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  • Gay couples in Britain waited decades for the right to get married. When the opportunity came, it took just a few minutes to make history.
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  • Families of some of the 270 people who died in an airliner bombing 25 years ago gathered for memorial services Saturday in the United States and Britain.
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  • At least eight people died and more than a dozen remained hospitalized with serious injuries after a helicopter crash in Scotland.
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  • Prince Charles is readying the paperwork to claim his pension when he turns 65 on Thursday, but he still hasn't started the job he was born to do.
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  • A British man has been arrested and charged with hacking into computer systems of the U.S. Army, NASA and other federal agencies.
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  • You might forgive Britain's royal protection unit for being a little jittery.
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  • British police say they have launched a full investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, and want to trace 38 "persons of interest" in the case.
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  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was hospitalized Sunday over an apparent stomach infection that has ailed her for days, a rare instance of ill health sidelining the long-reigning monarch. Elizabeth will have to cancel a visit to Rome and other engagements as she recovers, and outside experts said she may have to be rehydrated intravenously.
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  • The Australian DJs were in tears Monday as they described how their joke ended up going too far.
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  • British police have contacted Australian authorities about a possible investigation into a radio station's Kate hoax call.
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  • New details emerged of the nurse who fell victim to a prank phone call seeking information about the Duchess of Cambridge.
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  • New details emerged of the nurse who fell victim to a prank phone call seeking information about the Duchess of Cambridge.
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  • The Duchess of Cambridge left a London hospital Thursday after being treated for acute morning sickness related to her pregnancy.
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  • Britains Prince William stand next to his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge as she leaves the King Edward VII hospital in central London, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their first child, and the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital suffering from a severe form of morning sickness in the early stages of her pregnancy.
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  • The British hospital treating the former Kate Middleton admitted Wednesday it was victimized by a crank call.
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  • Prince William is visiting his pregnant wife Kate in a London hospital, where she is spending a second day being treated for acute morning sickness.
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  • Those key details and others about the upcoming nuptials of
Prince William and Kate Middleton emerged Wednesday in advance of
their April 29 wedding at Westminster Abbey.
  • An heir to the British throne is on the way - and Americans may be as enthralled as the Brits.
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  • Those key details and others about the upcoming nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton emerged Wednesday in advance of their April 29 wedding at Westminster Abbey.
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  • Those key details and others about the upcoming nuptials of
Prince William and Kate Middleton emerged Wednesday in advance of
their April 29 wedding at Westminster Abbey.
  • Get the nursery ready: Britain's royal family announced Monday that Prince William and his wife are expecting their first child.
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  • Those key details and others about the upcoming nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton emerged Wednesday in advance of their April 29 wedding at Westminster Abbey.
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  • Those key details and others about the upcoming nuptials of
Prince William and Kate Middleton emerged Wednesday in advance of
their April 29 wedding at Westminster Abbey.
  • View photographs from the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London.
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  • Lottery tickets
  • The Britain-based company that runs the national lottery in the United Kingdom is pledging to produce more than $34 billion in profits over 20 years.
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  • The U.S. and Britain on Sunday warned about the risks of Israel expanding its air assault on the Gaza Strip into a ground war, while vigorously defending the Jewish state's right to protect itself against rocket attacks.
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  • An ailing extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects arrived in the United States early Saturday under tight security to face trial.
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  • Dorothy's ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" are leaving Washington on their first international journey to London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
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  • Britain greeted the world Friday with an extravagant celebration to kick off the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
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  • Mitt Romney attends the Olympic Games in London
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  • Michelle Obama at US Olympic team breakfast
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  • London Olympic organizers mistakenly displayed the South Korean flag on a jumbo screen instead of North Korea's before a women's soccer match Wednesday, prompting the North Koreans to refuse to take the field for nearly an hour.
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  • News of the World newsroom
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  • News of the World newsroom
  • Britain's phone hacking scandal entered a new and expanded criminal phase Tuesday.
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  • Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife got home from lunch with friends at a pub in the English countryside to discover they forgot something: 8-year-old daughter Nancy.
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  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
  • Britain's Supreme Court has endorsed the extradition of WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange to Sweden, bringing the secret-spilling Internet activist a big step closer to prosecution in a Scandinavian court.
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  • News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch said Thursday that he panicked when he closed the News of the World tabloid last year, one of a series of revealing exchanges made at an inquiry into British media ethics.
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  • Missing girl Madeleine McCann may be alive, U.K. police said Wednesday as they announced new efforts to solve the case.
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  • This undated image released by the Metropolitan Police shows composite photos of four year old missing child Madeleine McCann and an age progression computer generated image of her at 9 years old. Londons Metropolitan Police said Wednesday April 25, 2012, they will release a new image of the girl, who went missing on a family vacation in the Algarve coast in Portugal in May 2007. Police say they still have regular contact with her parents and continue to investigate.
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  • Bee Gees star Robin Gibb has advanced colorectal cancer and remains in intensive care after waking from a coma, his doctor said Sunday.
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  • The Royal Navy has fired a 21-gun salute to mark Queen Elizabeth II's 86th birthday.
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  • A Virgin Atlantic Airways plane flying from Britain to Florida returned to Gatwick Airport for an emergency landing Monday, forcing more than 300 people to evacuate the plane using slides. Fifteen people were taken to the hospital with injuries, ambulance officials said.
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  • Nearly 100 years after the Titanic went down, a cruise with the same number of passengers aboard is setting sail Sunday to retrace the ship's voyage, including a visit to the location where it sank.
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  • Police are investigating reports of a break-in at a Parliament office of Britain's main opposition leader, Scotland Yard and news reports said Saturday.
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  • Estelle said she left the United Kingdom to pursue her career in America because performing R&B music back home was too tough.
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  • Prince William joined a rescue mission Sunday after a cargo ship sank in the Irish Sea, leaving several crew members still missing.
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  • The celebrities whose personal lives are splashed across British tabloids have a rare chance to confront their tormentors.
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  • A huge crash involving 34 vehicles on a highway in England killed at least seven people and injured 51.
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  • A British newspaper reports that Rupert Murdoch paid former News International chief Rebekah Brooks $2.7 million.
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  • A legal adviser to Rupert Murdoch's newspapers warned the company three years ago there was overwhelming evidence that several senior journalists at the News of the World tabloid were using illegal methods, according to documents released Tuesday.
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  • "Ugly Betty" star America Ferrera says she's "very excited" about her upcoming West End debut as the showgirl Roxie in "Chicago."
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  • Chart-toppers and three generations of Michael Jackson's family celebrated the King of Pop at a tribute concert Saturday.
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  • Britain said Thursday it will offer compensation payments to the families of people killed and wounded on Bloody Sunday, a nearly 40-year-old massacre by British paratroopers in Northern Ireland that fueled Irish Catholic support for the IRA.
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