U.S. President Donald Trump's first visit to London as a world leader has been marred by crowds of angry protests that continued on day 2 of the presidential visit.
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Julian Assange's freedom came to an abrupt end early Thursday after seven years in hiding. The grey bearded Wikileaks founder was dragged out of the Ecuadorean Embassy in handcuffs after Ecuador lost patience with him for "repeated violations" of international conventions and daily life protocols.
Fans of Nigerian-born British model Harry Uzoka are still reeling from the news of his tragic death at the hands of 2 rival models.
Nigerian-born models George Koh, 24, and Jonathan Okigbo, 23, were arrested and charged with stabbing the 25-year-old model on January 11 in west London.
Harry was stabbed once in the chest and died before doctors could save him.
Prince Harry of Wales asked Meghan Markle for her hand in marriage earlier this month. Harry, 33, was reportedly smitten by the 'Suits' star and arranged to meet her in June 2016. They began dating shortly afterward.
British chanteuse Rita Ora caused a mob scene when she arrived at the 2017 GQ Men of the Year Awards at Tate Modern in London, England on Tuesday night. The awards show was held in the singer's stomping grounds. Londoners hold Rita in the same regard as American singer Beyonce Knowles.
Police in London say they arrested the wrong man in the "Putney Bridge Pusher" case.
On Tuesday, police arrested an American millionaire investment banker, saying he was the man who pushed a 33-year-old woman in front of a bus.
At least 17 people died and dozens were injured after a blaze roared through the 24-story Grenfell Tower apartments on Latimer Road in London, England on Wednesday, June 14.
Authorities expect the death toll to rise as 37 people are being treated in hospitals with 17 listed in critical condition.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan is calling on the British government to cancel President Donald Trump's London visit.
Khan, who is London's first ever Muslim mayor, took offense to Trump mocking him in a series of tweets after the terrorist attacks in London.
R&B crooner Usher Raymond was noticeably missing from the One Love Manchester benefit concert in Manchester, England on Sunday.
The 38-year-old father-of-2 wisely skipped the concert after 7 people were killed and 48 injured during coordinated terrorist attacks in London, England on Saturday.
7 people died and at least 45 were injured during a coordinated terror attack in London, England Saturday night. The terror attacks began at 10 p.m. London time (5 p.m. EST) when 3 men in a white van driving in a 'S shape' pattern at 50mph mowed down 20 pedestrians on the London Bridge.
Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs and his life partner Cassie attended the European screening of his documentary film, 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story' in London, England on Tuesday. The 47-year-old rap mogul attended a photo call with actresses Salma Hayek, Naomi Campbell, and Lupita Nyong'o, and local stars at The Curzon Mayfair Theater.
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Actor Idris Elba slammed the British government for cutting free housing benefits to young people aged 18 to 21.
The 'Luther' star gave an expletive-laden speech criticizing the cuts that stop out-of-work young adults from automatically receiving benefits which came into effect in April.
There has been a significant shift in the way the news media covers the transgender movement. Ever since President Obama left office, the news media has loosened its grip on coverage of opposition to the transgender movement.
Doctors in London have been ordered to stop referring to all pregnant women as "mothers" because the term is offensive to transmen -- women who believe they are men born in the wrong bodies.
George Michael's boyfriend has come under police scrutiny after he tweeted the singer's death may have been a suicide.
Fadi Fawaz's tweets suggested Michael, 53, wanted to die and he killed himself.
Julian Assange's only link to the outside world was disconnected early Sunday.
@WikiLeaks tweeted early Monday:
"Julian Assange's internet link had been intentionally severed by a state party. We have activated the appropriate contingency plans."
Picture this: America's 1st Muslim President Barack Obama writes an executive order making Sharia law the law of the land. All women (that includes you) would be forced to wear hijabs and stand in the back of the room.
That's exactly what's happening in London, England, where the citizenry elected its first Muslim Mayor.
Before there were wannabe queens, Queen B (Beyonce), Queen Bee (Li'l Kim) or Queen Latifah, there was Elizabeth II, The Queen of England. The British monarch celebrated her 90th birthday with her royal subjects today.
