Archie Battersbee, boy at heart of UK court battle, dies after life support ends

A 12-year-old boy who had been in a coma for four months died Saturday at a London hospital after doctors ended the life-sustaining treatment his family had fought to continue. Archie Battersbee’s mother, Hollie Dance, said her son died at 12:15 pm, about two hours after the hospital began withdrawing treatment. British courts rejected both … Read more

Archie Battersbee, boy at heart of UK court battle, dies after life support ends

A 12-year-old boy who had been in a coma for four months died Saturday at a London hospital after doctors ended the life-sustaining treatment his family had fought to continue. Archie Battersbee’s mother, Hollie Dance, said her son died at 12:15 pm, about two hours after the hospital began withdrawing treatment. British courts rejected both … Read more

Boy at heart of UK court battle dies after life support ends

LONDON — A 12-year-old boy who had been in a coma for four months died Saturday at a London hospital after doctors ended the life-sustaining treatment his family had fought to continue. Archie Battersbee’s mother, Hollie Dance, said her son died at 12:15 pm, about two hours after the hospital began withdrawing treatment. British courts … Read more

What are popular baby names associated with travel? See the lists

Baby Emma, ​​David or Elizabeth? Not for American parents Caitlin and Luke McNeal. Rather than naming their children after grandparents, biblical figures or the British monarchy, the couple chose the names of places that hold meaningful travel memories for them. “Kinsale was when we lived in Ireland, and we vacationed in Kinsale and fell in … Read more

HBO’s ‘Industry’ Season 2 Is as Sexy, Druggy, and Gripping as Ever

“Isn’t it lucky that no one’s ever satisfied?” says Eric Tao, played by Ken Leung, to junior colleagues Harper Stern (Myha’la Herrold) and Rishi Ramdani (Sagar Radia) before bursting into laughter in Industry Season 2. This cynical yet gleeful observation might as well be the tagline for the HBO television series, which returns on Aug. … Read more

Maggie’s legacy: Divisive Thatcher looms over UK Tory race

LONDON (AP) — Two people are running to be Britain’s next prime ministerbut a third presence looms over the contest: Margaret Thatcher. The late former prime minister dominated Britain in the 1980s, and has left a large and contested legacy. Critics see her as an intransigent ideologue whose free-market policies frayed social bonds and gutted … Read more

London fire department busiest day since WWII

An aerial view shows the rubble and destruction in a residential area following a large blaze the previous day, on July 20, 2022 in Wennington, Greater London. Leon Neal | Getty Images Europe is suffering under an unprecedented heat wave, leaving firefighters in London dealing with a huge surge in emergency calls. “Yesterday was the … Read more

Kate Middleton and Prince William going stateside? Earthshot Prize ceremony will be held in Boston

Prince William’s Earthshot Prize will be held in Boston this year in honor of President John F. Kennedy’s Moon Shot challenge, Kensington Palace has announced. The annual ceremony, first launched in London in 2021, will take place in early December and has raised the odds that both the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, both 40, … Read more

London wakes up to the realities of heat wave hell as its European neighbors battle widespread wildfires

London — Some European nations were still battling their worst wildfires in decades Wednesday as the UK woke up to relief after its hottest day on record. As CBS News correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports, flames have torn through tinder dry brush in an area covering thousands of miles from Greece to Portugal. The widespread heat … Read more

UK breaks record for highest temperature as Europe sizzles

LONDON (AP) — Britain shattered its record for highest temperature ever registered Tuesday amid a heat wave that has seared swaths of Europe, as the UK’s national weather forecaster said such highs are now a fact of life in a country ill-prepared for such extremes . The typically temperate nation was just the latest to … Read more