UK Hails New Royal Couple as Country Awaits Wedding Details

The engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle dominated newspaper front pages and morning news shows in Britain on Tuesday, as royal-watchers awaited details of the couple's spring wedding and royal relatives offered congratulations. The grandson of Queen Elizabeth II
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Reports of Gunfire Outside British Parliament

VOA The British parliament building in London has been put on lockdown following reports of gunfire outside the building Wednesday. Witness reports and photographs show two victims bleeding heavily on Westminster bridge, where London police said officers responded to a "firearms incident". The leader of Britain's House of Commons David Lidington said an (more...)

Philadelphia Orchestra Announce 2015 European Tour

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the Philadelphia Orchestra will embark upon a European Tour in 2015, culminating in two performances at the South Bank Centre in London.  Mayor Nutter made the announcement at a reception for the Philadelphia delegation hosted by UK Trade & Investment and featuring more than (more...)

Aggressive Growth Plan For Philadelphia-Based UK Company

Expansion plans to bring new jobs to Philadelphia Navy Yard Headquarters Three years after welcoming international energy efficiency service provider, Mark Group, to Philadelphia, Mayor Michael A. Nutter today announced the company’s aggressive plans for growth in the US, including the piloting of a new groundbreaking energy efficiency (more...)

London Games Show What Women and Girls Can Achieve

By Melanne Verveer U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues There's been a lot of talk about how the London Olympics will best be remembered as the Women's Olympics. Not only because of the individual performances of gymnast Gabby Douglas, or swimmer Missy Franklin, or heptathlete Jessica Ennis, but because
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Kate & William: The Royal Wedding

Britain counts hours ‘till the wedding of the year. On April 29th Miss Kate Middleton will marry prince William of Wales. The biggest fans of adorable royal couple have set up camps near Westminster Abbey, the place of main ceremony, in order to take the best view spots. Analysts predict that the (more...)

A British Judge Released Julian Assange On Bail

A British judge released 39-year-old Australian Julian Assange on bail. Assange has spent nine days in a London jail after Sweden issued an arrest warrant for him over allegations of sexual misconduct made by two female. He spoke to journalists and supporters waiting in the snow outside Britain's High Court five hours (more...)

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