LONDON—Britain's top domestic security official today described the attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter with a rare chemical agent as a “brazen and reckless act” that will be answered without hesitation when the facts become clear.
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LONDON—Kathy Martin joined the stream of visitors laying tributes to Princess Diana outside the gates of Kensington Palace today, just as she did 20 years ago.
The 55-year-old Diana devotee vividly remembers Aug. 31, 1997.
LONDON—A vast iceberg with twice the volume of Lake Erie has broken off from a key floating ice shelf in Antarctica, scientists said yesterday.
The iceberg broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf, scientists at the University of Swansea in Britain said.
The iceberg is described as weighing one trillion tonnes (1.12 trillion U.S. tons).
LONDON—British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a full public inquiry into the high-rise apartment blaze that killed at least 17 people in London amid growing public anxiety about whether similar blazes could occur in other housing blocks around the country.
LONDON—British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament, throwing British politics into chaos.
The shock result could send Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union—due to start June 19—into disarray.
The pound lost more than two cents against the U.S. dollar.
ILFRACOMBE, England—As a vast “ransomware” attack raced from computer to computer, infecting tens of thousands around the world, a young tech expert worked from his bedroom in England to bring the rampage to a halt.
But Marcus Hutchins doesn't consider himself a hero.
LONDON—The worldwide “ransomware” cyberattack spread to thousands more computers today as people across Asia logged in at work, disrupting businesses, schools, hospitals and daily life.
But no new large-scale outbreaks were reported, and British officials said a feared second wave of infections had not materialized.
LONDON—Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly-divisive referendum campaign—toppling the prime minister today, sending global markets plunging, and shattering the stability of a project in continental unity designed half-a-century ago to prevent World War III.