The Fugue upsets Treve in Royal Ascot Wednesday feature race

The Fugue upsets Treve in Royal Ascot Wednesday feature race

The Fugue wins Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot, defeating Magician, Arc winner Treve and other international stars; other results and Thursday preview
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Footprints found in British rocks said oldest ever outside of Africa

LONDON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Footprints fund preserved in rocks on the coast of England are the earliest human footprints ever found outside of Africa, researchers say.
Second man with bird flu in Hong Kong dies

Second man with bird flu in Hong Kong dies

HONG KONG, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- An 80-year-old man was the first to die of avian flu H7N9 -- bird flu -- in Honk Kong, health officials say.
Breast cancer drug anastrozole halves risk of tumors in at-risk women

Breast cancer drug anastrozole halves risk of tumors in at-risk women

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Researchers have found that the breast cancer drug anastrozole can halve the risk of getting the cancer in high-risk postmenopausal women.
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Duke's son admits beating wife

BRISTOL, England, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A younger son of the duke of Beaufort pleaded guilty Monday to physical assaults on his wife, some of them taking place at the family's historic seat.
Hong Kong reports its first case of H7N9 bird flu

Hong Kong reports its first case of H7N9 bird flu

Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Hong Kong reports its first case of the new H7N9 strain of the bird flu virus -- the first reported case outside mainland China -- in a worker from Indonesia.
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Obese Frenchman on way home by ambulance and ferry

LONDON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A young Frenchman weighing more than 500 pounds was finally on the way home Wednesday after a tortuous trip from the United States, a transport company says.

Airline that flew 500-pound Frenchman to U.S. won't take him home

CHICAGO, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A French family says British Airways, which flew their 500-pound son to the United States for medical treatment a year and a half ago, now won't fly him home.

Liverpool to restore historic Cunard Building as cruise facility

LIVERPOOL, England, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The city of Liverpool, England, says it will buy the historic Cunard Building on its waterfront to serve passengers for popular River Mersey tourist cruises.

Genetic study focuses on human autoimmune diseases

LONDON, May 22 (UPI) -- British researchers say they've completed the largest sequencing study of human disease to date, focusing on the genetic basis of six autoimmune diseases.

Technology lets fragile, 'unreadable' historical documents to be read

CARDIFF, Wales, May 16 (UPI) -- British researchers say new technology can read "unreadable," fragile historic documents that could crack and crumble if unrolled or unfolded.

Justin Welby installed as archbishop

CANTERBURY, England, March 21 (UPI) -- Anglican leaders from around the world watched Thursday as Justin Welby was enthroned as archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Church of England.

Extent of swine flu investigated

LONDON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A U.N. study said at least one-in-five people, including half of school-age children, were infected with swine flu in the first year of the pandemic in 2009.

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Illness sweeps two Caribbean cruise ships

LONDON, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The norovirus was suspected in an outbreak of nausea aboard a pair of cruise ships in the Caribbean, U.S. health officials said this weekend.
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Queen Mary
The Queen Mary 2 passes under the Golden Gate Bridge on it's maiden voyage into the San Francisco Bay as crowds in Sausalito, California watch on January 4, 2007. (UPI Photo/Aaron Kehoe)

The following ships are named Queen Mary:

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