Recent News Headlines : London - United Kingdom

GOOGLE FACES YEARS OF EU OVERSIGHT ON TOP OF RECORD ANTITRUST FINE


EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager promised Google was in for years of monitoring to guard against further abuses... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 490

MASSIVE CYBERATTACK HITS EUROPE US WITH WIDESPREAD RANSOM DEMANDS


The attack was confirmed to have spread beyond Europe when U.S. drugmaker Merck, based in New Jersey, said its systems had also been compromised... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 22

GOLF CLUB EJECTS INVITED GUEST FOR 'DRESSING LIKE MAID'


When I asked them the reason, they said she looks like a maid... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 6

GERMAN CITY EVACUATES 11-STORY BUILDING FEARING REPEAT OF GRENFELL BLAZE


German media reported that at least 70 other buildings would be tested in Wuppertal alone... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 67

WHO IS THE OLDEST PERSON IN THE WORLD? 131-YEAR-OLD WOMAN CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY


Alimiha Seiti, confirmed as China's oldest person, was allegedly born on June 25, 1886, during the last few years of the Qing Dynasty 1644-1911 ... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 4

BEES ARE DYING -- WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT?


Though the country is one of Asia's largest honey exporters, beekeepers find it harder to maintain their colonies, while making a reasonable living... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 22814

JEREMY HUNT ACCUSED OF 'SLEEPING AT THE WHEEL' DURING NHS DATA LOSS SCANDAL


SBS no longer has the contract to deliver medical paperwork between hospitals and GP surgeries in England... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 868

BRITAIN'S MAY DEMANDS MAJOR INVESTIGATION AFTER DEADLY FIRE


Among those trapped in Grenfell Tower was 5-year-old Isaac Paulous, who died of inhaling fire fumes, Westminster Coroner's Court officer Eric Sword said Monday... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 0

EU SLAPS GOOGLE WITH RECORD $2.7 B FINE FOR BREACHING COMPETITION RULES


The European Union's competition watchdog slapped Google with a record-breaking 2.72 billion fine on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 1121

HEDGE FUND BOSSES MAKE THEIR CASE FOR MERE PEOPLE


Hedge fund managers, for example, traditionally charged clients 2 percent of assets and 20 percent of profits... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 154

PAKISTANS LEADER ORDERS INQUIRY AS FUEL TANKER DEATH TOLL REACHES 157


Mr. Sharif cut short a private visit to London and returned to Pakistan on Monday, visiting survivors at a hospital in Bahawalpur... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 673

THREE CNN JOURNALISTS RESIGN AFTER RUSSIA-RELATED ARTICLE RETRACTED


The Russia-related story, published Thursday, reported Congress was investigating the ties of a Russian investment fund to an aide of U.S. President Donald Trump... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 0

U.K.'S MAY MAKES DEAL SHE NEEDS TO GOVERN, BUT CRITICS ABOUND


Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster said the agreement would address the unique circumstances of Northern Ireland... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 0

BRITISH SIKH COUPLE TAKE LEGAL ACTION AFTER BEING ADVISED NOT TO ADOPT


Adoption agencies are allowed to prioritise on the basis of race in order to match children to prospective parents of the same ethnic background... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 5229

UK CONSERVATIVES AGREE DEAL TO SECURE PARLIAMENTARY MAJORITY


May met DUP leader Arlene Foster and colleagues at her official residence in Downing Street, London, to finalize the pact... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 987

POLL SHOWS U.S. TUMBLING IN WORLD'S REGARD UNDER TRUMP


Elsewhere, though, and with remarkable speed, Trump's presidency has taken a toll on the United States' image abroad... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 107880

SHELTER UNDER MICROSCOPE OVER PARTNERSHIPS WITH CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY


During the period, Omnis agreed to raise money for the charity while using the Shelter name at its corporate marketing events... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 549

ALMOST 6,000 MENTAL HEALTH PATIENTS SENT OUT OF AREA FOR CARE LAST YEAR


Ultimately, equality for mental health cannot be achieved when budgets are under such enormous pressure... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 1284

DISABLED PATIENTS 'RELYING ON CROWDFUNDING' FOR WHEELCHAIRS


People should not be having to crowdfund for the wheelchairs that they need... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 1155

ARCONIC SHARES FALL ON SCRUTINY AFTER GRENFELL TOWER FIRE


Arconic's announcement came on the heels of weekend news accounts that scrutinized the US company's decision to sell the panels for the refurbishment of Grenfell... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 0

US FIRM STOPS SALES OF GRENFELL TOWER CLADDING FOR HIGH-RISES


The June 14 inferno left 79 people presumed dead after the fire spread rapidly up the 24-storey residential block in west London... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 0

