More Sports / Cricket Aug 9, 2019

Shane Warne hired to coach Lord's-based team in The Hundred

Australia legend Shane Warne was named Friday as the coach of the Lord's-based London team in next year's inaugural The Hundred tournament. Warne, who took 708 test wickets, has previous coaching experience with Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. The 49-year-old former leg spinner becomes ...

British Airways resuming services after latest IT meltdown

Business Aug 8, 2019

British Airways resuming services after latest IT meltdown

British Airways said its flights were returning to normal after passengers had to endure cancellations, delays and long lines at London airports as the airline suffered its third major computer failure in a little more than two years. Wednesday's woes are the latest in a ...

Labor union, airport avert midnight London Heathrow strike

Business Aug 5, 2019

Labor union, airport avert midnight London Heathrow strike

Heathrow Airport officials and labor union leaders averted the start of a two-day strike by workers at Europe's busiest airport, agreeing Sunday to keep on talking with a mediator's help for at least another day. Security guards, firefighters, engineers and drivers at Heathrow had planned ...

Police warning to media over U.K. diplomat's leaked memos stirs anger

World Jul 13, 2019

Police warning to media over U.K. diplomat's leaked memos stirs anger

Senior British politicians, including both contenders to be the next prime minister, on Saturday joined journalists in criticizing police for warning media not to publish leaked government documents, saying it was a "dangerous road to tread." Last week, a Sunday newspaper published leaked memos from ...

Tutankhamun relic fetches $6 million in London despite Egyptian outcry

Business Jul 5, 2019

Tutankhamun relic fetches $6 million in London despite Egyptian outcry

A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian "Boy King" Tutankhamun was auctioned off for $6 million on Thursday in London despite an outcry from Cairo. Christie's auction house sold the 28.5-cm (11-inch) relic for £4,746,250 ($5,970,000, €5,290,000) at one of its most controversial auctions in years. No ...

World Jul 2, 2019

Body of plane stowaway 'landed near London sunbather'

The body of a suspected stowaway who fell to his death from a Kenya Airways plane landed next to a man sunbathing in his garden in southwest London, a neighbor said. Police believe the victim fell onto the property in Clapham from the landing gear ...