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Rare tiger killed in UK safari park; 2nd to die in past week

Feb 13, 2019

An English safari park says a rare Amur tiger has been killed in a fight with two other tigers

London grave of Karl Marx vandalized in hammer attack

Feb 6, 2019

Custodians of a London cemetery say the tombstone of Communist thinker Karl Marx has been damaged in a hammer attack

Don McCullin photo show looks at 6 decades covering conflict

Feb 4, 2019

Don McCullin's most famous photographs burn with the physical and emotional brutality of conflict: a shell-shocked American soldier in Vietnam, a starving woman and child in Nigeria's breakaway Biafra

The Latest: EU's Barnier makes case for Irish backstop

Feb 4, 2019

The EU's Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said once again that the controversial Irish border provision within the withdrawal agreement with Britain is the "only operational solution available" for the country's orderly exit from the bloc.

Wintry weather strands some motorists in the UK

Feb 2, 2019

Wintry weather brought traffic to a halt in some parts of Britain, as sleet, snow and ice trapped motorists in their cars overnight. Motorists were stranded early Saturday in southern England, leading to perilous conditions

Ball gowns galore: London's V&A Museum stages new Dior show

Jan 30, 2019

After the smashing success of its Alexander McQueen show, London's V&A Museum is looking to draw big crowds with another major fashion exhibition _ this time focusing on Christian Dior

UK's world-famous Beefeaters on strike over pensions

Jan 22, 2019

Staff members including some of London's famed Beefeaters are on strike at the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace in a dispute over pensions

Holocaust victims buried after remains found in UK museum

Jan 20, 2019

The remains of six unidentified Holocaust victims have been buried at a Jewish cemetery after spending years in storage at a British museum

Ryanair lowers profit forecast amid tough competition

Jan 18, 2019

Budget airline Ryanair, Europe's biggest carrier, has warned its profits this year will be lower than expected _ the second time in four months _ because of lower fares over the winter

London's Heathrow briefly halts flights due to drone report

Jan 8, 2019

London's Heathrow Airport has briefly halted departing flights after a reported drone sighting _ a development that comes just three weeks after reports of drones caused travel chaos at nearby Gatwick Airport

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