CONSERVATIVE JUSTICES GIVE TRUMP VICTORY BY PARTIALLY REVIVING TRAVEL BAN


Trump's order embodied his America First nationalist message and reflected his views of the dangers posed to the United States by certain immigrants and visitors... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 0

IN U.K., ALL 75 BUILDINGS TESTED SO FAR FOR FIRE SAFETY HAVE FAILED


Thousands face evacuation as the authorities race to see how many high-rises have been wrapped in the same combustible cladding as that at Grenfell Tower... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 1571

CLADDING MANUFACTURER TO STOP PRODUCTION OF SOME PANELS AFTER GRENFELL TOWER FIRE


Arconic's announcement came as Britain's government announced that 75 buildings had failed cladding combustibility tests in 26 local authority areas... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 238

75 OUT OF 75 HIGH-RISES IN BRITAIN FAIL FIRE SAFETY TESTS


Damage to Grenfell Tower is seen following the catastrophic fire in west London... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 2241

GRENFELL TOWER: CLADDING MATERIAL LINKED TO FIRE PULLED FROM SALE WORLDWIDE


Arconic discontinues Reynobond PE, an element of cladding linked to the London blaze, for use in high-rise buildings... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 1524

TRUMP TRAVEL BAN INJUNCTION PARTLY LIFTED BY TOP US COURT


US President Donald Trump has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling allowing his travel ban to be partly reinstated as a victory for our national security ... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 3237

US SUPREME COURT REVIVES PARTS OF DONALD TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN


Mr Trump issued the order amid rising international concern about attacks carried out by Islamist militants like those in Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin and other cities... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 230

GOLD PLUNGES AFTER 1.8 MILLION OUNCES WERE TRADED IN ONE MINUTE


The episode is unlikely to upend the broader trend in gold, where volatility has languished, analysts including George Gero at RBC Wealth Management said... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 4357

U.K. LEADER MAY STRIKES SUPPORT DEAL, AGREES TO ?1 BILLION IN NORTHERN IRELAND EXTRA SPENDING


Today we have reached an agreement with the Conservative Party on support for government in parliament, DUP leader Arlene Foster said in Downing Street... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 0

Trending News Headlines : London

CANADIAN SOLDIER SET TO BECOME 1ST WOMAN TO COMMAND QUEEN'S GUARD


Megan Couto, 24, will lead some 40 Canadian soldiers through the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace on Monday... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 20494

WHY GRENFELL TOWER BURNED REGULATORS PUT COST BEFORE SAFETY


Grenfell Tower burned in reverse, moving inward from the building's exterior... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 18079

HOUSING CRISIS THREATENS A MILLION FAMILIES WITH EVICTION BY 2020


As the social rented sector contracts, private housing may have replaced it as the main tenure for people in housing need... READ MORE

25th June, 2017 9203

EXCLUSIVE: OVERRULING DIPLOMATS, U.S. TO DROP IRAQ, MYANMAR FROM CHILD SOLDIERS' LIST


Human Rights Watch said in January that it had learned that militias had been recruiting child soldiers from one Iraqi refugee camp since last spring... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 9022

FAR-RIGHT ACTIVISTS DETAINED AT UK BORDER BEFORE BRITAIN FIRST RALLY


Far-right activists detained at UK border before Britain First rally... READ MORE

25th June, 2017 6108

DOLLAR CLIMBS TO STRONGEST SINCE 2003 ON FED PATH; BONDS DROP


Bonds Yields on 10-year Treasury notes rose three basis points, or 0.03 percentage point, to 2.60 percent, after touching their highest level since September 2014... READ MORE

17th December, 2016 5656

SEDITION CHARGES AGAINST 'PAKISTAN SUPPORTERS' DROPPED


Pakistan defeated reigning champions India by 180 runs at The Oval in London to win their maiden Champions Trophy title... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 4828

PRINCE PHILIP TO RETIRE FROM PUBLIC ENGAGEMENTS


Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, will stop carrying out public engagements this fall, Buckingham Palace announced Thursday... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 4514

A YEAR AFTER VOTING FOR BREXIT, BRITAIN'S DIVIDED, AND IN UNCHARTED WATERS


Labour, Liberal Democrats and the Scottish National Party want either a softer Brexit or Britain to stay in the EU... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 3919

PEOPLE OF HONG KONG NOT PARTY TO TALKS THAT SEALED THEIR FUTURE


Had given up claims for Hong Kong and Kowloon, the lease for the New Territories was set to expire on 30 June 1997... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 3888

DIVERS TO SCOUR LAKE FOR EMPEROR CALIGULA'S 2,000-YEAR-OLD PLEASURE SHIP


Caligula's massive, ornate ships on Italy's Lake Nemi were rumored to be the sites of wild orgies and other excessive indulgences in ancient Roman times... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 3813

