Tag Archives: London

Knife attacker slashes man in London 'terrorist incident'

By James Davey & William James LONDON (Reuters) – A knife attacker slashed a man at an east London metro station, reportedly screaming "this is for Syria", in what police…

Nuclear power crucial for UN climate goal: top scientist

Capping global warming at two degrees Celsius, the UN goal, would require a massive scaling up of nuclear power, a top climate scientist said Thursday. But even if humanity meets…

No designer babies, but summit calls for cautious research

WASHINGTON (AP) — A tool to edit human genes is nowhere near ready to use for pregnancy — yet altering early embryos as part of careful laboratory research should be…

Oprah Winfrey writing inspirational memoir, starting imprint

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is starting her own book imprint, & kicking it off with an inspirational memoir. Flatiron Books announced Thursday that Winfrey's "The Life You Want"…

2014 US health spending grew at fastest rate of Obama years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health care spending last year grew at the fastest pace since President Barack Obama took office, driven by expanded coverage under his namesake law & by…

a0d9aabd9cbd01e32e63ade4f8ff4fb4e547f372.jpg

Obama heads to Paris with hope for climate change deal

US President Barack Obama left Washington for Paris Sunday to take part in a United Nations climate summit aimed at reaching a deal to curb global warming. Air Force One,…

tens-of-thousands-join-london-climate-change-march-136402324469903901-151129014019.jpg

Tens of thousands join London climate change march

Tens of thousands of people are expected to march through London calling for ambitious action to tackle climate change. Celebrities including singer Charlotte Church & actress Emma Thompson will join…

920x920.jpg

London protesters oppose UK airstrikes on IS in Syria

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators in London are urging British lawmakers not to back airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Syria. Protesters chanting "Don't bomb Syria" gathered outside…

left_rail_350k_enter_contest%402x.jpg

Bayern see slight dip in 2014/15 turnover, profits up

MUNICH (Reuters) – Bayern Munich saw annual turnover dip slightly to 523.7 million ($554.86 million) in the 2014/15 fiscal year yet still broke the half a billion barrier for the…

00629f23a12b8534880f6a706700c504.jpg

Sofia Vergara scores by sharing wedding photos on Instagram

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Newlyweds Sofia Vergara & Joe Manganiello might have cashed in by selling their wedding photos to a celebrity magazine, yet instead they posted the pictures online,…