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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 29, 2014

London's iconic Gherkin building put up for sale after being put into receivership

One of London's most recognizable office buildings has been put up for sale...
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Jul 30, 2014

London's Poshest Picnic Hampers (One Even Comes With A Butler)

We’ve rounded up some of the poshest London picnics available so you can have a truly memorable moveable feast...
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Jul 30, 2014

Britain Upholds Ban of Defunct Hedge Fund’s Former Chief

Regulators accused Alberto Micalizzi, formerly the chief executive of a defunct London hedge fund, of lying to investors to conceal huge losses during the financial crisis in 2008... #London #Great Britain #United Kingdom