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British-flagged tanker sets sail after Iran release

Tehran - The British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which had been held off the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas for more than two months, set sail Friday and reached international waters, the provincial maritime organisation and its owner said.

Ireland expresses 'frustration' at Brexit deal delay

Apo - Ireland's deputy prime minister expressed annoyance on Monday at Britain's continued failure to ratify a deal on its orderly withdrawal from the European Union.

London Zoo not to blame for death of Sumatran tiger: manager

London - London Zoo on Monday denied it was responsible for the death of an endangered Sumatran tiger mauled by a potential mate brought in as part of a breeding programme.

Vichai son vows to press on with Leicester City owner's 'big mission'

Bangkok - The youngest son of Leicester City's late Thai owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha issued a heartfelt message of thanks Wednesday for the cascade of condolences that followed his father's death in a helicopter crash, vowing to "carry on his big vision".

Op-Ed: Brexit — Why British science and medicine will suffer

London - The unexpected outcome of the U.K. vote to leave the European Union is likely to hit science and medicine hard, among other areas of industry.

Three British tourists found dead near Vietnam waterfall

Vietnamese police on Friday found the bodies of three British tourists near tiered waterfalls in the country's central highlands, an area popular with adventure travellers.

UK's Osborne slammed over visit to China's restive Xinjiang

Bejing - Campaign groups on Wednesday condemned Britain's finance minister for touting business opportunities ahead of human rights on a visit to China's violence-wracked Xinjiang region.

After 252 years, English warship to be recovered off Uruguay

Colonia Del Sacramento - A sunken English warship, perhaps holding a treasure chest of gold coins onboard, will be raised from its watery grave off the coast of Uruguay after being submerged for some 252 years, a treasure hunter announced.

Inventor in Britain builds massive fart machine to fire at France

Colin Furze, a plumber and inventor from England, has started to build the largest fart machine ever. Once built he will bring it to the cliffs of Dover and aim it towards France.

Op-Ed: Many questions remain in suspended sentence of China's Gu Kailai

Hefei - After being sentenced to death, Gu Kailai, wife of former Chinese Politburo member Bo Xilai, had her sentence suspended by the court. She will most likely now face life in prison for last year’s murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.

Olympic defense: British officials secure London for 2012 Games

London - As the countdown to the commencement of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games continues, British officials take unprecedented measures to ensure that the event will not be marred by violence.

The shadow fighters: inside the world of counter-terrorism

From carrying out daring raids and rescuing hostages to apprehending or killing terrorists, counter-terrorist teams are saving lives. Since 9/11, these teams have been in even more demand. They are often society's last line of defense against terrorism.

Op-Ed: Are we too critical of Israel? Exposing Douglas Murray Special

London - Douglas Murray frequently appears on British main stream media and is steadfast in his support for Israel and its policies of apartheid practiced against Palestinian children

Zindagi Trust: Advocating for better education in Pakistan Special

The Zindagi Trust was founded by Shehzad Roy, a famous Pakistani musician, in 2002 with the vision to promote the reform of the horrendous conditions of Government schools in his native country.

British Queen to Visit Canada, Address UN General Assembly

Queen Elizabeth II of Britain is to address the UN General Assembly for the first time in 50 years. This will be the second time the Queen has addressed the UN.

British Foreign Secretary Defends Mission in Afghanistan

As the conflict in Afghanistan claimed the lives of eight British soldiers within the space of 24 hours, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has defended his country's presence there.

Bhs Sells Sexy Gifts Next To Children's Toys

The British retail chain Bhs has a nice offering of edible thongs, nipple tassels and other sex gifts. There may not be a problem with that selection if it was located in any other area in the store besides near the children's toy spot.

British Christians Can Get 'Prayer Alerts' Via Cell Phone

The Christian charity, Prayer In Action, has teamed up with telephone company Teimlo to offer a mobile phone prayer service. The group hopes to reach 500,000 people across England.

Op-Ed: Brown, Miliband sell out Britain to the EU

In what can only be described as utterly reprehensible, PM Gordon Brown and Foreign Minister David Miliband signed the newest EU Treaty--a mirror of the much maligned and much hated EU Constitution (which was put down by popular vote years ago).

007 Franchise Harms Britain's Spy Recruitment Process

The James Bond franchise should be the perfect tool to recruit secret operatives for Britain’s intelligence agencies. But, the service’s chief recruiter during an interview with BBC radio says the opposite.

Britian Plans To Expel Russian Diplomats

Russia and Britain may not be friends much longer. The UK is planning on expelling four Russian diplomats because the Kremlin will not extradite the main suspect in the murder of spy Alexander Litvinenko.

Obese Girl Taken From Parents

The British fat police removed an eight year old girl from her parents care because of her obesity. Cumbria County Council fears that the child could be the victim of neglect.

Britian Wants US, China to Change Approach on Global Warming

The British envoy for climate change has asked the United States and China to change the way they approach the issue of global warming and climate change.

Prince Harry goes to Battle? Britian Trying to Decide

Seems Harry going to war is still up in the air. The young prince has stated that he would like to accompany his company if they are sent to the war in Iraq.

More than 300 world wide Pedohiles busted

Canadian police were part of a massive operation that busted an alleged web pedophile ring with more than 300 members worldwide.

12 Year-Old Boy Is Britain's Youngest Bartender

He gained his National Licensees' licensing certificate after studying for only a few weeks and is now qualified to dispense the ales.

Britain now No 1 al-Qaida target - anti-terror chiefs

I'm sure these attacks and the ones to come have been in the planning stages for years...

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The London skyline in the Canary Wharf district. Canary Wharf is London's business and financial center and is home to some of the UK's tallest buildings.
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Ambulances and other emergency vehicles at Russell Square, London after the 7th July bombings. At least 52 people were killed and 700 wounded in the 2005 incident when four al-Qaida suicide bombers detonated their explosives in the London Underground and on buses in a coordinated attack that occurred during the morning rush hour.
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London 2012 banner at The Monument.
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