| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The green ogre is moving out of his swamp and coming to London.
DreamWorks Animation said it was teaming up with Merlin Entertainments, based in Poole, Britain, to create a Shrek-themed attraction on London's South Bank.
The show will transport...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON – Two Muslim extremists who butchered a young British soldier on a busy London street in full view of stunned passersby were sentenced Wednesday to long prison terms, including life without parole for the leader of the attack.
| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:43 AM
The mayor of London wrote in a March 2 column in the Daily Telegraph that Muslim children who are at risk of radicalization by their parents are victims of child abuse and should be removed from their homes.
Mayor Boris Johnson says that such a move...
| Jan 9, 2014
One of the highlights of Malcolm Warner's past year was hearing Wayne Thiebaud spout an off-color joke.
Although he can't recall the pun, the wisecrack led to a lasting friendship with the noted painter.
This — the opportunity to build...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Thieves who attempted to steal a priceless Greek urn containing the cremated remains of Sigmund Freud from its resting place in London failed to make off with the ashes but badly damaged the 2,300-year-old receptacle, Scotland Yard said Wednesday.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:16 AM
LONDON – Britain will help eliminate Syria’s chemical stockpile by taking and destroying 165 tons of substances that could be used to make highly toxic nerve agents, British officials said Friday.
The industrial-grade chemicals are to be...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 10:27 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A passenger jet bound for London was cancelled at LAX Saturday night after someone phoned in a bomb threat, airport authorities said.
The threat against United Flight 934 was made from a pay phone about 6 p.m., sources...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:57 PM
Christopher Hitchens, the engaging and enraging British-American author and essayist whose polemical writings on religion, politics, war and other provocations established him as one of his generation's most robust public intellectuals, has died. He was...
| Oct 20, 2010
Taliban insurgents say the bulk of the money it uses to fight off American and British forces in remote parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan come from the United Kingdom.
A report released Thursday by the British-based Sky News Channel revealed Taliban...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:56 AM
VANCOUVER, Wash. — It was a December night, around the mid-1800s from the look of it, in a cozy candlelit parlor. I was eavesdropping on a teatime conversation between James Douglas, Fort Vancouver's bow-tied chief trader, and Narcissa Whitman,...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:31 AM
With food costs playing a large role in vacation budgets, it pays to know where you can get great grub for less. Portugal for example, is currently the cheapest place to eat out in Europe, according to a recent price survey. Specifically, in the Algarve...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Brother Guy Consolmagno, a staff astronomer and the curator of meteorites at the Vatican Observatory, travels about 100,000 miles each year, splitting his time between Tucson, Ariz., and Rome. The planetary scientist also gives 40 to 50 talks annually...