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German WWII bomber raised from English Channel

  LONDON (AP) — A British museum on Monday successfully recovered a German bomber that had been shot down over the English Channel during World War II. The aircraft, nicknamed the Luftwaffe’s “flying pencil” because […]

06/10/2013

Lee Rigby, member of the British armed forces who was attacked and killed in Wollwich, London. (AP Photo)

Autopsy: UK soldier died from cuts, stab wounds

LONDON (AP) — An autopsy shows that an off-duty soldier killed in a suspected Islamic extremist in London attack last week died from multiple cuts and stab wounds after he was hit by a car, […]

05/29/2013

Pakistan International Airlines

Official: Situation on plane from Pakistan apparently not terror-related

LONDON (AP) — A British security official says today’s situation on board a commercial airliner from Pakistan to England doesn’t appear to be terror-related, although police are still investigating. The British military scrambled fighter jets […]

05/24/2013

Paris Saint Germain soccer player David Beckham (AP Photo)

Beckham to retire from soccer at end of season

LONDON (AP) — David Beckham is retiring from soccer after the season, ending a career in which he become a global superstar since starting his career at Manchester United. The 38-year-old Englishman recently won a […]

05/16/2013

Singer Joss Stone (AP Photo)

2 men convicted in plot to kill Joss Stone

LONDON (AP) — A British jury has convicted two men of plotting to rob and kill soul singer Joss Stone.

04/03/2013

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Study: Radiation for breast cancer can harm hearts

(AP) – Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests.

03/13/2013

Bob Dylan

Dylan voted into elite arts academy

NEW YORK (AP) — If he lived in England, he’d surely be Sir Bob Dylan. The century-old American Academy of Arts and Letters said Tuesday that Dylan has become the first rock star to join the ranks of its artists.

03/12/2013

Jack Russell terrier being scanned for a microchip, image from Blue Cross Lewknor Rehoming Centre. (AP Photo)

All dogs in England to get microchips by 2016

LONDON (AP) — Dog owners who refuse to fit Fido with a microchip may someday find themselves fetching a hefty fine, the British government said Wednesday.

02/06/2013

Sperm whale secretion may spell fortune for UK man

LONDON (AP) — One very smelly sperm whale secretion may soon make one lucky British beachcomber a very happy man. Ken Wilman was walking along the beach when his dog, Madge, discovered a hard, soccer ball-sized piece of smelly rock.

01/31/2013

Luddites: They raged against the machine and lost

WASHINGTON (AP) — Their name is synonymous with futile attempts to roll back technology — and with fuddy-duddies who can’t figure out how to use the iPhone.

01/24/2013

Discussion on the royal baby

The Duchess of Cambridge is still in the hospital this morning, being treated for severe morning sickness. Apparently, carrying the third in line to the British throne is no easy task. Joining Penny Griego and […]

12/04/2012

Even apes have 'midlife crises,' study finds

NEW YORK (AP) – Some of us know all about having a midlife crisis. Now a new report says chimpanzees and orangutans have them, too. Andrew Oswald of the University of Warwick in England, who […]

11/19/2012

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