Southern England

LONDON | Most kids hurt on giant UK inflatable slide are discharged

LONDON — British police say seven of the eight children hurt when they fell from an inflatable slide at a fair in southern England have been discharged from the hospital. Surrey Police said Sunday that the eighth child was kept in overnight for observation “but his injuries are not thought to be significant.” The Health … Continue reading LONDON | Most kids hurt on giant UK inflatable slide are discharged

LONDON | Ferry collides with yachts, runs aground near Isle of Wight

LONDON  — A ferry collided with several yachts and ran aground while trying to berth at a harbor on the Isle of Wight off southern England on Sunday, officials and the ferry company said. The accident took place early Sunday when the ferry was sailing from Southampton to East Cowes and was trying to berth … Continue reading LONDON | Ferry collides with yachts, runs aground near Isle of Wight

UK air force Red Arrows jet crashes at Wales air base

LONDON /March 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A jet belonging to the British military’s Red Arrows aerobatic team crashed Tuesday at an air base in Wales, the air force and emergency services said. There was no immediate word on casualties. The Royal Air Force confirmed there had been an incident involving a Hawk jet, the type … Continue reading UK air force Red Arrows jet crashes at Wales air base

The Latest: UK: Russia must ‘come clean’ on chemical weapons

LONDON/March 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Britain’s representative to the global chemical weapons watchdog says Russia has “failed for many years to declare chemical weapons development programs which date from the 1970s” and London has demanded that Moscow now “come … Continue reading The Latest: UK: Russia must ‘come clean’ on chemical weapons

Kremlin ‘ready to cooperate’ over former spy’s illness in UK

MOSCOW /March 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Kremlin said Tuesday that Russia has not been approached by British authorities to help in an investigation over how and why a former Russian spy was found critically ill in a shopping mall in a town in southern England. British media have identified him as Sergei Skripal, 66, who … Continue reading Kremlin ‘ready to cooperate’ over former spy’s illness in UK