British police respond to tanker stopped in English Channel

LONDON (AP) — British police and coast guard units responded Sunday to an incident aboard an oil tanker in the English Channel. The ship’s owner attributed the problem to stowaways and said it was not a hijacking. The incident occurred on the Lib...

UK medical advisor: COVID cases could rise exponentially

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s top medical adviser says the country has, in a “very bad sense,” turned a corner on COVID-19 infection rates, with figures suggesting there will be an exponential growth in the disease unless action is taken. Chief Medical Offic...

UK encourages workers to return to the office

LONDON (AP) — The British government is encouraging workers to return to their offices amid concern that the number of people working from home during the coronavirus pandemic is hurting coffee bars, restaurants and other businesses in city centers. Th...

UK encourages workers to return to the office

LONDON (AP) - The British government is encouraging workers to return to their offices amid concern that the number of people working from home during the coronavirus pandemic is hurting coffee bars, restaurants and other businesses in city centers. Th...

UK Supreme Court lifts info share block on IS ‘Beatles’ case

LONDON (AP) - British authorities can share information with U.S. prosecutors about two members of a suspected Islamic State militant cell in Syria known as “The Beatles,” after a U.K. Supreme Court ruling that may lead to the men being tried in Americ...

UK Supreme Court lifts info share block on IS ‘Beatles’ case

LONDON (AP) — British authorities can share information with U.S. prosecutors about two members of a suspected Islamic State militant cell in Syria known as “The Beatles,” after a U.K. Supreme Court ruling that may lead to the men being tried in Americ...

London carnival show goes on _ with more import than ever

LONDON (AP) - Organizers of Europe’s biggest street fair, which traces its roots to the emancipation of Black slaves and race riots in London during the late 1950s, say the event is more important than ever amid the worldwide campaign for justice after...

Rule Britannia! BBC to play song without lyrics at concert

LONDON (AP) - The BBC has ditched the lyrics of “Rule Britannia!” for its traditional end-of-summer concert amid a debate about the song’s celebration of the British Empire at a time when critics are reevaluating the nation’s colonial past. Britain’s p...

Rule Britannia! BBC to play song without lyrics at concert

LONDON (AP) — The BBC has ditched the lyrics of “Rule Britannia!” for its traditional end-of-summer concert amid a debate about the song’s celebration of the British Empire at a time when critics are reevaluating the nation’s colonial past. Britain’s p...

UK leader urges parents to let kids to return to school

LONDON (AP) - Britain’s prime minister is asking parents to set aside their fears and send their children back to school next month when schools in Britain fully reopen for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic shut then down more than five mon...