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U.K. Christian Preachers Convicted of Saying ‘Jesus Only Way to God’ In Sermon Hail ‘Great Victory’ After Winning Appeal

Two street preachers who were fined for a sermon delivered to shoppers have won appeals against their convictions.

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WATCH: Bus Slams Into Englishman, Who Gets Up and Calmly Walks to Pub After Being Thrown Several Yards

Simon Smith was crossing a street in Reading, England, shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday morning and had just stepped onto the pavement when a double-decker bus sped around a corner, careening in his direction.

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UK’s Theresa May Strikes $1.3 Billion Deal for Support From Northern Ireland Party

Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government by agreeing to at least 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province’s biggest Protestant party.

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British Parliament Hit by Cyber Attack: Hackers Shut Down E-mail System

The British parliament was hit by a cyber attack Friday night that left members and staffers unable to access emails as hackers attempted to exploit weak passwords and gain access to accounts.

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Fire Safety Crisis In Great Britain Grows: Hundreds Evacuated In London After Buildings Are Deemed ‘Not Safe for People’

Britain’s fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities revealed that 27 high-rise apartment blocks across the country have cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them “not safe for people to sleep in overnight.”

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600 Other High Rises In England Could Be at Risk of Grenfell Tower-Like Fire

Around 600 high rises across England are using similar cladding to Grenfell Tower, Downing Street estimates.

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Report Finds that Church of England Leaders Colluded With Bishop to Cover Up His Child Sex Abuse for 20 Years

Senior figures in the Church of England colluded for a period of 20 years with a disgraced former bishop who sexually abused boys and men, a damning independent report has found.

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Prince Harry Says No One In the Royal Family Wants to be King or Queen

It is one of the most poignant images of mourning in modern times, and perhaps one of the cruelest: a 12-year-old Prince Harry, head bowed and fists clenched, marching in the funeral procession behind his mother’s coffin. He, along with his older brother, Prince William; his father, Prince Charles; his grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh;…

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UK Moves to Ease Tensions After Van Attack at Mosque

British authorities and Islamic leaders moved swiftly to ease concerns in the Muslim community after a man plowed his vehicle into a crowd of worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday, injuring at least nine people.

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Donald Tusk Hopes Britain Will Have Second Thoughts on Brexit, Other EU Leaders Say the Will of the British People Has to Be Respected

If European Union chief Donald Tusk is still “a dreamer” about Britain having second thoughts on leaving the EU, some other EU leaders at a summit Thursday tried to dash his hopes.

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Van Slams Into Worshipers Leaving Mosque In London, ‘Several’ Injured

Several pedestrians have been injured after being hit by a van near a mosque in London.

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Victims of Grenfell Tower Fire Meet With Prime Minister May to Make ‘Demands’

Victims of the Grenfell Tower fire have met the prime minister in Downing Street to discuss their “demands” amid growing anger in the wake of the blaze.

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