LONDON | The Latest: UK leader congratulates royals on birth of son

LONDON | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The Latest on the royal baby birth (all times local): 1:50 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has offered “warmest congratulations” to Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their new son. May says that “I wish them great happiness for the future.” The couple’s Kensington … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: UK leader congratulates royals on birth of son

LONDON | Royal baby: It’s a boy for Kate on England’s national day

LONDON| April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) For Kate, the wait is over. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a healthy baby boy — a third child for Kate and Prince William and fifth in line to the British throne. The couple’s Kensington Palace office announced news of the birth about five hours after the … Continue reading LONDON | Royal baby: It’s a boy for Kate on England’s national day

LONDON | The Latest: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to boy

LONDON| April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on the royal baby birth (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child, a boy weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces (3.8 kilograms). The palace says the child was born at 11:01 a.m. (1001 GMT), a few hours … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to boy

LONDON | Global stocks looking for direction in flat start to week

LONDON  | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Global stock markets traded in narrow ranges Monday as investors awaited fresh drivers following a volatile couple of months that has seen many shares take a pounding on a series of concerns, including fears of a trade war between the U.S. and China, and then recover amid a rebound in … Continue reading LONDON | Global stocks looking for direction in flat start to week

LONDON | 29-year-old chef dies after collapsing at London Marathon

LONDON  | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)London Marathon organizers say a 29-year-old man died after collapsing near the end of Sunday’s race in the hottest conditions ever seen for the event. Matt Campbell, a chef from northwest England who was a contestant on a reality TV cooking show last year, collapsed after 22.5 miles (36.2 kilometers). … Continue reading LONDON | 29-year-old chef dies after collapsing at London Marathon

ROME | Italy to turn to 5-Stars to lead talks to end impasse

ROME | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Italy’s president is launching another round of consultations to try to overcome the impasse from inconclusive March 4 elections, and he’s expected to turn to the populist 5-Star Movement to head up talks. President Sergio Mattarella summoned the 5-Star president of the lower chamber of deputies, Roberto Fico, to the … Continue reading ROME | Italy to turn to 5-Stars to lead talks to end impasse

WASHINGTON | AP-NORC Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises

WASHINGTON| April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don’t make enough money, and half say they’d support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise. The findings of the new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research come amid recent teacher strikes and other protests over low pay, tough classroom conditions and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP-NORC Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises

LONDON | Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads

LONDON | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook in Britain on Monday, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name. Martin Lewis, who founded the MoneySavingExpert website, says his name has appeared on more than 50 advertisements in the last year, … Continue reading LONDON | Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads