character Inspector Morse, popular in fiction and on television, has passed away at the age of 86.

Laptop and tablet bans on flights: What we know

London - Britain and the United States have announced bans on laptops and tablet computers from the cabin of flights from several Middle East and North African nations.

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban after US warning

London - Britain tightened airline security on flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday, banning laptops and tablet computers from the plane cabin following a US security warning.

McGuinness and the queen: 'A pretty historic handshake'

Belfast - One of the most iconic images of the peace process in Northern Ireland was the handshake between former IRA commander Martin McGuinness and Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to the British-ruled province in 2012.

Scottish lawmakers debate new independence referendum

Edinburgh - Scottish lawmakers on Tuesday begin a two-day debate on First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for an independence referendum -- a major headache for Prime Minister Theresa May as she prepares to launch Brexit.
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