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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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Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, center, her daughter Maya Jacobs Lasker-Wallfisch, left, and her grandson Simon Wallfisch, right.
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January 29, 2019 - 10:44 am
By Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Simon Wallfisch grew up in London as the grandson of an Auschwitz survivor, who had sworn to never return to the country that murdered her parents and 6 million other Jews. But more than 70 years after the Holocaust, Brexit has prompted...
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A passenger checks an arrivals board at Gatwick Airport in England, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018.
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December 23, 2018 - 9:47 am
LONDON (AP) — British police on Sunday freed two people who been arrested in connection with the drone incursions at London's Gatwick Airport, saying they were no longer suspects. The move left the public with no answers about who had disrupted the holiday travel plans of tens of thousands of...
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An EasyJet plane on its final approach before landing at Gatwick airport near London, Friday Dec. 21, 2018.
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December 21, 2018 - 10:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — 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 of thousands of passengers. Sussex police did not release the age or gender of the two...
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Passengers wait at Gatwick Airport in England, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018.
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December 21, 2018 - 12:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — In a new nightmare for British holiday travel, flights were suspended again at London's Gatwick Airport late Friday afternoon after an unconfirmed report that another drone had been sighted, a spokeswoman said. The shutdown came shortly after reports that a new drone had been spotted...
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File photo dated 25/2/2017 of a drone and an aircraft.
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December 20, 2018 - 6:24 am
By Sheena McKenzie and Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN (CNN) -- The United Kingdom's second-biggest airport has been closed for over 12 hours after drones were seen over the airfield in what police described as a "deliberate act." Flights were diverted or grounded at London's Gatwick Airport after two...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington.
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November 27, 2018 - 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A British newspaper alleges that Paul Manafort secretly met WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London within days or weeks of being brought aboard Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Lawyers for Assange and Manafort denounced the report as false. If...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 file photo, Nicolas Roeg arrives for the Film Critics Circle Awards at a central London venue.
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November 24, 2018 - 9:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — Nicolas Roeg, a director of provocative and otherworldly films who gave Mick Jagger and David Bowie enduring screen roles, has died. He was 90. The British director of "Don't Look Now" and many other films died Friday night, his son, Nicolas Roeg Jr., told Britain's Press Association...
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People coming from Spain cross the airport of Gibraltar to take part at the National Day celebrations at the British territory of Gibraltar.
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November 23, 2018 - 9:46 am
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — European Union diplomats were meeting Friday to finalize the draft divorce agreement between Britain and the bloc, amid a warning from Spain that it will oppose the deal if it isn't guaranteed a say over the future of Gibraltar. Leaders of EU nations...
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