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Flight restrictions imposed over William and Kate's house
Flight restrictions imposed over William and Kate's house

Flight restrictions over the country home of Prince William and his wife Kate came into effect, with the authorities citing security considerations.

Flight restrictions imposed over William and Kate's house
Britain's Cameron defeated over welfare cuts for poor
Britain's Cameron defeated over welfare cuts for poor

British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a damaging blow over plans to cut help for low-income working families that drew flak from within his Conservative party.

Britain's Cameron defeated over welfare cuts for poor
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Should I stop eating meat? No need, experts say

The UN's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) warned that processed meats like sausages and ham cause bowel cancer, and red meat "probably" does too.

Should I stop eating meat? No need, experts say
Daniel Craig: is the blond Bond getting bored?
Daniel Craig: is the blond Bond getting bored?

Daniel Craig makes his fourth appearance as James Bond in "Spectre", which premieres, but his time as 007 may be nearing an end if his recent jaded comments are anything to go by.

Daniel Craig: is the blond Bond getting bored?
Elton John reunites with band for new album
Elton John reunites with band for new album

Elton John announced his first album in nearly three years, on which the pop legend reunites with longtime backup artists.

Elton John reunites with band for new album
China's Xi promises no 'hard landing' for economy
China's Xi promises no 'hard landing' for economy

Chinese President Xi Jinping promised "no hard landing" for the world's second largest economy despite its slowdown, during a state visit to Britain focused bolstering business and trade ties.

China's Xi promises no 'hard landing' for economy
Pomp and protests as China's Xi meets Queen Elizabeth II
Pomp and protests as China's Xi meets Queen Elizabeth II

Chinese President Xi Jinping enjoyed a glittering state banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in a visit to Britain focused on business deals and stronger trade ties.

Pomp and protests as China's Xi meets Queen Elizabeth II
China's Xi Jinping arrives in Britain for state visit
China's Xi Jinping arrives in Britain for state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Britain for a four-day state visit as the government of Prime Minister David Cameron seeks stronger trade ties with the world's second-largest economy.

China's Xi Jinping arrives in Britain for state visit
Britain to unveil new counter-extremism measures
Britain to unveil new counter-extremism measures

British Prime Minister David Cameron will launch a new strategy aimed at countering jihadist ideology and stopping young Britons travelling to Syria.

Britain to unveil new counter-extremism measures
Steve Jobs bio wraps London Film Festival
Steve Jobs bio wraps London Film Festival

The 59th edition of the London Film Festival concluded with the European premiere of the Danny Boyle-directed biopic "Steve Jobs", starring Michael Fassbender as the iconic co-founder of Apple.

Steve Jobs bio wraps London Film Festival
Britain's Cameron to unveil EU demands in November
Britain's Cameron to unveil EU demands in November

British Prime Minister David Cameron said he would unveil his long-awaited EU renegotiation demands early next month, amid growing impatience from his European partners.

Britain's Cameron to unveil EU demands in November
Spielberg flick brings Soviet spy story to life
Spielberg flick brings Soviet spy story to life

The true story of the unassuming Brooklyn insurance lawyer who secured the release of a captured American pilot from the Soviet Union marks Steven Spielberg's latest bid for Oscar glory.

Spielberg flick brings Soviet spy story to life
Coco Chanel would have hated my work says Lagerfeld
Coco Chanel would have hated my work says Lagerfeld

Chanel's artistic director Karl Lagerfeld reckons founder Coco Chanel would have hated his work as an exhibition dedicated to the luxury fashion brand opened in London.

Coco Chanel would have hated my work says Lagerfeld
Couples get silent treatment in London's new dating game
Couples get silent treatment in London's new dating game

Candles and languid electro-jazz set the scene for a romantic rendezvous at a north London bar, but the couple sitting face-to-face can use only their eyes to beguile.

Couples get silent treatment in London's new dating game
P. J. Harvey releases first poetry collection
P. J. Harvey releases first poetry collection

British singer P. J. Harvey released her first book of poetry on her 46th birthday -- based on journeys to Afghanistan, Kosovo and the United States.

P. J. Harvey releases first poetry collection
Lennon fans mark 75th birthday with Central Park sing-in
Lennon fans mark 75th birthday with Central Park sing-in

John Lennon fans marked what would have been the slain Beatle's 75th birthday with a sing-in of his greatest tunes in New York's Central Park.

Lennon fans mark 75th birthday with Central Park sing-in
Cameron and Merkel meet with EU on the menu
Cameron and Merkel meet with EU on the menu

British Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to his country residence to discuss Britain's future in the European Union, amongst other topics.

Cameron and Merkel meet with EU on the menu
UN council to vote Friday on EU action against migrant smugglers
UN council to vote Friday on EU action against migrant smugglers

The UN Security Council will vote on Friday on a draft resolution authorizing European military action against migrant smugglers in the high seas off Libya's coast.

UN council to vote Friday on EU action against migrant smugglers
Europe needs to 'crack down' on asylum abuse: Britain
Europe needs to 'crack down' on asylum abuse: Britain

The EU must speed up deportation of economic migrants and "crack down" on abuse of its asylum system, British interior minister Theresa May said as ministers met to discuss Europe's refugee and migrant crisis.

Europe needs to 'crack down' on asylum abuse: Britain
UK's Cameron opens Conservative succession race
UK's Cameron opens Conservative succession race

British Prime Minister David Cameron fired the starting pistol in the race to replace him as leader of the Conservatives, outlining his programme in the time he has left.

UK's Cameron opens Conservative succession race