OVERTURNED OIL TANKER EXPLODES IN PAKISTAN, KILLING 153


Regional police chief Raja Riffat told Pakistan's Dawn news agency it was not immediately clear what ignited the fuel... READ MORE

25th June, 2017 3499

DEADLY LONDON TOWER INFERNO STARTED IN FRIDGE FREEZER CRIMINAL CHARGES BEING CONSIDERED


A fire that engulfed a London apartment block, killing at least 79 people earlier this month, started in a fridge freezer, police in the U.K... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 2542

FALL IN HIV AMONG GAY MEN COULD SPELL END FOR BRITAIN'S EPIDEMIC, SAY EXPERTS


What we are seeing is the first downturn of the HIV epidemic in gay men, said Delpech... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 2470

'DAY OF RAGE' LATEST: GRENFELL TOWER VOLUNTEER CONFRONTS ACTIVISTS FOR 'HIJACKING' DISASTER


Organisers behind a Day of Rage protest in London were accused of hijacking the Grenfell Tower disaster for political purposes on Wednesday... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 2342

HOW BODY SCANNING BECAME THE LATEST HEALTH CLUB MUST-HAVE


We tried plastic surgeons, spas, dermatologists, said Sareen, but it wasn't until they went to health clubs that they found a receptive environment... READ MORE

29th December, 2016 2066

DECENT HOMES FOR ALL... HAS THE SOCIAL HOUSING DREAM DIED?


Being unemployed at the time, she opted for a council house... READ MORE

25th June, 2017 2032

GOVE MUST GET A GRIP ON 'LIFE AND DEATH' AIR POLLUTION CRISIS


The government's own statistics show that 38 out of 43 UK air quality zones breach legal limits for air pollution ... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 1939

DONALD TRUMP HAS FINALLY ADMITTED HE WANTS TO IMPOSE A TRAVEL BAN


Donald Trump vows to impose travel ban 'in any event' despite pending Supreme Court judgement... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 1796

6 HURT AS VEHICLE CRASHES INTO PEDESTRIANS


LONDON AP -- British police say they have arrested a woman after a car collided with pedestrians outside a Newcastle sports center, injuring six people... READ MORE

25th June, 2017 1788

FIRE HAZARDS FORCE EVACUATION OF 5 LONDON HIGH RISES


Derek Myers, who was the chief executive of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in 2013, when Grenfell Tower was renovated, also resigned from the board... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 1544

OPEC TRIES TO SALVAGE DEAL AS SAUDIS SAY CUT ISN'T ESSENTIAL


Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar Al-Luaibi told reporters as he arrived in Vienna that he was optimistic OPEC can reach an agreement acceptable to all members... READ MORE

28th November, 2016 1507

FOREST GATE CLASHES: SIX POLICE OFFICERS INJURED IN LONDON AMID PROTESTS IN STRATFORDA OVER BLACK MAN'S DEATH


The protest began outside Forest Gate police station on Sunday before demonstrators moved on to the Stratford area, police said... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 1447

FIRST WOMAN LEADS BRITAIN'S CHANGING OF THE GUARD CEREMONY


The 24-year-old Cuoto is marking her first visit to London... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 1339

BACKLASH AS JOHN MCDONNELL CLAIMS BLAZE VICTIMS 'MURDERED BY POLITICAL DECISIONS'


Grenfell fire Backlash as John McDonnell claims blaze victims 'murdered by political decisions'... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 1302

TURNBULL SAYS 'NO PLANS TO CHANGE' SAME-SEX MARRIAGE POLICY


Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull went to last year's election with Tony Abbott's plan for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 1261

DEADLY GRENFELL TOWER BLAZE BECAUSE OF FAULTY FRIDGE


Exterior cladding and tiles recovered from the building have failed fire safety tests, said McCormack... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 1256

BRITISH PARLIAMENT HIT BY CYBERATTACK, AFFECTING EMAIL ACCESS


Hackers targeted the British Parliament, leaving many legislators unable to access their emails on Saturday, officials said... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 1007

A YEAR AFTER A DIVISIVE VOTE, DOUBTS ARE MOUNTING IN A TOWN THAT WENT OVERWHELMINGLY FOR BREXIT


Tilbury, an economically deprived dockside town on the outskirts of London, voted to leave the European Union with a majority of more than 70 percent... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 1005

IRAQI FORCES FREE HUNDREDS OF CIVILIANS IN MOSUL OLD CITY BATTLES AS DEATH TOLL MOUNTS


Aid organizations and Iraqi authorities say Islamic State was trying to prevent civilians from leaving so as to use them as human shields... READ MORE

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