British spy chief: Law lets intel agencies defend themselves

LONDON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The chief of Britain's spy agency told a panel Thursday intelligence agencies were upset at payments made to terror suspects with liability claims.

British spy chief: Snowden leaks a 'gift' to terrorists

LONDON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Edward Snowden's spying leaks give terrorists "the gift they need to evade us and strike at will," the head of Britain's domestic intelligence agency said.

British government defends security services after soldier's death

LONDON, May 24 (UPI) -- Questions were being raised about Britain's handling of intelligence information related to two men accused in the brutal hacking death of a soldier in London.

Deputy to move to top spot at MI5

LONDON, March 29 (UPI) -- Andrew Parker, deputy director of the British security agency MI5, will move into the top spot when Jonathan Evans retires next month, officials said Thursday.
Avalanche star Sakic has surgery

Avalanche star Sakic has surgery

DENVER, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Colorado Avalanche star Joe Sakic is expected to be out of the lineup for about 10 weeks after surgery Wednesday for a herniated disc.

Nano World: Water harvesting surfaces

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- Beetles that harvest water from desert air have inspired the creation of printable surfaces that improve on nature with the aid of glass nanoparticles. These su

Camilla's daughter marries former model

LONDON, May 7 (UPI) -- An English country church was the setting for the wedding of the Duchess of Cornwall's daughter, Laura Parker Bowles, to a former underwear model.

Church: Prince Charles should apologize

LONDON, March 27 (UPI) -- A Church of England bishop says the Prince of Wales must apologize to Andrew Parker Bowles, for breaking up his marriage.

Prince Charles and Camilla shed old rings

LONDON, March 8 (UPI) -- With his second marriage looming, Britain's Prince Charles has finally taken off his wedding band, the Times of London reported Tuesday.

Prince Charles to wed Camilla in April

LONDON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Britain's heir to the throne, Prince Charles will marry his companion of 35 years, Camilla Parker Bowles in April, Sky News reported Thursday.

Beckham elevated to Diana status

LONDON, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- British researchers have determined British soccer star David Beckham has achieved the same level of mass popularity as the late Princess Diana.

Avalanche's Steve Moore leaves hospital

DENVER, March 23 (UPI) -- Colorado Avalanche center Steve Moore left a Denver hospital Tuesday two weeks after he was seriously injured by another player in an NHL game.

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JIM KLING, UPI Science Writer