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1 hr ago | LBC 97.3

Westfield Evacuated Over 'Suspicious Package'

Bomb teams and police were quick to the area, while crowds gathered in the Queen Elizabeth II park and on surrounding streets. A Met spokesman said: "Police were called at 12.10 to reports and officers remain on the scene.


5 hrs ago | People

Pregnant Princess Kate Weighs Malta Trip

As she struggles with severe pregnancy sickness, Princess Kate has a difficult decision to make. In a day or so, her doctors will have to consider if she is well enough to fly to Malta for two days of engagements on behalf of the Queen .


Related Topix: World News, Prince Charles

9 hrs ago | Sky News

Symbols Of State Vulnerable To Scotland Vote

If Scotland leaves the UK then talks over a new name for the rump of the Union will start, among a host of other vital issues. Great Britain's name as a nation, its Parliament at Westminster and its flag are all potentially vulnerable to the vote that Scotland will make on Thursday.


Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Queen Elizabeth, Lothian County, Scotland, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England

Mon Sep 15, 2014

International Business Times

Scottish Independence: Quebec Keeps Watchful Eye, Seeks Inspiration;...

Opposing yes and no signs are seen in Edinburgh, Scotland, September 15, 2014. The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on September 18, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland, North America, Canada,

The Age

Bob Geldof vote plea enrages Scots

Bob Geldolf has infuriated independence-minded Scots by urging them to vote to maintain Scotland's place within the United Kingdom ahead of the referendum. Speaking in London's Trafalgar Square, Geldolf described the United Kingdom as "one of the greatest ideas ever invented for the modern age".


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom


Cameron And The Queen Speak Out On Scotland's Independence Vote

With voter opinion polls showing single-digit margins over the call for Scotland to break away from the U.K., two of England's most visible leaders - Prime Minister David Cameron and Queen Elizabeth II - are speaking about the issue. Today, Cameron told Scots not to vote out of frustration, saying, "If you don't like me, I won't be here forever."


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth

Wall Street Journal

Scotland Weighs 'Once in a Lifetime' Vote

Alistair Darling, left, the leader of the campaign to keep Scotland part of the U.K., appears with Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show in Edinburgh on Sunday. The two sides in Scotland's referendum on independence appealed for support Sunday as polls showed the outcome of a ballot on whether to sever Scotland's 300-year-old union with the rest of the U.K. remains too close to call as campaigning enters its final days.


Related Topix: Alistair Darling, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: 4th doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her abroad for medical treatment, a government official said Sunday, a huge setback to the impoverished country that is battling the virulent disease amid a shortage of health-care workers. Dr. Olivet Buck died late Saturday, hours after the World Health Organization said it could not help medically evacuate her to Germany, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brima Kargbo confirmed to the Associated Press.


Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom

The New Zealand Herald

How Cumberbatch won over the Toronto film festival

A biographical picture of British codebreaker and war hero Alan Turing, featuring an Oscar-bait performance by Benedict Cumberbatch, has won the Toronto film festival audience prize for best picture. Turing was a brilliant Cambridge mathematician and pioneer of computer sciences who broke Nazi codes for the British military during the Second World War, helping to shorten the war.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom


Queen to Scots: Think carefully about future

Queen Elizabeth II has made her first comments about this week's Scottish independence vote, urging Scots to "think very carefully about the future." But the popular monarch didn't indicate a preference on how Scots should vote, carefully maintaining the neutrality that is her constitutional obligation.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Norwalk Citizen News

Queen to Scots: Think carefully about future

This Aug. 2002 file photo shows Balmoral Castle, near Ballater in the Scottish Highlands. One thing both sides agree on - Queen Elizabeth II will continue to be the Scottish monarch after independence.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

The Baltimore Sun

British queen urges Scots to 'think carefully' on independence vote

Queen Elizabeth II has broken her silence over the Scottish independence vote, telling a member of the public on Sunday that she hoped Scots would think very carefully about the future when voting in a referendum that could break up the United Kingdom. The monarch, coming out of a morning service at a church in Crathie near her Balmoral estate in Scotland, responded to a remark from a well-wisher that they would not mention the referendum.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England

Prince Harry turns 30, a significant birthday according to his mother's will

According to NBC News on Sunday, Prince Harry is turning 30 on Monday. The prince's full name is Prince Henry Charles Albert David.


Related Topix: World News, Prince Harry, Europe, United Kingdom, Prince William

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Kate Middleton Having Female Second Child, Baby Girl Named after...

We are officially on royal baby bump watch , on September 8th the Palace confirmed that Prince William and Kate Middleton are indeed pregnant with baby number two. Just like her pregnancy with Baby George, the Duchess is suffering from severe morning sickness , and is being treated by the royal medical team behind closed doors, so it could be weeks before the expecting mother even steps outside again.


Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Prince Charles

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Atlantic

Scotland's Democratic Revolution

Manpreet Sing Makkar poses for a photograph in Calton Hill, Edinburgh on July 16. Manpreet, who is originally from Punjab in India, moved to Scotland in 2001 and is active in the Yes campaign. These are grim times for liberal democracy.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, World News, Middle East, Europe, United Kingdom,


Royal Hoax: Nurse Committed Suicide, UK Inquest Concludes

India-born nurse Jacintha Saldanha, found hanged at a London hospital days after receiving a hoax call from an Australian radio station about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, committed suicide, an inquest into her death concluded today. Coroner Fiona Wilcox said the hoax call was "clearly pressing on her mind" but she had had "appropriate" support.


Related Topix: Suicide, World News, India, Medicine, Nursing, Prince Charles

The Miami Herald

Australian DJ in tears at royal hoax inquest

An Australian DJ who made a hoax call to a hospital caring for the Duchess of Cambridge has tearfully apologized to the family of a nurse who committed suicide after the broadcast. DJ Melanie Greig posed as Queen Elizabeth II during the call to the London hospital in December 2012.


Related Topix: Suicide

The Washington Post

British plan to crowd-source a new pound coin design goes awry.

Today I will deliver a Budget for a resilient economy - starting with a resilient pound coin On Friday, the British government opened a new competition to redesign the one-pound coin. The new coin, announced earlier this year, will "world's most secure circulating coin," according to a statement from the British Treasury , and the government wants the public to help design it.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Sports

Falmouth Packet

The self-discharging bulk carrier Yeoman Bank arrived in the Queen Elizabeth II drydock last week.

Owned by Aggregate Industries the Yeoman Bank transports stone cargoes from the Glensanda super quarry in Scotland to ports around Europe. Up to 6,000,000 tons of stone are exported by the company worldwide annually.


Thu Sep 11, 2014

The best of the Alberta backroads

For a couple of summers, when we had more than a weekend and less than a week of free time but not much travel cash, my husband and I took interrupted, multi-day road trips. The rules were simple: find a good small-centre golf course about two hours from the city; grab a day's worth of exercise at a novel destination; eat dinner at an intriguing small-town restaurant and avoid hotel fees by making it home to sleep.


Related Topix: Canada, Wedding, Travel