WWelcome to loudounonline.com's Loudoun County Virginia business directory. Please use the search box below to look for businesses in and surrounding Loudoun County.
Looking to find insurance products, pet supplies, automobile repair, wedding help, lawn care, home repair, real estate information or many other local businesses - we hope to help.
We also provide separate listings for area places of worship and non-profit organizations.
If you own a business not listed, click here to add your listing. If you would like to recommend a business for listing, please search first. If not found, you will be given a chance to recommend the business.
We are also happy to include a variety of sources for world news and sports headlines. To check the Loudoun County weather forecast, click here.
BBC World News
Yahoo World News
Declaring 'new beginning,' EU and Turkey seal migrant deal
By Francesco Guarascio and Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Turkey promised to help stem the flow of migrants to Europe in return for cash, visas and renewed talks on joining the EU in a deal struck on Sunday that the Turkish prime minister called a "new beginning" for the uneasy neighbors. Leaders of the European Union met Turkish premier Ahmet Davutoglu in Brussels on Sunday to finalize an agreement hammered out by diplomats over the past month, as Europeans struggle to limit the strain on their 28-nation bloc from taking in hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. A key element is 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion) in EU aid for the 2.2 million Syrians now in Turkey.
Russian air strikes kill at least 30 in stepped up raids in northwest Syria
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian jets killed at least 30 people in the town of Ariha in northwestern Syria on Sunday, rescue workers in the rebel-held area said, part of an escalation of Russian strikes near the Turkish border. In separate air strikes closer to the frontier with Turkey, jets believed to be Russian hit a truck depot that was also struck on Thursday, destroying 10 trailers and killing five people, a rebel in the area said. Officials at the Russian defense ministry could not immediately be reached for comment.
Syria's Assad says his enemies increasing support for insurgents
BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al Assad told a senior Iranian official on Sunday that his adversaries had increased weapon supplies and financial support to insurgents since the start of a major offensive aided by his allies to regain lost territory. Assad was quoted by state media as telling Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Iran's supreme leader, that the military support his country was getting from Iran and Russia had pushed the enemy states he did not name to "further escalate and increase financing and equipping of terrorists". The Syrian army said on Saturday that Turkey had increased supplies of weapons, ammunition and equipment to what it described as terrorists in Syria.
Turkey recovers body of pilot from downed Russian jet
By Dasha Afanasieva and Lidia Kelly ANKARA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey recovered the body of a Russian pilot from northern Syria and presented it to Russian diplomats on Sunday, five days after shooting down his warplane in an incident that wrecked relations between two of the main powers involved in Syria's war. A coffin carrying Oleg Peshkov arrived by ambulance on the tarmac of Hatay Airport in southern Turkey near the Syrian border, a Reuters photographer said. It was flown to the capital Ankara, where according to Russia's RIA news agency it was met at an airfield by Moscow's ambassador and military attache.
Negotiators grab head start on monumental climate challenge
By Barbara Lewis and Bate Felix PARIS (Reuters) - Senior negotiators from almost 200 nations on Sunday began thrashing out a new global deal to curb climate change as the president of China, the world's biggest polluter, landed in Paris. The United Nations conference begins at summit level on Monday, when more than 150 heads of state and government - including U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping - will attend talks at a sprawling complex north of the French capital. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said the aim was to give the world the means to cap global warming at 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times or even 1.5 degrees.
Mourners at funeral of Kurdish lawyer cast doubt over justice
By Seyhmus Cakan DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Mourners at the funeral on Sunday of Tahir Elci, a Kurdish lawyer and human rights activist gunned down a day earlier in Turkey's volatile southeast, said they were skeptical that those responsible for his killing would be brought to justice. Funerals also took place of two policemen killed in the attack in the city of Diyarbakir, the center of unrest in the mostly Kurdish region. Hundreds of people have been killed since a ceasefire between the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and Turkish security forces collapsed in July, reigniting a conflict in which some 40,000 people have died since it began in 1984.
