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12/06/2016 07:26 AM
UK finance chief doesn't rule out paying to tap EU market

Britain's finance chief has refused to rule out the possibility that the country may continue paying into European Union coffers for access to the single market after leaving the bloc. In a rare appearance for the regular meeting of the EU's 28 finance ministers, Philip Hammond stressed Tuesday that he wants to minimize the economic disruption from Britain's exit.


12/02/2016 06:14 PM
H.E.L.P. House looking for donations, volunteers -

The H.E.L.P. House is looking for volunteers and donations for its annual Little Lambs Christmas Outreach on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon. The London-based group will be accepting donations at its 122 E. Center St. office.


12/02/2016 02:13 PM
UK's Liberal Democrats unseat Zac Goldsmith in London vote

Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has unseated Zac Goldsmith, a one-time Conservative Party rising star who ran as an independent in a parliamentary special vote in the London borough of Richmond. Goldsmith quit the Conservative party after the government decided to approve the expansion of Heathrow Airport - a decision that will affect his west London neighborhood, which is under the flight path.


12/02/2016 07:50 AM
People can now share an Uber beyond London's city centre with UberPool

The UberPool service that allows people to share an Uber ride with someone going in a similar direction has been significantly expanded across London. UberPool, which landed in London a year ago , has been expanded to cover all of Zone 3. That means it's now possible to take a reduced price ride with a stranger out to places like Wimbledon, Muswell Hill, Dulwich, Lewisham and London City Airport.


12/01/2016 02:05 PM
Man charged with abducting girlfriend back in court

A London man accused of keeping his girlfriend against her will for a month and beating her may claim mental illness as a defense. Allemang waived his right to a speedy trial in Madison County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday to give his attorney Jesse Stacy, more time to work on the case.


12/01/2016 09:48 AM
State to lease, not sell prison farm land

Demonstrators protest the closure of prison farms in May outside London Correctional Institution as the prison's dairy cows began to be auctioned off. Instead, the state will lease 1,296-plus acres along Old Springfield Road and State Route 38, in the vicinity of Madison and London correctional institutions, for at least a year, according to Tom Hoyt, chief of communications for the Ohio Department of Administrative Services.


11/30/2016 12:32 PM
Infant death case set for spring trial

A London woman charged in the death of a 7-month-old baby boy intends to take the case to trial, it seems. Jessica Carter, 35, was arraigned in Madison County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday.


11/29/2016 07:54 PM
An Olde Fashioned proposal: London man pops the question in the rain -

Clark Duffey, of London, proposes to his girlfriend, Kate Lambert, during Olde Fashioned Christmas on Monday evening. The proposal included a horse-drawn carriage ride and singing by the Music Men of London.


11/29/2016 07:53 PM
A soggy Olde Fashioned Christmas -

Members of the Dirty Boots and Shiny Belt Buckles 4-H Club sell homemade ornaments in front of Mabe's Clothing during Monday's Olde Fashioned Christmas in London. Ash Abshear, 4, of London, shares his Christmas wish list with Santa inside an empty storefront at 7 S. Main St. The boy is hoping for many Batman-related gifts this year.


11/29/2016 11:20 AM
Woman faces charges for infanta s death -

Jessica Carter, 35, of London, was caring for 7-month-old Noah Hagmeier in her home on May 19 when he was reported not breathing. The baby was found face down and unresponsive in a portable crib, according to Detective Greg Perkins of the London Police Department.


11/29/2016 09:15 AM
UK denies 'have cake and eat it' note is Brexit policy

The British government denied Tuesday that its strategy for exiting the European Union had been leaked through a set of handwritten notes suggesting the U.K.'s aim is to "have cake and eat it." Despite its lofty ambition, the same document appears to concede that the government will have to quit the EU single market when it actually leaves the bloc.


11/27/2016 08:51 AM
John Switzer | From the Stump: First Broad Street bridge a wooden marvel

This photograph shows the second Broad Street bridge - the bottom of the image shows the intersection of Broad and Front street, with West Broad Street extending across the Scioto River up the left side of the image - which was built in 1883. This bridge was damaged in the 1913 flood.


11/26/2016 02:28 PM
Don't get nostalgic: Punk music memorabilia burned in London

Don't get nostalgic about punk music - and if you do, don't go collecting memorabilia from the glory days of the Sex Pistols. That seemed to be the message Saturday when the son of Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren and fashion designer Vivienne Westwood set fire to an extensive collection of punk memorabilia on a boat in central London.


11/26/2016 10:17 AM
Phat Daddy's free Thanksgiving dinner draws 366

Jake Green, center, and Jennifer Natyes, right, help distribute pie, silverware and drinks to those picking up a free Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at Phat Daddy's in London. The restaurant was staffed by 25 friends and family of Harris and her employees.


11/25/2016 03:26 PM
State Theater hosting film festival

"Claymation Zombies," a short feature by Jake Jolley, is one of the official selections of this year's London Film Festival. The festival is held at the London State Theater during Olde Fashioned Christmas, on the evening of Nov. 28. The London Film Festival will once again be held at the London State Theater during downtown London's Olde Fashioned Christmas on Monday, Nov. 28. "This year's selections include two films that premiered at the State during the year," Rob Treynor, owner of the London State said.