Lauren Frayer

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Claims about BBC host accused of paying a teen for sexually explicit photos disputed

Monday, July 10, 2023

The alleged victim's mother says for three years, a BBC star funded her teen's drug habit in exchange for explicit photos. It's the latest scandal to rock Britain's beleaguered public broadcaster.

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This WWII battle wasn't against Nazis. It was between Black and white GIs in England

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

It's the 80th anniversary of a little-known battle — by Black U.S. soldiers against segregation in the military. They were convicted of mutiny. Villagers in England want them exonerated.

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After China stop, Blinken turns his attention to the war in Ukraine

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Fresh from China and a meeting with President Xi Jinping, Secretary of State Antony Blinken turns his focus to a conference in London centered on recovery and rebuilding in Ukraine.

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Inquiry finds Boris Johnson deliberately misled Parliament over 'partygate'

Thursday, June 15, 2023

A U.K. parliamentary committee says the former PM's lies over COVID rule breaches were "unprecedented," and recommends he be denied a pass to ever enter the parliament building again.

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The city of Manchester celebrates Manchester City soccer for treble win

Monday, June 12, 2023

Manchester, England, is hosting a victory parade Monday night for Manchester City. The soccer stars won a so-called "treble" this year — the Champion's League, Premier League and FA Cup.

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In his 1st White House visit, Rishi Sunak talks Ukraine, AI — and how to say his name

Thursday, June 08, 2023

After Boris Johnson, Brexit and political turmoil, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak wants to convey stability in his first trip to the White House. On the agenda: Ukraine, NATO and AI.

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In his 1st White House visit, Rishi Sunak talks Ukraine, AI — and how to say his name

Thursday, June 08, 2023

President Joe Biden and U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak are due to meet Thursday at the White House, where they'll likely focus on the war in Ukraine and NATO.

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Prince Harry to be 1st royal ever to testify in a phone-hacking tabloid trial

Monday, June 05, 2023

Prince Harry is doing something British royals have rarely done before: He's going to court. The Duke of Sussex is set to testify this week in a phone-hacking trial against British tabloids.

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Prince Harry is set to testify in a phone hacking trial involving British tabloids

Monday, June 05, 2023

He is scheduled to appear in a London court — one of several plaintiffs suing British papers for allegedly hacking their phones. It's a practice the British tabloids have been notorious for.

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The coronation of King Charles III

Saturday, May 06, 2023

King Charles III was crowned today — in a display of pomp and pageantry in London.

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King Charles III is formally crowned monarch of the United Kingdom

Saturday, May 06, 2023

King Charles III is being formally crowned the monarch of the United Kingdom during an elaborate ceremony in London Saturday, the first British coronation since 1953.

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How King Charles III's coronation will be different than those that came before

Friday, May 05, 2023

Saturday is King Charles III's coronation. The ceremony in London will be full of pomp and pageantry. But there will also be some big changes to this more than 1,000-year-old ritual.

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10 sights you'll see at King Charles' coronation — and 2 you won't

Friday, May 05, 2023

This weekend's British coronation will be about pomp, history and attempts to reflect diversity.

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Millions of people will gather to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III

Friday, May 05, 2023

Pomp and pageantry? Check. Flag-waving tourists? You bet. A modern monarchy appealing to young diverse Britons? Maybe. In Charles' coronation, the royals will try to balance tradition and reality.

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Why the Koh-i-noor diamond won't make an appearance at King Charles III's coronation

Thursday, May 04, 2023

The royal family has decided to leave the 105-carat gem out of this weekend's coronation ceremony. The Koh-i-noor has become a focus of anti-colonial anger. India wants it back.

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Queen Consort Camilla won't be wearing the Kohinoor diamond at Charles' coronation

Monday, May 01, 2023

Mined in India, the Kohinoor diamond passed through Persian and Afghan hands before being "gifted" to Queen Victoria. It's a symbol of imperial plunder that you won't see at Charles' coronation.

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BBC chair quits over links to loans for Boris Johnson — the man who appointed him

Friday, April 28, 2023

A top Conservative Party donor, Richard Sharp was found to have breached rules by failing to disclose a $1 million loan he helped arrange for then-Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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Prince William got a 'very large sum' in a Murdoch settlement in 2020

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Prince William received a large payout in 2020 from Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm in an alleged phone hacking case, according to court documents made public Tuesday.

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Facing floods: What the world can learn from Bangladesh's climate solutions

Sunday, March 26, 2023

The world's worst cyclones hit Bangladesh. Floods are devastating. Yet death tolls are falling. The country's climate disaster strategies offer lessons for all coastal communities.

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India's main opposition leader has been disqualified from parliament

Saturday, March 25, 2023

The head of India's main opposition party has been disqualified from parliament after a court convicted him of defaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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