UK official says 2 British IS suspects shouldn’t return home

LONDON   /February 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Britain’s defense secretary says two captured Islamic State group extremists who grew up in England should never be allowed to return to the country. Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson told the Sun newspaper on Saturday: “I don’t think they should ever set foot in this country again.” Williamson’s remark comes … Continue reading UK official says 2 British IS suspects shouldn’t return home

British Airways pilot, allegedly drunk, taken off plane

LONDON/January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A British Airways pilot has been removed from the cockpit of a flight amid fears he was drunk. The Sun newspaper reported Saturday that police “rushed on the plane and headed straight for the cockpit. The first officer was cuffed and led away.” The newspaper says worried airline workers alerted police before … Continue reading British Airways pilot, allegedly drunk, taken off plane

Girl power: Spice Girls confirm plans to work together again

LONDON/February 03, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— The Spice Girls have confirmed plans to work together for the first time in six years, though details of the projects remain undisclosed. Photos released Friday showed a meeting of Victoria “Posh Spice” Beckham, Melanie “Sporty Spice” Chisholm, Emma “Baby Spice” Bunton, Melanie “Scary Spice” Brown and Geri “Ginger Spice” Horner. Publicist Jo … Continue reading Girl power: Spice Girls confirm plans to work together again

MELBOURNE, Australia | Newspaper reprints controversial cartoon of Serena Williams

MELBOURNE, Australia — A cartoon of Serena Williams that has been widely condemned as a racist depiction of the tennis great has been partially reprinted on the front page of the Melbourne-based newspaper that initially published it. The Herald Sun newspaper printed an edited portion of the cartoon — featuring 23-time Grand Slam winner Williams … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Newspaper reprints controversial cartoon of Serena Williams

LONDON | Demonstrators plan to mock trump with giant balloon

LONDON — Demonstrators plan to mock U.S. President Donald Trump with a giant balloon depicting him as a screaming orange baby as tens of thousands march through the streets of London to protest the American leader’s visit to the U.K. The diaper-clad infant, with a quiff of hair and a mobile phone for tweeting, is … Continue reading LONDON | Demonstrators plan to mock trump with giant balloon

LONDON | Will he or won’t he? Presence of Markle’s father in doubt

LONDON (AP) — Thomas Markle spent a career in Hollywood, but nothing prepared him for this. The father of royal bride-to-be Meghan Markle has been quoted as saying he will not attend his daughter’s wedding to Prince Harry this week after suffering a reported heart attack amid the intense media interest around the nuptials. The … Continue reading LONDON | Will he or won’t he? Presence of Markle’s father in doubt

LONDON | Singer Elton John and partner win libel judgment

LONDON — Singer Elton John and partner David Furnish have accepted an apology and undisclosed libel damages over a newspaper report that their dog severely injured a child while on a play day. The pair brought the case against News Group Newspapers, which owns The Sun and Sun on Sunday, over a story in February … Continue reading LONDON | Singer Elton John and partner win libel judgment

ANNAPOLIS, Md | Shootings reported at newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Multiple people have been shot at The Capital newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. The Baltimore Sun, which owns the Annapolis newspaper, says a reporter told them of the shooting Thursday afternoon. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says it is responding to reports of the shooting. Marc Limansky is a … Continue reading ANNAPOLIS, Md | Shootings reported at newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland