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US actress Pamela Anderson leaves Belmarsh Prison in south-east London, after visiting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Tuesday May 7, 2019.
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May 07, 2019 - 8:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson says Julian Assange "does not deserve to be in a supermax prison" after visiting the WikiLeaks founder behind bars. Assange is in London's Belmarsh Prison serving a 50-week sentence for jumping bail in 2012. He is also being held on an...
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In this May 19, 2017 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures to supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been in self imposed exile since 2012.
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May 01, 2019 - 11:12 am
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Judge Deborah Taylor appeared unimpressed by Assange's written apology...
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Julian Assange
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April 11, 2019 - 6:27 am
UPDATED: 5 p.m. ___ LONDON (AP) — British police on Thursday hauled a bearded and shouting Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy where he was holed up for nearly seven years, and the U.S. charged the WikiLeaks founder with conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to get...
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Demonstrators hold a banner during a Peoples Vote anti-Brexit march in London, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The march, organized by the People's Vote campaign is calling for a final vote on any proposed Brexit deal.
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March 23, 2019 - 9:17 am
By Gregory Katz LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is easing away from plans to hold a third vote on her troubled Brexit withdrawal plan as protesters gathered in central London on Saturday to demand a second referendum. The "People's Vote March" is expected to be one of the largest...
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Theresa May
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March 12, 2019 - 4:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament delivered a crushing defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union divorce deal Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos just 17 days before the U.K. is due to leave the bloc. Lawmakers rejected the deal 391-242, ignoring May's entreaties to back...
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The scene as police secure the area outside the University of Glasgow, Scotland, after a suspicious package was found the university, Wednesday March 6, 2019.
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March 06, 2019 - 10:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Buildings at the University of Glasgow were evacuated Wednesday as police examined a suspicious package found in the mailroom, a day after three London transport hubs received letter bombs. Police Scotland said officers examined packages discovered just before 11 a.m. (1100 GMT) at...
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Timothy Ray Brown poses for a photograph, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Seattle.
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March 04, 2019 - 8:53 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported. The therapy had an early success with Timothy Ray Brown, a U.S. man treated in Germany who is 12 years post-transplant and still free...
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Keith Flint, singer of the British band Prodigy, performs on stage, at the Gurten open air Festival in Bern, Switzerland, in 2005.
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March 04, 2019 - 9:19 am
LONDON (AP) — Keith Flint, lead singer of dance-electronic band The Prodigy, has been found dead at his home near London. He was 49. Flint was the stage persona of the band, whose hits "Firestarter" and "Breathe" fused techno, breakbeat and acid house music. The band sold 30 million records, taking...
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Burberry noose hoodie
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February 19, 2019 - 12:37 pm
By Rob Picheta (CNN) — Fashion brand Burberry has apologized for showcasing a hoodie that featured a noose around the neck during its show at London Fashion Week. The retailer said it has removed the item from its collection, after criticism from one of its own models led to an online backlash. "We...
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This undated photo issued by the Metropolitan Police shows Shamima Begum.
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February 17, 2019 - 12:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — The family of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group and now wants to return to the U.K. said Sunday she has given birth to a baby boy. The family's lawyer said 19-year-old Shamima Begum and the baby are in good health. In a recent interview with The Times...
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