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G7 to agree climate, conservation targets as summit ends
by Joe Jackson - June 13, 2021 - 2:43pm
The group of leading economies, holding their first in-person gathering in nearly two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, will agree to protect at least 30% of both land and ocean globally by the end of the ...
G7 leaders take on China, COVID-19 and climate
by Joe Jackson - June 13, 2021 - 8:51am
G7 leaders on Saturday confronted China and the threat of future pandemics as the elite club of wealthy nations advertised a newfound Western unity at its first physical summit since 2019.
G7 leaders outline pandemic pact, eye foreign policy threats
by Joe Jackson - June 12, 2021 - 4:00pm
 G7 leaders are set to agree on a declaration Saturday aimed at preventing another pandemic, and try to showcase Western democratic cohesion on China and Russia, at their first in-person summit in...
Daniel Kaluuya channels spirit of Black Panthers leader to win Oscar
by Joe Jackson - April 26, 2021 - 9:32am
"What a man. What a man. How blessed we are that we live in a lifetime where he existed," Kaluuya said as he accepted his golden statuette for best supporting actor on Sunday.
Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip dead age 99
by Joe Jackson - April 9, 2021 - 7:20pm
"It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh," tjhe Buckingham Palace said in a statement.
Harry and Meghan permanently quit UK royal life
by Joe Jackson - February 23, 2021 - 7:28am
Queen Elizabeth II ordered the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, as they are formally known, to relinquish their honorary titles and patronages following the confirmation that they would not be returning as working royals....
UK to outline early pub closing as virus alert level raised
by Joe Jackson - September 22, 2020 - 7:50am
Under new rules to come into force on Thursday, English pubs, bars and other hospitality venues will be required to close at 2100 GMT while food and drink outlets will be restricted to table service only.
British virus death toll now world's third-worst
by Joe Jackson - April 30, 2020 - 8:47am
Britain's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 26,097 on Wednesday — the second-highest in Europe behind Italy and third-highest in the world -—as the government took into account fatalities...
The Beatles' legend lives on, 50 years after break-up
by Joe Jackson - April 10, 2020 - 10:43am
When The Beatles went their separate ways in the early 1970s, few thought that half a century later the pioneering band would still influence pop music culture.
'Megxit': Prince Harry, Meghan Markle formally quit royal life
by Joe Jackson - March 31, 2020 - 12:26pm
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan formally step down as senior members of the British royal family on Tuesday, as they start a controversial new life in the United States.
British art dealer unveils pioneering robot artist
by Joe Jackson - June 9, 2019 - 4:00pm
Billed as "one of the most exciting artists of our time", Ai-Da differs from generations of past masters in one inescapable way: she is a robot.
Prince Harry 'over the moon' as Meghan gives birth to a boy
by Joe Jackson - May 7, 2019 - 7:32am
It's a boy!
'Brex-lit': Social tensions inspire British novelists
by Joe Jackson - January 6, 2019 - 4:56pm
With Britain's decision to leave the EU exposing fault lines across society, fiction writers are responding with an increasing array of Brexit-infused work -- from state-of-the-nation novels to futuristic satir...
Thai cave rescue divers, Twiggy, Monty Python's Palin on UK honours list
by Joe Jackson - December 29, 2018 - 2:30pm
A team of British divers who helped save a junior football team stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand were awarded in Britain's traditional New Year Honours alongside former supermodel Twiggy and Monty Python's...
UK PM survives confidence vote over Brexit deal
by Joe Jackson - December 13, 2018 - 9:22am
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday survived a confidence vote by her own MPs but lost the support of one third of her colleagues, signalling the battle she still faces to get her Brexit deal through...
Hundreds of dogs hound May for 'Wooferendum' on Brexit
by Joe Jackson - October 8, 2018 - 2:26am
Huskies, Chihuahuas, boxers and beagles -- and even a lumbering Leonberger -- joined a "Wooferendum march" in central London on yesterday as their pro-European owners called for a new people's vote on Brexit.
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