Tag: <span>British</span>

Tinder dating app to encourage British customers to donate organs

Posted December 14, 2015 22:17:47 US dating app Tinder is teaming up with Britain’s National Wellness Service (NHS) to raise awareness among the young about organ donation. Romance-seekers swiping on some profiles will be prompted to sign up to the NHS organ donor register. After swiping, customers will obtain a message reading: “If only it…


British police charge man more than ‘terrorist incident’ at London tube station

Posted December 07, 2015 20:06:00 British police have charged a man with attempted murder after a knife attack at an east London underground station on Saturday evening which was described by police as a terrorist incident. Police stated 29-year-old Muhaydin Mire, of east London, would appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court later on Monday (regional time)….


British astronaut to run in London marathon from space

Posted December 05, 2015 00:50:55 British astronaut Tim Peake mentioned he will be taking portion in the London marathon — harnessed to a running machine 400 kilometres above Earth on the International Space Station. “As soon as I got assigned to my mission to the International Space Station, I believed would not it be fantastic…


British Navy ship tasked with keeping Patagonian toothfish poachers out of Ross Sea

Posted December 01, 2015 14:47:04 Photo: The British icebreaker HMS Protector will patrol the Ross Sea. (ABC News: Kieran Jones) For the initial time in 80 years a British Navy ship will patrol the Ross Sea, with HMS Protector setting out to target Patagonian toothfish poachers. The icebreaker, which normally works on the British-owned Antarctic…


Prosecutors say jewel raid was largest in British history

LONDON (AP) — A prosecutor says the Easter weekend heist in London’s Hatton Garden diamond district was the biggest burglary in English legal history. The haul was worth an estimated 14 million pounds ($ 21 million). Prosecutors said Monday the thieves employed “sophisticated” methods and meticulous arranging to drill into the wall of a vault…