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‘1st Londoners were a multi-ethnic mix’


A DNA analysis of four ancient Roman skeletons found in London shows the first inhabitants of the city were a multi-ethnic mix similar to contemporary Londoners, the Museum of London said on Monday.

Nicole Kidman best actress at London theatre awards

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman and James McAvoy took home the top prizes at this year’s London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.

Commodities hit multi-year lows

Commodity markets were hit and stocks and bonds were in the firing line on Monday, as expectations for a first increase in US interest rates in almost a decade next month pushed the dollar to a seven-

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to win ATP World Tour title


Novak Djokovic holds aloft the winner’s trophy after defeating Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 in the men’s singles final of the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 arena in London on Sunday. — AP

Barack Obama to appear on British Rock band Coldplay's new song

US President Barack Obama (Photo: AFP)

Many have been surprised by Barack Obama's decision

Laser burns pilot's eye as plane lands in London

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The identity of the victim has been withheld due to an ongoing employment tribunal

Majority of Britons want to leave the European Union after Paris attacks

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52 per cent of British voters wanted to leave while 48 per cent wanted to stay

UK poll shows shift in favour of exit from EU

A majority of Britons want to leave the European Union, according to a new opinion poll released on Tuesday.

Black Cats raid Palace

Sunderland's Jermain Defoe, right, celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace. (Photo: AP)

Jermain Defoe boosted Sunderland’s bid to escape the Premier League relegation zone as he pounced on a defensive howler to snatch a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace on Monday.

Hate crimes against UK Muslims up 300 per cent

There has been a 300 per cent spike in Islamophobic hate crimes in Britain since the Paris attacks, with most victims being Muslim women wearing traditional Islamic dress.

Are countries which have not been responsible over decades, perhaps even over centuries, for huge greenhouse gas emissions, promoting global warming now obliged to cut on their CO2 emissions in global

ISIS, or more accurately Daesh, is a creation of multiple forces – its seeds were sown by America during its Cold War confrontation against the erstwhile Soviet Union, it has been nurtured well since