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Man tells of using narwhal tusk to disrupt UK terror attack

Man tells of using narwhal tusk to disrupt UK terror attack

A man who used a narwhal tusk to tackle a knife-wielding attacker in London last month described on Saturday his ‘deep hurt’ at not being able to save the two people killed.

Johnson vows to get Brexit done after big election win

Johnson vows to get Brexit done after big election win

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed Friday to "get Brexit done" after his thumping election victory cleared the way for Britain to leave the EU after years of political paralysis.

First glimpse of latest Bond film goes online

First glimpse of latest Bond film goes online

Car chases, machine gun fire and love interest: fans of James Bond on Wednesday got their first taste of the upcoming film featuring the fictional British superspy, ‘No Time To Die’.

Dad of London Bridge victim says son was 'beautiful spirit'

Dad of London Bridge victim says son was 'beautiful spirit'

The first victim of the London Bridge terror attack to be named has been praised by his father as ‘a beautiful spirit’.

First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for burial

First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for burial

The first remains of the 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain last month arrived in Vietnam early Wednesday, capping a weeks-long wait by families eager to bury their loved ones.

Britain is a dangerous mess, former PM Blair says

Britain is a dangerous mess, former PM Blair says

Former prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday that Britain was in a dangerous mess and that neither his own Labour Party nor Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives deserved to win a Dec. 12 election.

16 found sealed in trailer on ferry bound for Ireland

16 found sealed in trailer on ferry bound for Ireland

Sixteen people have been found sealed inside a trailer on a ferry bound for the Irish port of Rosslare, shipping operator Stena Line said on Thursday.

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him

A former employee of Britain’s Hong Kong consulate said Chinese secret police beat him, deprived him of sleep and chained him as they pressed him for information about activists

Sweden to give 'new information' on Assange rape probe

Sweden to give 'new information' on Assange rape probe

The Swedish Prosecution Authority said Monday it will provide an update with ‘new information’ this week on a probe into a 2010 rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

UK govt and military covered up war crimes: report

UK govt and military covered up war crimes: report

The UK government and military covered up credible evidence of war crimes by British soldiers against civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to an investigation by the BBC and the Sunday Times.

Vietnam arrests eight over UK truck deaths

Vietnam arrests eight over UK truck deaths

Vietnam has arrested eight more people in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in a truck in Britain who are believed to be Vietnamese, police said Monday.

EU's Barnier says risk of no-deal Brexit still exists, trade talks will be "difficult"

EU's Barnier says risk of no-deal Brexit still exists, trade talks will be "difficult"

The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday the risk of Britain's chaotic departure from the bloc without a divorce agreement still existed