England

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson stands with the Chief Constable of Essex Police, Ben-Julian Harrington after laying flowers during a visit to Thurrock Council Offices, England. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool via AP)
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October 28, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By GREGORY KATZ and HAU DINH Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday honored the 39 victims who died in a container as the truck driver made his first court appearance after being charged with manslaughter and conspiracy. Johnson and Home Secretary Priti Patel...
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AP News
October 23, 2019 - 11:12 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the death of 39 people in a truck container in southeastern England (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry says the tractor-trailer truck found in southeast England with 39 dead people inside it has a Bulgarian registration. The Swedish-made Scania...
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AP News
October 11, 2019 - 11:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Police in northwestern England say a man held in connection with a series of stabbings at a shopping center has been arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of an act of terrorism. Greater Manchester Police Assistant Chief Constable Russ Jackson said...
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Jeff Katz
September 30, 2019 - 5:45 pm
The Church of England is calling for a ban on kitchen knives, claiming that nobody needs a pointed knife in modern times, The Telegraph reports. The call came from senior bishops and has been backed by police, psychiatrists, doctors, and a judge with a letter to the government calling for the sale...
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Jeff Katz
June 16, 2019 - 3:06 pm
THIS JUST IN: Guns are not the only weapons that can be used to kill someone! Someone might want to inform the Left of that. Knife crime in England -- a leader worldwide in strict gun control laws -- has risen to a nine-year high and the number of fatal stabbings in both England and Wales is at its...
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Associated Press
June 04, 2019 - 9:57 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local): 2:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says he sees "no limitations" on the future sharing of intelligence with the U.K. as the U.S. continues to press its longtime ally to ban Chinese company Huawei (WAH'-way) amid...
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Associated Press
June 03, 2019 - 8:24 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local): 12:54 p.m. Soon-to-depart Prime Minister Theresa May is not scheduled to have a formal one-on-one private meeting with President Donald Trump during the American leader's state visit to Britain. May's office...
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May 24, 2019 - 7:52 am
By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, admitting defeat in her attempt to take Britain out of the European Union and sparking a contest to become the country's next prime minister. She will...
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Jeff Katz
May 21, 2019 - 1:56 pm
England's Guardian newspaper is now changing its language concerning climate change, telling its reporters to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it...
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Jeff Katz
May 15, 2019 - 3:13 pm
A man in Marlow, England, has been fined and had his license suspended by the police for driving with a “dangerous” amount of fast-food wrappers and trash in his car. He was so surrounded by the trash, police say there was even “rubbish under [the> floor pedals,” potentially obstructing the car’s...
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