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Scathing report says UK police getting away with lawbreaking

Oct. 17, 2022 05:19 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Officers in London’s Metropolitan Police force are getting away with breaking the law, and the system for investigating police misconduct is marred by racism and misogyny, a report said Monday. In the latest withering criticism of Britain’s biggest police force,...

London's Battersea Power Station opens after huge revamp

Oct. 14, 2022 10:15 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A former power station on the bank of the River Thames that was left derelict for decades opened its doors Friday after a 9 billion-pound ($10 billion) redevelopment that turned the south London site into a new attraction complete with shops, bars and hundreds of apartments. ...

Today in History: October 8, Don Larsen's perfect game

Oct. 08, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 8, the 281st day of 2022. There are 84 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 8, 1871, the Great Chicago Fire erupted; fires also broke out in Peshtigo, Wisconsin, and in several...

Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II is huge security challenge

Sep. 18, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The funeral of the only monarch most Britons have known involves the biggest security operation London has ever seen. Mayor Sadiq Khan says Monday’s state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II is an “unprecedented" security challenge, with hundreds of thousands of people...

Royal fans give London tourism a bump amid UK economic woes

Sep. 17, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Royal fans have poured into the heart of London to experience the flag-lined roads, pomp-filled processions and, above all, brave a mileslong line for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to bid adieu to Queen Elizabeth II, who died after an unprecedented seven decades on the throne. And...

King stands vigil; Wait to see queen's coffin hits 24 hours

Sep. 16, 2022 15:45 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A surging tide of people — ranging from London retirees to former England soccer captain David Beckham — have lined up to file past Queen Elizabeth II's coffin as it lies in state at Parliament, so many that authorities had to call a temporary halt Friday to more people joining...

2 police hurt in London stabbing, unrelated to queen events

Sep. 16, 2022 06:35 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Two London police officers were hospitalized after being stabbed in the city's busy West End on Friday, the Metropolitan Police force said. The attack is not being treated as terrorism. The force said officers patrolling near Leicester Square encountered a man with a...