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97-Year-old Message in Bottle Found, Breaks Record

August 30, 2012, 5:03 pm

A 97-year-old message in a glass bottle was found by a fisherman near the Scottish island of Shetland, setting a new Guinness World Record.

Ex-Murdoch Legal Advisor Arrested over Phone Hacking

August 30, 2012, 3:17 pm

A former legal advisor in media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s empire was detained by police Thursday in connection with the U.K. phone hacking scandal.

Crop Circles: A Perspective From the Ground Up

August 29, 2012, 3:15 am

After years of studying sacred geometry inherent in all life forms, I realized that crop circles are predominantly based on the same principles.

UK Police Call Off Lion Hunt; Probably Large Cat

August 27, 2012, 2:30 pm

Police in the British city of Essex who were investigating reports that there was a lion on the loose have called off the search, with authorities saying that it was likely a [...]

Assange: Ecuador President Says UK Threat Over

August 26, 2012, 4:18 pm

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said Sunday that the U.K. has given up on its threat to enter the country’s embassy in London and arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

New Crop Circles in the UK: August 2012

August 26, 2012, 12:00 pm

As the crop season draws to a close in England, August has been another busy month for crop circles with 18 formations recorded so far, mostly in the county of Wiltshire.

Ecuador’s President Lashes Out at UK Over Assange

August 21, 2012, 10:56 am

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa maintained on Tuesday that if the U.K. were to enter its embassy in London to ferret out WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, it would amount [...]

Ecuador Grants Asylum to Assange, but UK Won’t Budge

August 16, 2012, 11:27 am

Ecuador on Thursday granted political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who sought refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, but the U.K. stressed that it will not [...]

London Report: Olympics Over, UK’s Headaches Return

August 15, 2012, 6:16 pm

It’s over. The 2012 London Olympics has been a huge sporting event and, in the hearts of many a British citizen, a huge success as a spectacle and advertisement for the [...]

London’s Olympic Hosting Review

August 15, 2012, 4:20 pm

Few, if any would doubt the success of the 2012 London Olympic Games, but as we hurtled toward the closing ceremony of the games and the opening of part two: the Paralympic [...]

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