Oct 18, 2016

Kremlin-backed TV channel cries censorship in U.K. banking row

Russia accused Britain of political censorship Monday after a British state-owned bank withdrew its services from Kremlin-backed Russian broadcaster RT. RT said NatWest, owned by Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), which is majority-controlled by the British government, had not explained why it was ...

Battle of Hastings relived, 950 years on

Oct 16, 2016

Battle of Hastings relived, 950 years on

Chain mail armor, sword fights and flowing mead — aficionados of the Middle Ages gathered in southern England on Saturday to re-enact the Battle of Hastings, 950 years later. At the site of the pivotal battle, around 1,000 “soldiers” representing the Norman invaders of ...

Merkel warns Britain on Brexit terms

Oct 6, 2016

Merkel warns Britain on Brexit terms

Britain cannot be allowed access to the EU’s single market without accepting free movement of people, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, warning she would not allow a free-for-all. “If we don’t say full access to the internal market is linked to full freedom ...

World court rejects epic Marshalls nuclear case

Oct 6, 2016

World court rejects epic Marshalls nuclear case

The U.N.’s highest court on Wednesday narrowly threw out landmark cases brought by the tiny Marshall Islands against India, Pakistan and Britain for allegedly failing to halt the nuclear arms race. In majority and sharply divided decisions, a 16-judge bench at the International Court ...