London

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
London's Heathrow Airport, seen here, has won a controversial expansion said to be devastating to local residents as well as the country's climate commitments. (Photo: Hugh Llewelyn/cc/flickr)
"Unforgivable," a "grotesque folly," an "environmental travesty" are just some of the ways critics are describing the decision on Tuesday by U.K. lawmakers to approve London's Heathrow Airport expansion despite fierce resistance from residents and environmental groups, who say the move prioritizes business above people and planet. U.K. ministers...
Nika Knight, staff writer
From Phoenix, Arizona, to London, UK, the cry was the same: "Black lives matter...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Update: Labour candidate Sadiq Khan resoundingly won London's mayoral race on...

Further

Lest we forget, amidst the post-Brexit chaos and hate crimes there is this: Protests, flashmobs, media campaigns, petitions to revote, widespread assertions of our common humanity, and this fabulous selfie of London Mayor Sadiq Khan breaking Ramadan fast with Christians, Jews, Sikhs, young people all insisting, Yes, we can live like this. One U.K. pol on Brexit: "This isn’t taking our country back, this is turning Britain into a place we have never, ever been."

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