World / Science & Health Aug 13, 2019

A cautionary tale about dentures and surgery

This is the story of a 72-year-old retired electrician in Britain — let's call him "Jack" — who forgot to tell his surgeon that he wore dentures. Anyone reading this account of what happened next is unlikely to make the same mistake. Six days after having ...

World Jun 27, 2019

U.K. scrambles fighter jets after Air India 'bomb threat'

Britain on Thursday scrambled fighter jets to escort an Air India passenger flight forced to land at London's Stansted Airport following a "bomb threat," according to security officials and the airline. "The RAF (Royal Air Force) can confirm Quick Reaction Alert Typhoon aircraft were launched ...

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 93rd birthday at Easter service

World Apr 21, 2019

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 93rd birthday at Easter service

Queen Elizabeth II, the world's oldest and longest reigning living monarch, celebrated her 93rd birthday Sunday by attending the traditional Easter service at Windsor Castle. Elizabeth was accompanied by members of her family, including grandsons Prince William and Prince Harry, and William's wife, Catherine, at ...

May faces growing calls to delay Brexit

World / Politics Feb 26, 2019

May faces growing calls to delay Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May faced mounting pressure Tuesday from her own government to delay Brexit after the main opposition Labour Party raised the prospect of a second referendum. May has steadfastly argued that she must keep the prospect of the U.K. crashing out the bloc ...