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Climate protester lies on plane as London arrests top 1,000

11 Oct 2019

LONDON A protester lay on top of a plane while another forced a jet to turn around on the runway as climate change activists descended on London City Airport on Thursday, causing some flight disruption as the number of arrests this week topped 1,000. | Video

Protesters vow to go ahead with Heathrow disruption despite arrests

12 Sep 2019

LONDON Climate-change activists have vowed to go ahead with plans to disrupt Heathrow with drones on Friday morning, despite the arrest of five of their members in a pre-emptive strike by London police.

Climate activists ready to risk arrest but not passengers' lives in Heathrow protest

12 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 12 Climate activists planning to disrupt London's Heathrow airport with toy drones said as they practised on Thursday that they would not fly them when planes were in the air and were prepared to be arrested.

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas

14 Aug 2019

PLYMOUTH, England With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action against climate change. | Video

UK police in protective suits investigate latest Novichok poisoning

07 Jul 2018

SALISBURY, England Police wearing protective suits entered a hostel in the southern English city of Salisbury on Friday as counter-terrorism detectives stepped up their investigation into how two people were exposed to the nerve agent Novichok. | Video

UK demands Russia explain nerve attack after two more people struck down

06 Jul 2018

AMESBURY, England Britain demanded on Thursday that Russia provide details about the Novichok nerve agent attack on a former double agent and his daughter after two British citizens were struck down with the same poison. | Video

Two Britons poisoned with Novichok nerve agent near where Russian spy was struck down

05 Jul 2018

AMESBURY, England Two British citizens are critically ill after they were exposed to Novichok, the same nerve agent that struck down a former Russian agent and his daughter in March, Britain's top counter-terrorism officer said on Wednesday. | Video

Thousands join London march to demand Brexit deal referendum

24 Jun 2018

LONDON Around 100,000 supporters of the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand that the British government hold a final public vote on the terms of Brexit, organisers said. | Video

Unjustified medication shortened 456 lives in a UK hospital, report says

20 Jun 2018

GOSPORT, England More than 450 patients died prematurely in a British hospital after they were given powerful painkillers with no medical justification, in what a damning report on Wednesday found was a "disregard for human life".

Report finds 456 lives shortened in UK hospital by unjustified drug use

20 Jun 2018

GOSPORT, June 20 More than 450 patients died prematurely in a British hospital after they were given powerful painkillers for no medical reason in what a damning report found was a "disregard for human life".

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