Tag Archives: Wales

Trial of China rights lawyer lasts three hours, police block court access

By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) – The trial of one of China's most high profile human rights lawyers on charges of inciting ethnic hatred & provoking trouble lasted just three…

Hodgson and Coleman relish England-Wales Euro 2016 derby

PARIS (Reuters) – England manager Roy Hodgson & Wales counterpart Chris Coleman are eagerly anticipating their all-British Euro 2016 group match in Lens next year following Saturday's draw for the…

Climate talks enter next phase, toughest decisions ahead

By David Stanway & Richard Valdmanis PARIS (Reuters) – Global climate alter talks in Paris moved into a new, tougher phase on Saturday as negotiators agreed to a draft accord…

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Queen In Rare Tribute To Charles And Philip

The Queen has paid a rare tribute to Prince Charles, in what may have been her valedictory speech at a Commonwealth conference. She thanked her son for his support &…

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Green campaigner readies to swim the Pacific

Never mind the sharks or the swirling ocean debris that await him, Benoit Lecomte is counting the days until his long-distance swim from Tokyo to San Francisco — to raise…

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Controversial Russian media mogul found dead in Washington

Controversial Russian media mogul Mikhail Lesin, who helped launch the English-language television network RT, has been found dead at a Washington hotel. He was 57. RT, formerly known as Russia…

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England, Wales have new law on female genital mutilation

LONDON (AP) — A new law requiring professionals to report cases of female genital mutilation to police for those under 18 is being introduced in England & Wales, yet some…

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Company recalls peanut butter because of metal shavings

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Hormel Foods Sales LLC is recalling 153 cases of peanut butter made at its Little Rock, Arkansas, factory because of the potential for metal shavings…

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Maureen O'Hara, spirited movie star, dies at 95

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maureen O'Hara, the flame-haired Irish movie star who appeared in classics ranging from the grim "How Green Was My Valley" to the uplifting "Miracle on 34th…