London's new Muslim mayor hails 'unity over division'

May 7, 2016

London's new Muslim mayor hails 'unity over division'

London’s new mayor Sadiq Khan thanked voters for choosing “unity over division” as he was elected Saturday, becoming the first Muslim leader of a major Western capital. In a second round run-off, the son of Pakistani immigrants beat Conservative multimillionaire Zac Goldsmith with 57 ...

Increasingly ferocious Brexit row sparks fears of Tory civil war

Apr 29, 2016

Increasingly ferocious Brexit row sparks fears of Tory civil war

Prime Minister David Cameron called the EU referendum to try to heal Conservative Party divisions on Europe, but the bitterness of the campaign has sparked fears for its future — and his. Senior Tories on opposing sides of the debate have been attacking each ...

Apr 21, 2016

World's oldest message in a bottle returned to sender

A 108-year-old postcard offering a shilling in exchange for its return to an English marine research institute is now officially the world’s oldest message in a bottle after being recovered in Germany. The Plymouth Laboratory of the Marine Biological Association (MBA), which received the ...