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Queen's bra-fitter says book cost company royal warrant

Jan 11, 2018

The luxury bra maker that supplied lingerie to Queen Elizabeth II lost its royal warrant after a book described the atmosphere at Buckingham Palace

LeBron James, Diddy join criticism of H&M over sweater ad

Jan 9, 2018

NBA star LeBron James, rapper Diddy and other artists have responded with outrage to an advertising image by retailer H&M showing a black child in a sweatshirt with the words "Coolest monkey in the jungle."

UK rail passengers face disruption in conductor dispute

Jan 8, 2018

Rail passengers in some parts of England are facing travel disruptions this week after workers at five train companies supported strikes over the role of conductors responsible for safety on board

Windsor official backs homeless crackdown for royal wedding

Jan 4, 2018

A political storm is brewing ahead of Prince Harry's and Meghan Markle's May 19 wedding over whether to crack down on homeless people and beggars in the well-to-do English town of Windsor

Severe storm batters western Europe; 1 dead, 23 injured

Jan 3, 2018

A violent storm packing winds up to 100 mph (160 kph) battered parts of western Europe on Wednesday, derailing trains, toppling trees and halting flights

Easter hunt is on: Cadbury makes batch of white Creme eggs

Jan 3, 2018

British confectioner Cadbury is making a limited number of white chocolate versions of its popular Easter Creme egg, adding a cash prize for those who find them as it tries to bolster the product's appeal

Not-so-happy new year for UK commuters as fares rise

Jan 2, 2018

British commuters are facing stiff increases in rail fares on the first work day of the new year

13 monkeys die in fire at UK safari park attraction

Jan 2, 2018

Officials say 13 monkeys have died in a fire at Woburn Safari Park in England

Power down: Phil Taylor loses world final in last darts game

Jan 1, 2018

There was no fairytale ending to the incredible darts career of Phil Taylor

Ringo Starr, Bee Gee Barry Gibb tapped as British knights

Dec 29, 2017

A Beatle and a Bee Gee are among the celebrated citizens who have been selected for knighthood and other awards given in the name of Britain's monarch

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