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UK forecaster issues 1st ever thunderstorm alert

Jul 1, 2018

Britain's Met Office weather forecasting office has issued its first thunderstorm alert in the agency's 164-year history

Raging wildfire threatens moorlands in northern England

Jul 1, 2018

Some 120 firefighters are trying to contain a fire that has been declared a "major incident" as it spreads in moorlands in northern England

From Barcelona to Seattle, historic markets ally to survive

Jun 28, 2018

Seven historic food and drink markets are creating an alliance to promote the sale of local produce

UK lawmakers approve big expansion for Heathrow Airport

Jun 25, 2018

British lawmakers have approved measures to expand Europe's biggest airport in what the government calls the most important transportation decision in a generation

Fire-hit Glasgow art school landmark may be partially saved

Jun 19, 2018

The head of Glasgow City Council says the remains of the city's fire-ravaged art school appear to be structurally solid and it's hoped the facade of the world-renowned building can be saved

British police: 3 men struck dead by train in south London

Jun 18, 2018

British Transport Police say 3 men in their 20s have died after being struck by a train in south London

British Transport Police say 3 people have been killed by a train in south London

Jun 18, 2018

British Transport Police say 3 people have been killed by a train in south London

Beloved Glasgow School of Art badly damaged by a 2nd fire

Jun 16, 2018

Glasgow has suffered a major blow as a second severe fire in four years has gutted the historic Glasgow School of Art, one of the Scottish city's most beloved cultural treasures

UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

Jun 14, 2018

Britain says it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staff shortfalls in the National Health Service

Harry and Meghan turn out for Trooping the Color spectacle

Jun 9, 2018

Prince Harry and his new wife, the former actress Meghan Markle, joined the pageantry of the annual Trooping the Color ceremony to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday

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