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London Mayor Seeks Answers Over Taser Use on Rapper’s Father

LONDON — London’s mayor has called for an urgent investigation after rapper Wretch 32 released a video of his father being tasered in his home by a British police officer. The 36-second clip posted late Tuesday on Twitter shows police entering a house. An o...
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BP to Cut 10,000 Jobs Worldwide Amid Virus Pandemic

LONDON — Oil and gas company BP announced Monday that it will slash its global workforce by 10,000 jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic slams the energy industry. “We are spending much, much more than we make – I a...
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Thousands in London Decry Racial Injustice, Police Violence

LONDON — Thousands of people demonstrated in London on Wednesday against police violence and racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which has set off days of unrest in the United States. Chanting “Black lives matter,” thousan...
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Brexit Finally Arrives Friday: A Momentous yet Quiet Moment

BRUSSELS — Friday will mark a truly historic moment, but almost nothing will happen. A few Union Jack flags will be lowered from European Union buildings in Brussels, more will be waved in jubilation by Brexiteers in London at the moment of Britain's depart...
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Palace: Prince Philip in Hospital as ‘Precautionary Measure’

LONDON — Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was admitted to a London hospital Friday “as a precautionary measure,” Buckingham Palace said. The palace said the 98-year-old Philip was admitted to the King Edward VII hospital for observation and...