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Body found in London garden fell from Heathrow-bound plane

A stowaway fell from the undercarriage of a jet as it approached Heathrow Airport after a 9-hour flight from Nairobi, landing in a south London garden, police and airline officials …


UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 5:18 p.m.

Ye Olde Slugfest: Yanks top Red Sox 17-13 in MLB Euro debut

Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking homer in the third inning, Aaron Judge went deep to cap a six-run fourth and the Yankees beat the Red Sox 17-13 in the first …


‘American positivity’: Baseball popular with British fans

America’s national pastime is making a good impression on British fans. That may have been helped by a warm, picture-perfect day in often overcast London – baseball weather at its …


UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 12:30 p.m.

High cheese comes to land of high tea: Yanks vs Red Sox

High cheese is coming to the land of high tea. The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are playing two games in London. And when Boston’s Rick Porcello throws …


Trump baby blimp flies in London as protests greet president

Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London’s government district while the U.S. leader met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby.


Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor

Mixing pageantry and political pugilism, President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Britain on Monday by drawing a smile from Queen Elizabeth II and stepping up a long-running feud …


Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London

The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf …


UPDATED: Sun., May 12, 2019, 10:09 p.m.

Lucha libre wrestler Silver King dies during London match

A well-known Mexican wrestler who co-starred in the movie “Nacho Libre” died in London after he collapsed during a match. Cesar Cuauhtemoc Gonzalez Barron, known as Silver King in the …


Climate mural emerges after London protests: is it Banksy?

Officials in London are trying to determine if a stenciled mural that appeared at a base camp for climate protests was created by the street artist Banksy.


London climate-change protesters to disrupt Heathrow Airport

Environmental protesters who have blocked London roads and bridges for more than three days said Thursday they plan to take their civil disobedience campaign to Heathrow, Europe’s busiest airport, at …


UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 12:33 p.m.

UK climate protesters block roads, glue themselves to train

Climate change protesters glued themselves to a train and blocked major London intersections Wednesday, on the third day of a civil disobedience campaign.


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 5:55 p.m.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested at Ecuadorian Embassy in London on British, U.S. charges

A bearded and shouting Julian Assange was pulled from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and hauled into court Thursday, the start of an extradition battle for the WikiLeaks founder who …


WikiLeaks accuses Ecuador of spying on Assange at embassy

WikiLeaks on Wednesday accused the Ecuadorian government of spying on Julian Assange as tensions mounted between the WikiLeaks founder and his hosts.


Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands Saturday, demanding that Britain’s Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union.


UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 7:52 p.m.

Counterterror police examine 3 explosive devices in London

Three small explosive devices in plastic mailing bags arrived at offices for two London airports and at a train station Tuesday, and Irish police said they were helping British counterterrorism …


UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 5:44 p.m.

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after stem cell transplant

A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second such success.


Where the wild things are: An hour from London

Knepp Castle is a 3,500-acre estate that has been owned by the Burrell family for more than 220 years. They’ve always farmed it, despite the poor clay soil. But in …


London’s Heathrow briefly halts flights due to drone report

London’s Heathrow Airport briefly halted departing flights on Tuesday after a reported drone sighting – a development that came just three weeks after multiple reports of drone sightings caused travel …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 7:14 p.m.

2 arrested for drone use in London Gatwick Airport case

British police say two people were arrested early Saturday morning for suspected “criminal use of drones” in the Gatwick Airport case that has created nightmarish holiday travel delays for tens …


Marchers clog streets of London to demand new Brexit vote

Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain’s impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 8:33 p.m.

Seahawks roll over Raiders behind Russell Wilson’s 3 TDs

Quarterback Russell Wilson threw touchdown passes to Brown, Moore and Tyler Lockett, and the Seahawks rolled to a 27-3 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday at Wembley Stadium.


Right-wing march in London turns violent, 1 arrested

London police have made at least one arrest as a march by a right-wing political group turned violent in the British capital.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 5:56 p.m.

London show explores hidden world of facial recognition

Modern technology means your face is both your identity and a commodity – but as an exhibition going on display in London shows, that technology is far from perfect.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 9:48 p.m.

‘Trump Baby’ was part of massive protests in London; ‘Bikini Khan’ is a more subdued affair

When a balloon depicting President Donald Trump in a diaper took flight over London in July, it was the start of a day of protests in which tens of thousands …


UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 4:42 p.m.

Seahawks game in London against Raiders may be moved to Wembley Stadium

The Seahawks-Raiders game was set to be the first at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.


UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 3:40 p.m.

U.K. demonstrators march against Trump, mock with giant balloon

A giant balloon depicting U.S. President Donald Trump as a screaming orange baby flew over London Friday as tens of thousands marched through the streets to protest the American leader’s …


Uber wins back license in London – but is put on probation

A London court has granted ride-hailing firm Uber a license to keep operating in the capital, accepting the firm’s assertions that its corporate culture had changed and that it should …


Pro-EU protesters march in London, demand new vote on Brexit

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters marched Saturday in London to demand a new referendum on leaving the European Union, as a divided Britain marked the second anniversary of its …


‘Sherlock’ star Cumberbatch praised for tackling muggers

The food-delivery firm Deliveroo thanked Benedict Cumberbatch on Saturday after a newspaper reported that the “Sherlock” star had fought off muggers who were attacking one of its cyclists.


Yankees and Red Sox to play in London in 2019

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will face each other in two regular-season games at the Olympic Stadium in London next year.