UK: Deported Broward sex offender, girlfriend charged after remains of baby found
British police said they found the remains of a 2-month old baby Wednesday after officers arrested the infant’s mother and her boyfriend, a registered sex offender in Broward County. Both vanished after the child was born in early January.
Ex-IS bride loses appeal to have her UK citizenship restored
A British woman whose U.K. citizenship was revoked after she traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group has lost an appeal in her fight to restore her citizenship. Shamima Begum, now 23, was 15 years old when she and two other girls from London joined the extremist group in February 2015. Authorities withdrew her British citizenship on national security grounds soon after she surfaced in a Syrian refugee camp in 2019.news.yahoo.com
Captain of Soccer Team in Famous Thai Cave Rescue Dies at 18
Soe Zeya Tun/ReutersOne of the 12 miracle boys who survived nearly three weeks trapped in a cave in Thailand in 2018 has died at a soccer academy in the United Kingdom. His cause of death has been deemed an “accident” tied to a head injury, according to the BBC. Authorities have not confirmed whether it happened on or off the soccer pitch.Duangpetch Promthep, 18, known to his friends as Dom, became the public face as captain of the Wild Boar boys’ soccer team after their miraculous rescue from anews.yahoo.com
Rights group demands reparation, apology from Britain, U.S. to displaced people of Indian Ocean islands
Human Rights Watch, in a new report, says Britain forced mass deportation of indigenous people from the Chagos islands in 1960s to allow the United States to build a military base on Diego Garcia.washingtonpost.com
Ex-Apple designer behind Charles III's coronation emblem
The official emblem of King Charles III’s coronation, created by former Apple chief designer Jony Ive and his associates, honors the monarch’s love of nature by joining the flora that symbolize the four nations of the United Kingdom in a single imagewashingtonpost.com
U.S., UK impose cybersecurity sanctions on Russian group
The U.S. Treasury Department has announced a joint U.S.-U.K. effort to sanction Russian cybercriminals as the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine nears and Treasury tightens its efforts to financially punish violators of existing sanctions.
The world bids final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II
Britain and the world are laying Queen Elizabeth II to rest on Monday at a state funeral that is drawing presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and up to a million people lining the streets of London to say a final goodbye to a monarch whose 70-year reign defined an age.