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Britain arrests two in suspected female genital mutilation case

Jul 26, 2014

Britain arrests two in suspected female genital mutilation case

LONDON (Reuters) - British police have arrested two people in London on suspicion of conspiracy to carry out female genital mutilation (FGM) and placed a young girl in the care of social services, a police statement said on Saturday. The arrests followed the arrival at the capital's Heathrow airport on Friday morning from Kampala of a 72-year-old Ugandan man accompanied by an 11-year-old girl, the statement said. #Japan #London #Brazil #Technology #France #Middle East #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Statue of Mahatma Gandhi to be installed in London's Parliament Square

Jul 08, 2014

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi to be installed in London's Parliament Square

Sixty-seven years after he led India to freedom from British rule, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi would be installed in Parliament Square in London by early next year. #World #India #London #NewsTracker #Parliament Square #Statue of Mahatma Gandhi
How to fix a broken market in antibiotics

Jul 07, 2014

How to fix a broken market in antibiotics

LONDON (Reuters) - The drugs don't work - and neither does the market, when it comes to antibiotics. When sophisticated bugs that medicines used to kill within days start to fight back and win, all of healthcare, and the people it keeps alive, is in trouble. Take gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted disease contracted by more than 100 million people a year: it used to be easily treatable but has now developed superbug strains that are drug-resistant and are spreading around the planet. #United States #India #London #Europe #Drugs #Africa #Swiss #german
Wimbledon final as it happened: Djokovic wins title after five-set epic against Federer

Jul 06, 2014

Wimbledon final as it happened: Djokovic wins title after five-set epic against Federer

Since then the pair have turned their attention to coaching with Djokovic and Becker joining forces in December last year and Federer and Edberg following suit. #Sports #Wimbledon #Tennis #London #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #England #Wimbledon 2014 #SW19
Epic reunion: British Airways retrieves Amjad Ali Khan's missing sarod

Jul 01, 2014

Epic reunion: British Airways retrieves Amjad Ali Khan's missing sarod

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's sarod, which he has been strumming for the last 45 years, was restored to the iconic musician by British Airways. #India #London #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Music #British Airways #Sarod #Ustad Amjad Ali Khan #musician #Padma Vibhushan #missing sarod

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Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

May 23, 2013

Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

By repeatedly using the term in news reports, does that make the public's sense of being terrorised worse than the same crime if it was only described as "murder"? #World #ToTheContrary #Terrorism #England #English Defence League #Islamist terror #Woolwich #London beheading #London terror attack
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 03, 2012

Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

What Pistorius achieved by complaining that the IPC needed to clarify the rules about the length of blades for Paralympic athletes, was to make the games even more mainstream. #HowThisWorks #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #London 2012 #Paralympics #Alan Oliveira

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Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Jul 31, 2014

Your Ticket to the Toughest Table in London: Chiltern Firehouse

Once upon a time, a hotelier named André Balazs found a charming Grade II-listed 1889 fire station in Marylebone, a leafy, low-key London neighborhood known for its upscale village feel. Locals were told he would lovingly restore the former firehouse...
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Jul 31, 2014

Fine Dining 100 Feet Suspended Above London

From September 12 to 21, five different chefs from London’s finest Michelin star restaurants will be taking flight and preparing their award-winning fare 100 feet in the air in the sky table kitchen for London in the Sky...
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Jul 28, 2014

Lloyds Bank to Pay Over $380 Million to Resolve Rate Manipulation Inquiries

The British lender is the latest bank to admit wrongdoing by its employees in trying to manipulate the London interbank offered rate, or Libor... #Great Britain #UBS AG #United States #London