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January 18, 2019

Meet the man at the center of the Brexit drama

Alastair Grant - WPA Pool /Getty Images(LONDON) -- If you've been watching the unfolding Brexit drama closely, you may be wondering who's the one man at the center of it all, whose eccentric style and witty put-downs you can't help but notice. That man is John Bercow, speaker of the House of Commons, the British Parliament where lawmakers have been debating Brexit measures. Although he's an elected Member of Parliament, Bercow's role as speaker means he's a neutral ..
January 18, 2019

Prince Philip uninjured in ‘road traffic accident’: Buckingham Palace

Matt Dunham - WPA Pool / Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was "involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle" on Thursday afternoon, a Buckingham Palace spokesperson said. Norfolk Police were called to the scene near the queen's Sandringham Estate, the Norfolk retreat where she and her husband typically spend winter, around 3 p.m. after a Land Rover and a Kia were involved in a collision, the department said in a statement. Prince Philip, 97, was driv..
January 17, 2019

Prince Philip was in a ‘road traffic accident’ but was not injured: Buckingham Palace

Matt Dunham - WPA Pool / Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was "involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle" on Thursday afternoon, a Buckingham Palace spokesperson said. Norfolk Police were called to the scene near the queen's Sandringham Estate, the Norfolk retreat where she and her husband typically spend their winters, around 3 p.m. after a Land Rover and a Kia were involved in a collision, the department said in a statement. The queen's hus..
January 17, 2019

Explosion at the University of Lyon in France leaves 3 students injured

LeoPatrizi/iStock(LONDON) -- A science building under construction at the University of Lyon in France caught on fire after three gas cylinders on the roof of the building exploded. Three students were slightly injured, French officials told ABC News. The incident is not being treated as terrorism, French officials have confirmed. The school facilities have been evacuated and firefighters are at the scene. Authorities believe an accident set off the explosion as the building was undergoing const..