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  • coronavirus Mar 21

    UK Nurse’s Emotional Plea

    An exhausted UK nurse took to social media in an emotional plea, urging people to stop panic buying after she was unable to find basic items in a supermarket following a 48-hour shift. The critical nurse at a West Yorkshire hospital said panic buyers should show restraint and think of medical staff like her who could be looking after them.

  • Harry Styles Feb 18

    Harry Styles Held at Knifepoint During Robbery in London

    Harry Styles was unharmed but understandably shaken after a scary incident over the weekend. E! News has learned that the 26-year-old “Fine Line” singer was robbed while out in the Hampstead area of London on Friday night. According to the Mirror Online, Styles was approached by a man with a knife who “demanded cash.” “He actually played it pretty cool, quickly...

  • London Feb 3

    Man Wearing Fake Bomb Stabs 2 in London And Is Shot to Death

    A man recently released from prison after serving time for terrorism-related offenses strapped on a fake bomb and stabbed two people on a busy London street Sunday before being shot to death by police, officials said.  Deputy Assistant Commissioner Lucy D’Orsi said police are “confident” the attacker was 20-year-old Sudesh Amman. He had been convicted for publishing graphic terrorist...

  • London Feb 2

    London Police Investigating Terror-Related Incident

    London Metropolitan Police are investigating a terror-related incident in the city’s Streatham neighborhood.

  • Mar 8, 2018

    International Women’s Day Celebrations and Marches Around the World

    March 8 is International Women’s Day, and this year it comes on the heels of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, sparking an even stronger response from women all over the world who stood up for women’s rights. From the United States to Southeast Asia, women of all ages marched, stood, advocated and walked together in solidarity, demanding respect...

  • London Dec 31, 2019

    Man Charged After Picasso Painting Damaged in London Gallery

    A 20-year-old man is being held in custody pending his next court hearing after being charged with damaging a Picasso painting at the Tate Modern gallery in London. London police said Tuesday that Shakeel Ryan Massey of northwest London has been charged with criminal damage. He appeared at Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court on Monday. Police said the attack on the…

  • London Dec 21, 2019

    Man Who Used Narwhal Tusk to Subdue Extremist in London Bridge Attack Identified

    A mysterious figure who used a rare narwhal tusk to help subdue a knife-wielding extremist on London Bridge last month has been identified as a civil servant in Britain’s Justice Ministry....

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    Darryn Frost ended his silence Saturday, telling Britain’s Press Association that he and others reacted instinctively when Usman Khan started stabbing people at a prison rehabilitation program at a hall...

  • Christmas Dec 13, 2019

    Musical Moxie Rules ‘Love Actually’ Live

    “Love Actually” Live brings a concert element to the popular Christmas film. It’s on stage now at The Wallis in Beverly Hills.

  • Los Angeles Dec 5, 2019

    Airbnb Introduces New Rules to Rein in Parties, Nuisances

    Airbnb is taking more steps to crack down on parties and nuisance guests in the wake of a Halloween shooting at an Airbnb rental in a San Francisco suburb.

  • London Dec 3, 2019

    Prince Andrew Accuser Says She’ll Never Forget the ‘Disgusting’ Sexual Encounter

    Virginia Roberts Giuffre, who said she was a victim of a sex trafficking scheme that led to her having sexual encounters with the Duke of York, Prince Andrew, is once again speaking out about the alleged sexual encounter she had with the prince many years ago.

  • London Nov 29, 2019

    UK Police: Bridge Attacker Had Been Jailed for Terror Crimes

    A man imprisoned six years for terrorism offenses before his release last year stabbed several people in London on Friday, two fatally, before being tackled by members of the public and then fatally shot by officers on London Bridge. Neil Basu, London’s police counterterrorism head, said 28-year-old Usman Khan was attending a program that works to educate prisoners when he...

  • New York Nov 29, 2019

    For the Last 23 Years, Rod Stewart’s Been Quietly Building a Model Train City

    Rod Stewart, known for decades as a consummate crooner, rocker, fashion plate and tongue-in-cheek sex symbol, is adding a new element to his image: serious model railroad builder. The former front man of the Faces who has hits dating back to the 1960s has put the finishing touch on a 23-year project that has landed him on the cover of...

  • driver Nov 27, 2019

    Bodies of Victims Found in UK Truck Repatriated to Vietnam

    The bodies of 16 of the 39 Vietnamese who died when human traffickers carried them by truck to England last month were repatriated to their homeland on Wednesday and have been taken to their families. The bodies arrived on a flight that landed in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, the news website VNExpress reported. The website published photos of ambulances that transported...

  • driver Nov 25, 2019

    Uber Loses License in London Over Safety, Vows to Appeal

    London’s transit authority on Monday refused to renew Uber’s operating license over concerns about impostor drivers, with the ride-hailing company vowing to appeal the decision as it struggles to secure its future in the British capital. It’s the latest chapter in Uber’s rocky history with London transport officials, who have subjected the San Francisco-based tech company to ever tighter scrutiny...

  • Instagram Nov 23, 2019

    Former Hollywood Exec Pleads in $22M Embezzlement

    A former executive at a Hollywood digital marketing company has pleaded guilty to federal charges for embezzling $22 million from his employer. Prosecutors say Dennis Blieden of Cincinnati used the money for personal expenses, including $150,000 buy-ins to enter two professional poker tournaments.

  • London Nov 22, 2019

    Tuna Maker Bumble Bee Foods Files for Bankruptcy

    Tuna maker Bumble Bee Foods said Thursday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with an agreement from Taiwan-based FCF Fishery, its largest creditor, to purchase its assets for roughly $925 million. The bankruptcy proceedings are meant to reduce Bumble Bee’s debt burden caused by “recent and significant legal challenges” and help facilitate the sale. In 2017, the...

  • Hillary Clinton Nov 15, 2019

    Creator of Lizzo’s Signature Slogan Could Receive Grammy Nod

    Mina Lioness’ longstanding battle to finally receive writing credit on Lizzo’s megahit song “Truth Hurts” is paying off in more ways than one: it could win her a potential Grammy Award.

  • London Nov 14, 2019

    Rod Stewart Reveals Railway Modeling Side Passion

    For nearly 60 years rocker Rod Stewart has entertained music lovers across the globe, hauling in a Grammy and numerous other awards in a career that has spanned generations. Now, the singer is showing the world his other passion, building a railway models.

  • London Nov 9, 2019

    Beatles Album Cover Photographer Robert Freeman Dies at 82

    Photographer Robert Freeman, who helped define the image of The Beatles with some of the band’s best-known album covers, has died aged 82. A statement on The Beatles’ official website announced Freeman’s death Friday but didn’t give a cause. Born in 1936, Freeman began his career as a photojournalist for London’s Sunday Times and captured portraits of leading jazz musicians...

  • China Nov 4, 2019

    Vietnam Arrests 8 More in Britain Trucks Deaths

    Police in Vietnam have arrested eight more suspects in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals found dead inside a refrigerated truck container in southeastern England. Police said the eight were arrested Sunday on charges of organizing people smuggling overseas as the sprawling international investigation into what appears to be a people-smuggling tragedy continues. They did not give any...

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