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London (England)

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  • DreamWorks Animation to bring Shrek show to London

    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...
  • Killers of British soldier in London sentenced, one to life in prison

    Killers of British soldier in London sentenced, one to life in prison
    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. A judge...
  • In Theory: Is 'radicalization' child abuse?

    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...
  • Two strong years at the helm

    Two strong years at the helm
    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...
  • London thieves wreck priceless urn in attempt to steal Freud's ashes

    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. The...
  • Britain agrees to destroy part of Syria's chemical stockpile

    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...
  • London-Bound Flight Cancelled After LAX Bomb Threat

    London-Bound Flight Cancelled After LAX Bomb Threat
    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...
  • Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist

    Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist
    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...
  • Taliban: Terror Attacks Imminent In United States; British Muslims Largely Fund Jihad

    Taliban: Terror Attacks Imminent In United States; British Muslims Largely Fund Jihad
    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...
  • Tour Washington state's historic Fort Vancouver by lantern light

    Tour Washington state's historic Fort Vancouver by lantern light
    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,...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Where to find great grub for less

    The Frugal Traveler: Where to find great grub for less
    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...
  • Astronomer for the Vatican says U.K. a star

    Astronomer for the Vatican says U.K. a star
    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...