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Composite image of galaxies from NASA Hubble Space Telescope (Photo credit: NASA/AP)

Astronomers find blue planet outside solar system

LONDON (AP) — Astronomers have for the first time managed to determine the color of a planet outside our solar system, a blue gas giant 63 light-years away. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, an international […]

07/12/2013

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Church of England to act against anti-gay bullying

LONDON (AP) – The archbishop of Canterbury has announced a campaign to stamp out anti-gay bullying in Church of England schools, acknowledging that attitudes toward sexuality have changed. Archbishop Justin Welby, spiritual leader of the […]

07/05/2013

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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

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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

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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

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