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London Neighbourhood Evacuated After WWII Bomb Found

LONDON (AP) — A British Army bomb disposal team has been called in to dispose of a 500-pound World War II bomb found buried on a building site in northwest London. Schools, businesses and homes were evacuated and roads closed

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75,000 Evacuated From Greece’s Second City As WWII Bomb Defused

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki evacuated an estimated 75,000 people Sunday so army experts could defuse a 500-pound (227-kilogram) unexploded World War II bomb found under a gas station. Bomb disposal experts started

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Royal Navy Disposes of Suspected WWII Bomb in London

LONDON (AFP) – Britain’s Royal Navy has disposed of a suspected World War II bomb discovered in London’s River Thames close to parliament, leading to the closure of two bridges, police said Friday.

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Bomb Scare Disrupts Gay Pride – Army Detonates ‘Suspect Package’

A major annual gay pride event attracting 160,000 to Brighton on England’s Sussex coast had to be rerouted yesterday after the discovery of a “suspect package”. The start of the 25th annual Brighton and Hove Pride march was delayed as organisers and police worked to agree a