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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.
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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 .
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.
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".
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
According to NBC News on Sunday, Prince Harry is turning 30 on Monday. The prince's full name is Prince Henry Charles Albert David.
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.
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.
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.
Today I will deliver a Budget for a resilient economy - starting with a resilient pound coin pic.twitter.com/Ev2IuNpXg4 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.
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