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'Astonishing' giant circle of pits found near Stonehenge

23 Jun 2020

LONDON Archaeologists have discovered a wide circle of deep pits surrounding an ancient settlement near Stonehenge, opening up new lines of investigation into the origins and meaning of the mysterious, prehistoric monument. | Video

Oxford college says it wants to remove statue of colonialist Rhodes

18 Jun 2020

LONDON An Oxford University college said on Wednesday it wanted to remove from its facade a statue of 19th century colonialist Cecil Rhodes that has been a target of anti-racism protests, though the decision would be made independently. | Video

Johnson, Macron to honour French Resistance fighters in London

18 Jun 2020

LONDON Four men who played significant roles in the French Resistance during World War Two will be honoured by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron during a ceremony in London on Thursday.

Johnson, Macron to honour French Resistance fighters in London

18 Jun 2020

LONDON, June 17 Four men who played significant roles in the French Resistance during World War Two will be honoured by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron during a ceremony in London on Thursday.

Confronting a bygone era, London removes slave trader statue

10 Jun 2020

LONDON A statue of Robert Milligan, an 18th century slave trader, was removed from its plinth outside a London museum on Tuesday after global anti-racism protests triggered a debate about how Britain commemorates its imperial past. | Video

Felling of slave trader statue prompts fresh look at British history

08 Jun 2020

LONDON The toppling by anti-racism protesters of a statue of a slave trader in the English port city of Bristol has given new urgency to a debate about how Britain should confront some of the darkest chapters of its history. | Video

Felling of British slave trader statue heats up simmering debate

08 Jun 2020

LONDON, June 8 The toppling by anti-racism protesters of a statue of a slave trader in the English port city of Bristol has given new urgency to a debate about how Britain should confront some of the darkest chapters of its history.

Under fire over lockdown trip, close aide to UK's Johnson toughs it out

26 May 2020

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest aide refused to resign on Monday, saying he had done nothing wrong by driving 250 miles from London to access childcare when Britons were being told to stay at home to fight COVID-19. | Video

"What planet are they on?" No respite for UK's Johnson and aide

25 May 2020

LONDON, May 25 Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings who is accused of flouting the coronavirus lockdown by driving 250 miles from London.

England tiptoes out of lockdown as economy withers

14 May 2020

LONDON England tentatively began easing its coronavirus lockdown on Wednesday, with some people who cannot do their jobs at home urged to return to work, as stark economic data showed the disastrous impact of the pandemic. | Video

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