Articles by Beth Gardiner



London Is Wary on Bombings Anniversary

  • 07 July 06
  • The Associated Press
London's sweaty subway cars are as jam-packed as ever this summer and the red double-decker buses still roll through a capital crowded with commuters and photo-snapping tourists.

Aid to Afghanistan Will Continue, Donors Say

  • 01 February 06
  • The Associated Press
Envoys from nearly 70 nations and international bodies vowed Tuesday to keep up the flow of support to Afghanistan, which is still plagued by violence and poverty more than four years after the fall of the Taliban.

Putin: Iran Reviews Enrichment Offer

  • 17 January 06
  • The Associated Press
President Vladimir Putin on Monday urged caution in dealing with the Iranian nuclear program, saying that Tehran might still agree to move its uranium enrichment program to Russia -- a step that could resolve the deadlock over Iran's nuclear ambitions.

Britain Takes a Shine to Its Royal Newlyweds

  • 12 April 05
  • The Associated Press
The ceremony went smoothly, the guests were all smiles and the couple's jitters seemed sweetly endearing.

Charles, Parker Bowles Finally Exchange Vows

  • 11 April 05
  • The Associated Press
Signing a registrar's book and kneeling before the archbishop of Canterbury, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles sealed in matrimony a romance sparked more than 30 years ago and blamed by many for poisoning his marriage to Britain's beloved Princess Diana.

Blair Says Iraq Has One Final Chance

  • 26 February 03
  • The Associated Press
British Prime Minister Tony Blair dismissed as misguided Tuesday a French-German-Russian plan to give weapons inspectors more time to search Iraq.

Storm Winds Kill 24, Disrupt Travel

  • 29 October 02
  • The Associated Press
Powerful winds lashed Britain and northwestern Europe as a storm swept through the region, killing at least 24 people Sunday and causing major travel disruptions.

Mosque Leader Gave Warning of Radicals

  • 28 December 01
  • The Associated Press
The leader of a south London mosque whose members once included a man now suspected of trying to detonate explosives aboard an airliner said Thursday that his warnings that radicals were recruiting young Muslims went unheeded.

Condolences Mixed With Celebration

  • 12 September 01
  • The Associated Press
There were celebrations on the West Bank, and Iraqi television played a patriotic song that begins ""Down with America!"" as it showed the World Trade Center's towers falling.