A British hate group targets overweight commuters by handing out hateful cards that fat-shame them into losing weight.
The group who call themselves "Overweight Haters, Ltd." target commuters who are overweight. The group hands out cards that read: "It's really not glandular, it's your gluttony."
Fresh-faced singer Zendaya Coleman appeared in public without makeup -- and she doesn't care what anyone thinks.
Singer Beyonce Knowles' lacefront wig is an even bigger star than she is. The wig -- with its 1970s-style cropped bangs made headlines all over the world. Beyonce and her husband Jay Z visited an art gallery in central London yesterday. Beyonce's wig stole the show as the paparazzi jockeyed for positions to get the best angle of the wig. Beyonce and Jay Z traveled to London from their home in Paris on Monday.
UK hospitals are on "high alert" over fears that the deadly Ebola virus could arrive on British shores.
The Ebola virus that causes hemorrhagic fever is highly contagious. 5 new infections have been diagnosed in Guinea in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of new infections to 127, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
WHO confirms Ebola has killed 80 people in Guinea. Ebola is classified as the "world's deadliest virus", with a mortality rate of 90 percent.
There is no cure or treatment for Ebola.
Once the onset of symptoms appear, death comes quickly. For this reason, health officials say it is unlikely the virus could reach Great Britain from western Africa.
Bajan singer Rihanna joined her bestie Drake for dinner at Novikov London in Mayfair early this morning. Afterwards, they traipsed on over to Tramp Nightclub for drinks. The friends drew the usual crowd of paparazzi and fans who drowned each other out with a cacophony of voices. Drake departed London after only an hour of sleep.
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Bajan singer Rihanna, right, arrived at the appropriately named Tramps private members club in Mayfair (London) with her bestie Melissa Forde, left, just before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. The ladies attended Canadian rapper Drake's performance at the O2 Arena. The besties spent over 3 hours inside the venue partying with around 30 friends, before leaving around 5 a.m. and heading back to their hotel. Tongues are wagging about how desperate Rihanna has been behaving lately. The singer always puts her career on hold to chase emotionally unavailable men around the globe. But how ironic is it that men never chase her? Obviously she has nothing to offer them other than sex.
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Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z Carter arrived at The Arts Club in Mayfair, London after her show at the 02 arena as part of Mrs Carter Tour. Always the gentleman, Jay Z assisted Beyonce out of their limo. The couple then walked hand-in-hand into the private members club smiling and looking happy as the paparazzi snapped away.
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A West London radio station has banned Beyonce's latest single from the station's airwaves due to the song's raunchy lyrics.
Bang FM banned Beyonce's single "Drunk In Love" off her newly released self-titled album because the song contains "promotion of domestic violence against women."
Former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield says being gay is not normal and he compared the sexual behavior to a handicap that needed fixing.
Holyfield, 51, made the controversial statements to reality star Luisa Zissman in the UK Celebrity Big Brother 2014 house in London, England, the Huffington Post reports.
Holyfield and Zissman were discussing gay boxers going public with their sexuality. "What would be good about it?" Holyfield asked. "That ain't normal."
A 19-year-old British art student plans to lose his virginity to a male friend in front of a live audience.
Clayton Pettet plans to invite 100 guests to witness his “Art School Stole My Virginity” art exhibit in January in London, England, the NY Daily News reports.
After they clean themselves off, the "artists" plan to ask the audience members what they thought of their performance.
Pettet's parents supposedly aren't aware he is gay.
Pop singer Alicia Keys looked sick in London yesterday. The mother-of-one bundled herself up in a warm winter coat and head scarf as she arrived at her hotel in London on Tuesday. Alicia, who has a son with music producer Swizz Beatz, is performing a series of concerts in London. Maybe she's pregnant again?
2 Muslims, one wielding a knife and a hatchet, hacked a British soldier to death on a London street as horrified bystanders looked on. The brutal attack took place in broad daylight near a military base earlier today.
A bystander caught the grisly aftermath on video as one man, blood dripping from his hands, tried to justify his actions. Part of the video was broadcast on ITV.