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Gallipoli relics at London's Imperial War Museum show Australian soldiers' humour and courage

Nick Miller London: In a corner of a foreign museum there's a 99-year-old army biscuit, tough as nails, a survivor of the conflict that helped forge Australia.

MH17 bodies arrive in Ukraine city Kharkiv

Train carrying bodies of MH17 victims

Paul McGeough Finally, they are coming home - the bodies of the 38 Australians among the 298 victims of the MH17 air disaster are to be airlifted from Kharkiv, possibly in the coming hours.

Prince George celebrates first birthday with a cake from Kate

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George  and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, at the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London.

Prince George will celebrate his first birthday with a party at home surrounded by family and close friends and a cake baked by his mum.

Israeli soldier missing, presumed dead in Gaza

Israeli soldiers carry the flag draped coffin of 20-year-old Staff Sergeant Moshe Melako of the Golani Brigade, who was killed in Gaza.

An Israeli soldier is missing in the Gaza Strip and presumed dead, local media quoted the military as saying on Tuesday, two days after the Islamist Hamas group announced it had captured a soldier...

Britain to hold public inquiry into death of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko

New investigation: Alexander Litvinenko in hopsital after being poisoned in November 2006.

Britain said on Tuesday it will hold a public inquiry into the death of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko.

Rolf Harris child sex abuse education video surfaces after entertainer found guilty in London court

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Esther Han Video called 'Kids Can Say No' was developed in the mid-1980s, when Harris was indecently assaulting young women and girls.

London's red tops react to Rolf Harris verdict

Red-top rage: How The Sun and the Daily Mirror saw the Rolf Harris verdict. Photo: Supplied

Damien Murphy The British red top newspapers immediately linked Rolf Harris with the disgraced and dead paedophile Jimmy Savile after the Australian was found guilty of sexual assault.

Rolf Harris at London court for sentencing over indecent assault charges

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Nick Miller Convicted sex offender Rolf Harris has arrived at court in London to be sentenced for 12 indecent assaults on four girls in the UK between 1968 and 1986.

Pakistan's MQM party leader released on bail in London

The exiled leader of Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement party has been released on bail in London after being arrested on suspicion of money laundering, a police source says.

Uber protests snarl Paris traffic as London cabs gather

London taxi drivers alongside their parked cabs on The Mall during the protest.

Amy Thomson, Cornelius Rahn and Daniele Lepido Uber Technologies, the car-sharing service that's rankling cabbies across the US, is fighting its biggest protest yet from European drivers who say the smartphone application threatens their...

Rolf Harris trial set to resume in London

Nick Miller One of Rolf Harris’ alleged victims was due to take the witness stand overnight, as his trial gets under way in earnest.

Rolf Harris: Australian woman says she was assaulted in London pub, court told

Australian entertainer Rolf Harris arrives at court on Monday.

Nick Miller, Europe Correspondent Australian Tonya Lee has told a court that Rolf Harris invited her to sit on his knee in a London pub, then he sexually abused her, when she was 15-years-old.

Fear and unrest after Pakistani leader's arrest in London

A bus burns on the streets of Karachi after news reached the city of the London arrest of political leader Altaf Hussain.

Declan Walsh British police have arrested Altaf Hussain, the leader of a powerful Pakistani political party, on suspicion of money laundering, causing panic in the Pakistani city of Karachi, where businesses...

London's trail of entombed excavators

Property experts estimate there could be up to 1000 excavators buried under London.

Alice Philipson Wealthy home owners who have added new basement floors are leaving a trail of entombed diggers around London because they are cheaper to bury than lift to street level.

Tube strike disrupts millions in London

A passenger waits for a tube train that did not arrive on an empty platform during rush hour at Oxford Circus underground station in London.

Millions of commuters in London have faced delay and disruption after Tube staff went on strike over plans to close ticket offices on the subway train system.

London South Bank University's research pub

London South Bank University's research pub is the first of its kind. It is a 'fake' pub situated within the School of Psychology at London South Bank University, and features beer taps, a fruit...

Support for Scottish independence rises after London warns on pound

Belinda Goldsmith Support for Scottish independence has risen after Britain's three main political parties warned the Scots they would not be able to keep the pound if they left the United Kingdom, the first opinion...

John Kerry arrives in London for meeting with Sergei Lavrov over Ukraine

John Kerry leaves Number 10 Downing Street after meeting the British Prime Minister.

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in London to press his Russian counterpart to halt a takeover of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula after clashes killed one person and injured dozens in the...

London skeletons yield clues to Black Death

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He was breast-fed as a baby, moved to London from another part of England, had bad tooth decay in childhood, grew up to work as a laborer and died in early adulthood from the bubonic plague that...

Zanzibar acid attack victims return to London

Zanzibar acid burn victims Katie Gee and Kirstie Trup (left).

Two teenage victims of an acid attack in Zanzibar were being treated in a specialist burns unit in London on Friday as police were ordered to arrest a radical Islamic preacher suspected of inspiring...