Planned Parenthood says Colorado shooter opposed abortion
Planned Parenthood said on Sunday that news reports that the gunman who attacked its Colorado health clinic had uttered "no more baby parts" during his arrest showed that the suspect was motivated by an anti-abortion agenda. The remark attributed to suspect Robert Lewis Dear was an apparent reference to Planned Parenthood's abortion activities and its role in delivering fetal tissue to medical researchers, a hot button issue in the 2016 race for the presidency. "We now know the man responsible for the tragic shooting at PP's health center in Colorado was motivated by opposition to safe and legal abortion," the organization said on Twitter.
Salvadoran church apologizes for pedophilia cases
The archbishop of El Salvador's capital apologized Sunday for pedophilia cases involving a bishop and a priest and pledged to clean house. Bishop Jesus Delgado, 77, was suspended from his functions last week as number three in the country's archdiocese after the alleged victim, today a 42-year-old woman, came forward with her account. The other alleged offender, who denies the accusations against him, is a priest named Juan Francisco Galvez, who was suspended in October.
Bale, Ronaldo score in Madrid's 2-0 win at Eibar
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Gareth Bale scored his first goal in three months for Real Madrid before Cristiano Ronaldo added a penalty to secure a 2-0 win at Eibar on Sunday and end its two-game losing run in the Spanish league.
Bosnian Serbs dismiss top court's order to change discriminatory law
By Gordana Katana BANJA LUKA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Bosnian Serb political leaders declared on Sunday they would not obey a ruling by Bosnia's top court to change a holidays law discriminating against other ethnic groups, dismissing the court as a "political body" which brings "political acts". "We are not giving up on the Republika Srpska Statehood Day, the Jan. 9, and we will continue to celebrate it," Branislav Borenovic, the head of the opposition Party of Democratic Progress (PDP), said at a news conference held with other five party leaders. Instead, they said they would ask for the creation of a law on the constitutional court that would establish a mechanism of ethnic voting to prevent judges of any ethnic group from outvoting judges of other ethnic groups.
Human chains, Hollywood heavyweights in global climate rallies
From Sydney to London, humid Rio to chilly New York, at least 683,000 hit the streets in 2,300 events across 175 countries at the weekend, co-organiser and campaign group Avaaz said, calling it the largest number of people to protest over climate change all at once. About 50,000 demonstrators gathered in London's Hyde Park alone, many donning animal costumes to resemble bumblebees, cows, polar bears and exotic fish, while others brandished placards bearing stark warnings. "This is the problem of our generation and the next," said 37-year-old Frenchwoman Katia Herault in London, who had only a Nemo costume protecting her from pouring rain and howling winds.
Hamburg voters reject 2024 Olympic bid in referendum
Hamburg residents rejected the German port city's bid to host the 2024 Olympics in a public referendum on Sunday.
'No Planet B,' marchers worldwide tell leaders before U.N. climate summit
By Megan Rowling and Morag MacKinnon PARIS/PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - More than half a million people from Australia to Paraguay joined the biggest day of climate change activism in history on Sunday, telling world leaders gathering for a summit in Paris there is "No Planet B" in the fight against global warming. Among the high heels and sandals were a pair of plain black shoes sent by Pope Francis, who has been a vocal advocate for action to prevent dangerous climate change, and jogging shoes from U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. About 10,000 people joined arms to form a human chain through Paris along the 3-km (2-mile) route of the banned march, organizers said.
Svindal claims double Canadian triumph
Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal followed up a downhill triumph with a victory in Sunday's Alpine Ski World Cup men's super-G race at Lake Louise. It was the eighth career victory on the Canadian piste for Svindal, a two-time world downhill and overall champion who captured Sunday's super-G in 1min 29.30sec. Reigning Olympic downhill champion Matthias Mayer of Austria was second in 1:29.65, 0.10sec ahead of Italy's Peter Fill, who reached his second podium of the weekend.
Shiffrin wins 2nd straight World Cup slalom in Aspen
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won back-to-back World Cup slalom races in Aspen, overcoming an early mistake in her final run Sunday to still win by a large margin.
Brazil links dengue-like virus to birth defects in babies
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The dengue-like Zika virus has been linked for the first time to cases of babies being born with small heads, or microcephaly, Brazil's government said.
Caen climbs to 2nd in French league
PARIS (AP) — Defender Damien Da Silva scored twice as surprise package Caen climbed to second place in the French league with a 4-1 rout of Bordeaux on Sunday.
