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THE SUN News, May 26, 2013

















Q&A: What is known about London attack
SunHerald.com
Police and forensic officers work near the scene of an attack which has left one man confirmed dead and two people wounded near Woolwich barracks in London Wednesday, May, 22, 2013. Scotland Yard said officers responded to ... In footage taken by ...
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Investors edgy ahead of Bernanke testimony
SunHerald.com
LONDON — Financial markets around the world were roiled Thursday after Japanese stocks suffered their biggest slide since the country was hit by a devastating tsunami more than two years ago. Several reasons have been blamed for the 7.3 percent fall ...
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World stocks mixed ahead of Fed statements
SunHerald.com
LONDON — Markets were choppy Tuesday as investors remained cautious in the run-up to a much-anticipated statement from U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke. The Fed is conducting its third round of massive bond purchases known as ...
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Brave woman tried to reason with London attackers
SunHerald.com
Scotland Yard said officers responded to reports of an assault Wednesday afternoon in the Londonneighbourhood of Woolwich. London Ambulance service said one man was found dead at the scene and two other men were taken to the hospital, with one in ...
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Head of embattled G4S security force retires
SunHerald.com
LONDON — The chief executive of security firm G4S is to retire after a tumultuous year that saw the company fail to fulfill its Olympic contract. The company said Tuesday that Nick Buckles will be replaced by Ashley Almanza, a senior executive from ...
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UK arrests 2 men over incident with Pakistan plane
SunHerald.com
LONDON — Britain scrambled fighter jets Friday to intercept a commercial airliner carrying more than 300 people from Pakistan, diverting it to an isolated runway at an airport on the outskirts of London and arresting two British passengers who ...
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Military calls UK attack victim a model soldier
SunHerald.com
The Ministry web site included the statement "It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must announce that the soldier killed in yesterday's incident in Woolwich, South East London, is believed to be Drummer Lee Rigby of 2nd Battalion The ...
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UK to finalize plans for Afghan interpreters
SunHerald.com
LONDON — Britain and Denmark proposed Wednesday to give hundreds of Afghan interpreters who worked alongside their troops the right to settle in the U.K. and Denmark in recognition of the risks they face if they stay in their war-battered homeland.
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Asia markets up after US delivers positive data
SunHerald.com
LONDON — The price of silver was the standout mover in financial markets Monday as it took a hammering for the second trading session in a row, even as stocks remained relatively solid amid hopes over the U.S. economy. By late-afternoon London time ...
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Carl Froch: I owe it all to Lennox Lewis
The Sun
The Lennox Lewis College, tucked away in East London and backed by the former undisputed worldheavyweight champ, was home to a clutch of young boxers like Matt Thirlwall, Lee Meager and Froch. The Nottingham hardman lived above the gym ...
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UK court: Lawmaker's wife's tweet was libelous
SunHerald.com
LONDON — A tweet posted by the wife of Britain's parliamentary speaker about a politician wrongly linked to child sex abuse was libelous, the High Court ruled Friday. A BBC report last year led to widespread Internet chatter that falsely linked ...
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UK zookeeper dies from tiger attack injuries
SunHerald.com
LONDON — A young zookeeper who was mauled by a Sumatran tiger at an animal park has died, British police said Saturday. The woman, 24-year-old Sarah McClay, was in the big cat's enclosure at South Lakes Wild Animal Park in northwest England's ...
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Retired Anglican priest convicted of sex abuse
SunHerald.com
LONDON — A retired Church of England priest was jailed for 10 years Monday after a jury found him guilty of 36 separate sex offenses against children in the 1960s and 1970s. Prosecutors said Gordon Rideout, 74, abused his position of trust and ...
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Gay marriage bill clears UK House of Commons
SunHerald.com
LONDON — Britain's House of Commons has passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in England and Wales. The legislation, backed by Prime Minister David Cameron, passed by a vote of 366 to 161 on Tuesday. The bill will now move to the House of ...
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UK official: London attack could be terror-related
SunHerald.com
Artillery Place road is closed in Woolwich southeast London near the scene where British officials said one person has died and at least two people have been wounded in an attack on Wednesday May 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ansell/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT ...
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Gandhi's 'blood sample' fails to sell in Britain
SunHerald.com
LONDON — Dozens of Mohandas Gandhi's personal items have been sold at an auction, but a sample of blood purportedly from the Indian independence leader didn't draw high enough bids. The memorabilia offered by British auction house Mullock's in ...
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Irishman charged with 1982 IRA Hyde Park bombing
SunHerald.com
DUBLIN — British prosecutors have charged a 61-year-old Irishman with the 1982 IRA attack on the queen's cavalry in Hyde Park, a nail-bombing at a top London tourist attraction that left four soldiers and seven horses dead. Wednesday's surprise ...
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Muslim hardliners ID London terror suspect
SunHerald.com
Police officers lay down floral tributes handed to them by members of the public at the scene of a terror attack in Woolwich, southeast London, Thursday, May 23, 2013. The British government's emergency committee met Thursday after two attackers killed ...
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Greg Rutherford wants to run 100m at World Championships
The Sun
I've been training out in Arizona with the sun on my back and feeling really good. “I've been going so much quicker on the runway I thought stick that in a race and it could cause an upset. “I ran 10.4 many times as a kid and 10.2 off the back of nothing.
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Attack casts spotlight on radical preachers
SunHerald.com
5, 2005 file photo, Muslim cleric Omar Bakri Mohammed gestures while talking to the media, in Beirut, Lebanon. The slaying of a British soldier in east London cast a spotlight on radical preachers that influenced Michael Adebolajo, the attacker seen in ...
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French soldier stabbed in throat outside Paris
SunHerald.com
The stabbing follows the slaying Wednesday of a British soldier, who was brutally stabbed on a Londonstreet in broad daylight in a suspected terrorist attack that has raised fears of potential copycat strikes. "There could be a link, but we will look ...
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German Premier League stars on why they love England
The Sun
AFTER the 4-1 drubbing England suffered at the hands of Germany in the 2010 World Cup, our old enemies are rubbing our noses in it again. Wembley plays ... As London braces itself for the arrival of thousands of travelling fans from the clubs, three ...
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Harry Potter book with author notes sold for $228K
Chicago Sun-Times
LONDON (AP) — For fans of the boy wizard, this could be the most coveted copy of all the “Harry Potter” books in the world. A first edition copy of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone” that contains author J.K. Rowling's notes and original ...
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EXCLUSIVE: Made In Brixton set to rival reality shows
The Sun
WE'VE had Towie and Made In Chelsea – now get ready for Made In Brixton. TV producers are putting together a show based on the lives of twenty-somethings living in the tough south London area. And it promises to be a world away from the prima donnas ...
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Froch seeks to avenge loss to Kessler
SunHerald.com
Carl Froch of Britain, left, and Mikkel Kessler of Denmark pose for media during a press conference at O2 Arena in London, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Carl Froch fights Mikkel Kessler in a super middleweightworld title unification boxing match at O2 ...
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