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Britain’s Prince Louis a baby no more, turning 1 on Tuesday

This photo released by Kensington Palace on Monday April 22, 2019, and taken by Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, shows Prince Louis at their home in Norfolk, England, to mark his first birthday on Tuesday. London, Apr 23 : The youngest child of Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, is about to celebrate his first birthday. Prince Louis will mark ...

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Royals reportedly want Harry and Meghan ‘as far away as possible’

With Meghan Markle due to give birth any day, a new report says the British royal family is scrambling to try to contain her popularity amid worries she could become “bigger than [Princess] Diana.” And so they’ve determined to keep her and Prince Harry as far away as possible from the media and also from Prince William, after a split ...

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London climate protest arrests top 700

The Extinction Rebellion environmental protests in London rumbled on into a sixth day Saturday as the total number of arrests hit 718. Demonstrators were continuing to block Waterloo Bridge in the city and the central Oxford Circus junction despite the removal by police of the pink sailing boat which had acted as a natural focal point for the movement. Some ...

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 93rd birthday

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to lead the tributes to Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday (April 21), as Britain’s longest-serving monarch turns 93. The Queen, who has ruled Britain for more than 67 years, is expected to join a church service at the royal St George’s Chapel inside Windsor Castle on her birthday, which coincides with Easter Sunday ...

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EU can’t keep extending Brexit deadline: Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is warning Britain that the country’s departure from the European Union cannot be put off “indefinitely.” Britain was originally scheduled to leave the EU on March 29 but that date has been delayed twice, first to April 12 and now to Oct 31, because the UK Parliament has repeatedly voted down Prime Minister Theresa May’s ...

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London climate-change protesters to target Heathrow Airport

The Extinction Rebellion group of climate change campaigners said it planned to hold a protest at London’s Heathrow Airport on Friday, opening a new front in its demonstrations that have caused transport snarl-ups in the British capital. Extinction Rebellion has blocked several locations in central London in recent days after it staged a semi-nude protest in parliament earlier this month. ...

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Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland rioting

Photo : In this undated family photo made available Friday April 19, 2019, issued by Northern Ireland Police, showing journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed when guns were fired during clashes with police Thursday night April 18, 2019, in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Police are investigating the shooting death of 29-year-old McKee, during street violence Thursday night. London, Apr ...

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Freeze Tarique, Zubaida’s 3 accounts with UK bank: Court

BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Dr Zubaida Rahman. File photo Dhaka, Apr 18 : A court here on Thursday ordered freezing three bank accounts of BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Dr Zubaida Rahman with a UK bank. Judge of the Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Sessions’ Judge Court KM Imrul Kayes passed the order following ...

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Warning over ‘unexplained’ school moves

There are warnings that some of the 55,000 “unexplained” moves by pupils between schools in England over five years could be driven by schools trying to remove difficult children. The Education Policy Institute has looked at cases where pupils have changed school without moving home. Almost a quarter of these moves have taken place in 330 secondary schools. David Laws, ...

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Extinction Rebellion London activists glue themselves to DLR train

Climate change activists climbed on a train and glued themselves to the carriage in the third day of protests aiming to “shut down London”. Extinction Rebellion protesters have been blocking traffic at Marble Arch, Waterloo Bridge, Parliament Square and Oxford Circus since Monday. Wednesday’s action – affecting a Docklands Light Railway (DLR) train at Canary Wharf – is causing minor ...

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