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Police clash with protesters at UK COVID-19 demonstration

Police tweeted that officers removed sound equipment, bottles were thrown and some officers were injured, without providing further details.

Thousands protest COVID-19 restrictions in central London

Thousands of people, most of whom weren’t wearing masks, crowded into the iconic square to hear speakers who criticized government-imposed restrictions as an over-reaction to the pandemic

Police, protesters clash as London eyes tighter virus rules

The “Resist and Act for Freedom” rally saw dozens of people holding banners and placards reading “This is now Tyranny” and chanting “Freedom!”

London’s famous Tower Bridge gets stuck in an open position

The historic bascule-and-suspension bridge failed to close Saturday after opening to allow ships to pass underneath on the Thames.

BP to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide amid virus pandemic

Energy company BP says that its global workforce will be trimmed by 10,000 jobs amid the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patient plays violin during unusual brain surgery

Surgeons at King's College Hospital in London have removed a brain tumor from a woman who played the violin during the procedure.

British Airways flight breaks transatlantic speed record

A New York-to-London flight landed in the history books Sunday as the fastest subsonic flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

‘Terrorist-related’ stabbing incident in London leaves 3 injured

A man has been shot and killed by armed officers after an alleged stabbing incident that has been declared "terrorist-related," London Police said.

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up ‘highness’ titles

Goodbye, your royal highnesses. Hello, life as — almost — ordinary civilians.

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UNCW, NHRMC stop administering J & J vaccine due to reaction concerns

UNCW has paused its vaccination clinic, while NHRMC will offer Pfizer or Moderna instead. New Hanover County Public Health's clinics are not impacted.

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.

Pet Pals: Black and white domestic short hair cat is looking for a new home

This week’s Pet Pal is a black and white domestic short hair cat named Shadow.

Sailing from ENC to Europe, the new adventure starts this summer

Sam Holmes is setting sail across the Atlantic Ocean and he is launching from Oriental