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Facebook bans UK’s biggest far-right organizations, including EDL, BNP, and Britain First


Facebook has permanently banned the UK’s biggest far-right organizations and leaders, saying they fall under the social network’s new definition of “dangerous individuals and organizations.” Groups affected by the ban include the British National party (BNP), English Defence League (EDL), and Britain First. Twelve individuals have also been permanently removed from

Britain’s Prince Louis christened in private ceremony

Britain’s Prince Louis, the baby son of Prince William and his wife Kate, was christened at a private ceremony at St James’s Palace in London on Monday. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of the world’s Anglicans, lead the service at the Chapel Royal with close friends and family

Three Nigerians get Queen Elizabeth Young Leaders Award

Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday presented three Nigerians; Hauwa Ojeifo, Isaac Ezirim and Kennedy Ekezie-Joseph, with the Queen’s Young Leaders Award at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London.   The awards were in honour of the work they are doing to transform lives in their communities, reports News Agency of Nigeria.   The Queen’s

UK admits fatal error in costly screening

The United Kingdom, today admitted that a “serious failure” in its breast cancer screening programme over nearly a decade led to 450,000 women missing out on invitations to their final tests — and may have shortened the lives of up to 270 of them. Apologizing to parliament for the failure, Health

Pound struggles to recover in after shock British vote

AFP - The pound struggled on Monday to bounce back from last week’s sharp losses triggered by a shock British election result that has thrown the country into uncertainty. Sterling took a beating on Friday after Prime Minister Theresa May’s ruling Conservative Party lost its Westminster majority, days before it starts crunch

British high-jumper has died in a bike accident

Jamaican-born British Olympic high jump medallist, Germaine Mason, has died in a motorcycle crash in Jamaica on Thursday. The Jamaican police said the 34-year-old athlete lost control of his motorbike while riding in Kingston and died immediately. Mason had reportedly attended a party with some athletes, including Usain Bolt. Bolt, who has been