US shooter apparently targeted clinic that does abortions: mayor
The bearded drifter accused of being America's latest random killer apparently made a family planning clinic that does abortions his specific target, the mayor of the town rocked by the shooting said Sunday. Details have begun to trickle out about what may have driven the suspect, Robert Lewis Dear, 57, to go on a rampage with a high-powered rifle at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado, killing three people. The clinic performs abortions -- a highly emotive and divisive practice in America.
'Lay down your arms', pope says in divided Central Africa
Pope Francis on Sunday urged the warring factions in Central African Republic to lay down their weapons as he brought a message of peace to a country ravaged by sectarian violence. As his plane touched down, those waiting burst into cheers and singing as he began a 24-hour visit to one of Africa's poorest and most unstable countries on a trip that has had his security detail working overtime. For the short ride to the presidential palace, Francis travelled in his open-topped popemobile, with huge crowds, many of them children and young people, cheering wildly as he passed, some waving branches in a sign of peace.
Fathers' rights protesters climb onto Buckingham Palace roof
LONDON (AP) — British police say two men have scaled Buckingham Palace in an apparent protest over fathers' rights.
BBC Sports News
BBC Americas News
Cool abortion debate - Colorado governor
Colorado's state governor urges both sides of the US abortion debate to "tone down the rhetoric", following Friday's family planning clinic attack.
Influential US paper backs Christie
Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie receives the endorsement of an influential paper in New Hampshire ahead of the Republican primary there.
Adele's new album breaks US records
Adele's comeback album - 25 - has sold a record-breaking 3.38 million copies in its first week on sale in the US, according to Nielsen Music.
Trump denies mocking disabled reporter
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump denies mocking a disabled reporter during a campaign address this week.
Canada 'to admit Alan Kurdi relatives'
Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, whose drowning off Turkey triggered an international outcry, are to be admitted to Canada, his aunt says.
Charges over Chicago child 'execution'
Chicago police say a 27-year-old man has been charged with murder over the execution-style shooting of a nine-year-old boy.
Miss World Canada 'barred from China'
Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the Chinese city hosting this year's pageant.
Security tightened for NY Thanksgiving
A record number of police officers patrolled the streets of Manhattan during this year's Thanksgiving Day parade.
Dutch to appeal Starbucks tax ruling
The Dutch finance ministry says it will fight a ruling ordering it to recover as much as €30m (£21.2m) in tax from Starbucks.
Space rocket debris found off Scilly
A large chunk of what is believed to have been an unmanned American space rocket is found in the sea off the Isles of Scilly.
VIDEO: Dashboard camera catches near miss
Three people in Connecticut have a narrow escape after a car careens out of control and smashes into the vehicle next to them.
VIDEO: Tributes paid to Colorado shooting victims
The operator of a family planning clinic in the US city of Colorado Springs pays tribute to her staff, following a shooting on Friday in which three people died.
VIDEO: 'Exploded SpaceX rocket' found in UK
Maritime and Coastguard Agency find what they believe is a Nasa rocket which blew up moments after take-off in June.
VIDEO: 'Audio warning' released by Turkish military
The Turkish military has released what it says is an audio recording of the warning given to the Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border.
VIDEO: Huge gingerbread house on display
A 22ft (6.7m) high gingerbread house has been unveiled at a San Francisco hotel, made out of 8,000 pieces of gingerbread and sweets.
VIDEO: Citizen journalists capture life in Raqqa under Islamic State
Citizen journalists are the main - and often only - source of information about life in a city controlled by the so-called Islamic State.
VIDEO: Baby found in NY church nativity manger
A newborn baby has been called ''a miracle child'' after being found in the nativity manger of the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York.
VIDEO: Man lives after demolition goes wrong
A demolition worker has survived after a 113-year-old smokestack fell on him in Alabama, US.
Obama's 'hopeless' push for gun control
Barack Obama says the nation will have to address gun control "at some point", but Republicans counter that more government regulation can't stop attacks like the one in Charleston.
HIV pill price cut by half in US
The company that sparked an outcry by raising the price of its HIV drug in the US by 5,000% says it will cut its price for some users.
Current Forecast for Leesburg
Sunday, 29 November 2015
CLM at 0 mph