Danica Kirka
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Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26
by Danica Kirka - August 15, 2018 - 10:42am
A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 15 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete...
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed in Windsor as millions watch
by Danica Kirka - May 19, 2018 - 8:30pm
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other's eyes and pledged their eternal love Saturday as they married at St. George's Chapel in front of hundreds of celebrity guests and millions of viewers around the...
UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before them
by Danica Kirka - April 27, 2018 - 1:19am
The U.K. parliament's media committee demanded Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appear before the panel after lawmakers said the senior executive who testified yesterday failed to fully answer their questions about the...
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle offer details on the big day
by Danica Kirka - February 13, 2018 - 9:43am
Prince Harry and fiancee American actress Meghan Markle have released more details about their May 19 wedding, revealing that the event will include a carriage ride through Windsor so they can share the big day with...
UK official warns Oxfam to hand over all info on sex case
by Danica Kirka - February 12, 2018 - 10:00am
Britain's top development official threatened to pull public funding from Oxfam unless it came clean about a sexual misconduct scandal in Haiti.
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle greet fans in English city
by Danica Kirka - December 1, 2017 - 11:05pm
Chanting "Harry, Harry!" and "Meghan, Meghan," hundreds of people lined the streets of a central English city yesterday to welcome Britain's Prince Harry and his American fiancee, actress Meghan Markle.
European court asked to rule on Facebook data transfers
by Danica Kirka - October 3, 2017 - 8:23pm
The European Court of Justice has been asked to consider whether Facebook's Dublin-based subsidiary can legally transfer users' personal data to its US parent, after Ireland's top court said yesterday that there...
Uber CEO apologizes to London users for company's mistakes
by Danica Kirka - September 25, 2017 - 10:22pm
The new CEO of Uber offered contrition for past mistakes on yesterday, just days after London's transport authority said it would scrap the company's operating license.
Palace announces Prince William, Kate expecting third child
by Danica Kirka - September 5, 2017 - 12:30am
Prince William and his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, will soon welcome a third child to the royal nursery.
UK rejects demand to replace officials after deadly fire
by Danica Kirka - July 2, 2017 - 12:00am
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on yesterday rejected demands that she appoint commissioners to run the local council blamed for mishandling the response to the London high-rise fire
UK prime minister wins N Ireland party's support govt
by Danica Kirka - June 26, 2017 - 10:20pm
Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal yesterday with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to support her minority government and ensure passage of her legislative agenda later this week.
Anger erupts in London fire neighborhood over renovations
by Danica Kirka - June 16, 2017 - 10:43pm
Grief over a London high-rise tower fire that killed dozens turned to outrage yesterday amid reports that the materials used in a recent renovation of the public housing block may have fueled the inferno.
BA debacle puts spotlight on airlines' old IT systems, cuts
by Danica Kirka - May 30, 2017 - 8:46pm
The catastrophic IT failure at British Airways that ruined travel plans for 75,000 people has raised questions about some older airlines' focus on costs to the detriment of investment in new computer systems.
Key business lobby warns UK not to play favorites in Brexit
by Danica Kirka - February 14, 2017 - 8:00am
A key business lobby warned Britain's government yesterday not to play favorites among industries when it negotiates the country's exit from the European Union, saying that ignoring any sector would hurt the entire...
Lawmakers urge British PM May to clarify Brexit intentions
by Danica Kirka - January 15, 2017 - 5:13am
A committee of British lawmakers is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to clarify her intentions on Brexit — particularly whether she intends to keep Britain in the European Union's large single market.
Liberty House submits bid for Tata Steel assets in UK
by Danica Kirka - May 3, 2016 - 1:47pm
Two firms have expressed interest in buying the available assets of Tata Steel UK, setting up rival bids that could help revive the troubled industry in Britain.
Liverpool feels vindicated after stadium verdict
by Danica Kirka - April 27, 2016 - 5:02pm
The northern English city of Liverpool remembered the 96 soccer fans who were crushed to death in a crowded stadium in 1989, honoring each one by name yesterday as Britain faced a moment of soul-searching on how...
Chocolate and beer: Belgians fear attacks will hurt tourism
by Danica Kirka - March 27, 2016 - 2:28pm
At the aptly named Planete Chocolat, the shelves are laden with enticing Easter treasures for shoppers: bunnies with bows, pastel-wrapped eggs and elegant boxes of pralines.
Rift in Britain's ruling Conservative Party deepens
by Danica Kirka - March 20, 2016 - 1:32pm
The rift within Britain's government deepened yesterday, as a prominent minister who resigned over plans to cut benefits for the disabled said the ruling party risks dividing the country if it doesn't spread the...
UK central bank chief: EU exit a risk to financial stability
by Danica Kirka - March 8, 2016 - 3:18pm
The head of the Bank of England described Britain's potential exit from the European Union as the single biggest domestic risk to the nation's economy — even as he insisted the bank would remain neutral in...
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