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Children Lost, Baby Thrown to Safety in London Blaze: Witnesses

LONDON, June 14 – One woman lost two of her six children when trying to escape a burning London tower block early on Wednesday morning while others tried to throw their children to safety, witnesses said. Six people have died and police expect the death toll to rise further after a blaze swept through the

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Trump Offers Help on London Attacks, Touts Need for Travel Ban

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, June 3 – U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter amid the unfolding deadly drama in London on Saturday to offer U.S. help to Britain and to promote his controversial travel ban as an extra level of security for Americans. British police rushed to two incidents in central London after a

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Attackers Plough Van into London Crowd, Stab Revellers, Kill Six

By Paul Sandle and David Milliken LONDON, June 4 – Suspected militants drove a van into pedestrians at high speed on London Bridge on Saturday night before stabbing revellers on nearby streets, killing at least six people and wounding nearly 50. Armed police rushed to the scene and within eight minutes of receiving the first

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Banks planning to move 9,000 jobs from Britain because of Brexit

By Anjuli Davies and Andrew MacAskill LONDON, May 8 – The largest global banks in London plan to move about 9,000 jobs to the continent in the next two years, public statements and information from sources shows, as the exodus of finance jobs starts to take shape. Last week Standard Chartered and JPMorgan were the

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How the Super Rich Spend Their Money…in the Middle East?

How the other .001 percent lives in the Middle East By Edward Mermelstein For the past two decades, an exorbitant amount of wealth has been created in the Middle East. In fact, it has been reported that in the first half of 2016, more than $10 billion flowed out of the region. The question is, where

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British Police Say Six Arrested in Anti-Terrorism Raids

LONDON, Dec 12 – British police said they had arrested six people in anti-terrorism raids across central England and London on Monday. Officers held four men from Derby and another in Burton on Trent in central England while a woman was also arrested in London on suspicion of preparing an act of terrorism. “We recognise

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“A Street Cat Named Bob” Brings Heartwarming Tale to Screen

LONDON, Nov 7 – The heartwarming true story of a stray cat that helped change the life of a London busker musician gets a big screen adaptation in “A Street Cat Named Bob” that premiered in the British capital on Thursday. Based on the book of the same name, the film stars “Clash of the

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“You’re Fired” – Trump Effigy Feels the Heat on UK Bonfire Night

LONDON, Nov 6 – He turned “You’re fired” into his reality show catch-phrase, but it was Donald Trump who went up in flames on Saturday – or at least an effigy of him did, as part of Britain’s annual Bonfire Night celebrations. An 11-metre-high (36 feet) model of the Republican U.S. presidential candidate was burned at

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Meat Loaf Serves Up a Glimpse of ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Musical in London

By Sara Hemrajani | LONDON Rocker Meat Loaf’s 1977 breakthrough album “Bat Out Of Hell” has inspired a passionate love story for the stage, fusing the classic catalog of songs with some previously unreleased music. “Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical” will open at the Coliseum in London’s West End on June

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First 14 Unaccompanied Children from Calais “Jungle” Reach Britain

LONDON, Oct 17 – A first busload of children arrived in Britain on Monday from the “Jungle” camp near the French port of Calais as the British government started to act on its commitment to take in unaccompanied migrant children before the camp is destroyed. The fate of children staying in the Jungle, a squalid

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