Sylvia Hui
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Royal baby: It's a boy for Kate on England's national day
by Sylvia Hui - April 23, 2018 - 8:58pm
For Kate, the wait is over. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a healthy baby boy — a third child for Kate and Prince William and fifth in line to the British throne.
American actress Meghan Markle to be a new kind of royal
by Sylvia Hui - November 28, 2017 - 12:37am
She is an entertainment figure in her own right, and an outspoken woman comfortable talking about her background and her passions. American actress Meghan Markle will be a new type of royal when she weds...
UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety
by Sylvia Hui - June 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Britain's government urged local officials across the country yesterday to urgently submit samples of tower block cladding after tests found that all samples tested so far have failed fire safety standards.
3 men convicted in London jewelry district heist
by Sylvia Hui - January 14, 2016 - 10:02am
Three men were convicted Thursday of involvement in raiding a safe deposit in a London jewelry district, an audacious 14 million-pound ($20 million) heist that prosecutors called the largest burglary in English...
Young and alone: Europe sees record surge of child refugees
by Sylvia Hui - October 11, 2015 - 12:38pm
The bags are packed, the goodbye hugs done. The Afghan, Eritrean and Sudanese boys are on the move again, but this time it's a happy occasion
Queen Elizabeth II set to become longest reigning UK monarch
by Sylvia Hui - September 8, 2015 - 2:11am
She has lived longer than any of her predecessors, seen a dozen prime ministers come and go, and presided over six decades of British history — from war with Germany to the death of Princess Diana and terror...
Artist Banksy opens derelict 'Dismaland' theme park
by Sylvia Hui - August 23, 2015 - 10:30pm
Judging from the early response, it's set to be a hit: Long lines formed outside the park Friday as people waited to get in for a viewing day reserved for local residents. Online, the official website was down for...
UK marine researchers receive 'oldest message in a bottle'
by Sylvia Hui - August 21, 2015 - 10:00am
A century-old message in a bottle, possibly the oldest ever found, has finally reached its destination.
Suede, fringes, ponchos: Burberry goes bohemian in London
by Sylvia Hui - February 24, 2015 - 10:54am
Hurray for fringes and suedes!
Burberry hosts starry show at London Fashion Week
by Sylvia Hui - February 24, 2015 - 9:40am
London Fashion Week rolled out the big guns Monday, with British design powerhouse Burberry hosting the glitziest catwalk show of the season.
Families of 3 missing UK girls urge 'Please come home!'
by Sylvia Hui - February 24, 2015 - 6:21am
Turkish police searched yesterday for three missing British schoolgirls believed to have gone to Syria to join the Islamic State extremist group and their families issued emotional appeals urging the girls to return...
Britain: Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
by Sylvia Hui - December 19, 2014 - 12:00am
The U.S. lingerie label brought its annual spectacle to London for the first time on Tuesday, December 16, dazzling guests with a high-octane mix of fashion and entertainment that featured 47 extravagantly dressed...
Web inventor says Internet should be 'human right'
by Sylvia Hui - December 11, 2014 - 8:18am
The computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web has called for affordable access to the Internet to be recognized as a human right, as a report showed that billions of people still cannot go online...
Britain still grappling with celebrity sex abuse
by Sylvia Hui - November 22, 2014 - 5:07am
A growing scandal of decades-old sexual assault allegations against television icon Bill Cosby has shocked many in the United States.
Hong Kong police, activists clash in protest zone
by Sylvia Hui - October 18, 2014 - 2:00am
Hong Kong riot police struggled to hold back hundreds of defiant pro-democracy activists who returned to a protest zone officers had partially cleared earlier Friday.
Hong Kong police move in against protest zone
by Sylvia Hui - October 17, 2014 - 7:00am
Dozens of Hong Kong police have descended on a pro-democracy protest zone to remove barricades in a dawn raid.
Hong Kong police clear protesters out of tunnel
by Sylvia Hui - October 15, 2014 - 8:15am
Hundreds of Hong Kong police officers moved in early Wednesday to clear pro-democracy protesters out of a tunnel outside the city government headquarters, clashing with protesters in the worst violence since the...
Angry crowd charges Hong Kong protest barricades
by Sylvia Hui - October 14, 2014 - 3:08am
An angry crowd opposed to pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed parts of Hong Kong for more than two weeks charged barricades used by the demonstrators on yesterday, clashing with police as they attempted to...
Video shows slaying of British aid worker ?
by Sylvia Hui - September 14, 2014 - 12:00pm
Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying...
Same-sex dancers decry proposed UK ballroom 'ban'
by Sylvia Hui - July 12, 2014 - 5:00am
It takes two to tango — but does a same-sex couple qualify?
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