Anti-abortion demonstrators held a rally outside the Supreme Court in London on June 7

UK Supreme Court Rejects Legal Challenge to Northern Ireland Abortion Laws

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s Supreme Court on Thursday criticized Northern Ireland’s strict anti-abortion laws but dismissed a legal challenge. A majority of the court decided that the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, which initiated the case, did not have the

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Big Ben Bongs for Last Time Until 2021

LONDON (AP) — The British Parliament’s Big Ben bell is due to sound the hour for the last time before it is silenced for repair work scheduled to last until 2021. After 12 deep bongs at noon Monday, the bell

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Man Arrested Outside Parliament After ‘Abusing’ Police Officers

A man has been detained under mental health legislation outside the Houses of Parliament Thursday afternoon after he “verbally abused officers”. The incident is reported to have taken place by Black Rod’s Garden, adjacent to the Sovereign’s Gate to the Houses