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  • Prince George celebrates 1st birthday at home, queen makes cameo

    Prince George celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday with a tea party for the freshest face of the British monarchy. The firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and wife Catherine, formerly Kate Middleton, was feted with a gathering at his parents'...
  • Britain opens judicial probe into poisoning death of ex-KGB officer

    Britain opens judicial probe into poisoning death of ex-KGB officer
    The British government set up a judicial inquiry Tuesday into the strange death eight years ago of former KGB officer and Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, who authorities believe was slipped a lethal dose of radioactive polonium in his tea at a...
  • Rory McIlroy closing in on wire-to-wire win in British Open after 68

    Rory McIlroy closing in on wire-to-wire win in British Open after 68
    Making two eagles on the last three holes, Rory McIlroy shot another dazzling round at the British Open here Saturday and threatens to turn this into the second consecutive wire-to-wire affair in a major golf tournament. German Martin Kaymer won that...
  • British Open might be dry, dry again

    Much has changed in golf since they last played the British Open at Royal Liverpool here in 2006. Or has it? If you can harken back, that's the year where rainy, stormy, chilly western England wasn't rainy, stormy and chilly. It was none of the above....
  • Ford Fiesta becomes UK all-time best seller

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Budget, Hatchback, Ford, UK We may regard Ford as an American automaker, but ask a Brit and they may tell you otherwise. The Blue Oval has, after all, been selling cars in the UK since 1903, and started manufacturing there as...
  • Watching the royals at the British Open

    Watching the royals at the British Open
    HOYLAKE, England — From a little hill directly behind the 14th green at this year's British Open, we sit in the gorse and wait for the greats. First would come the Aging King. Two groups later, the Apparent Heir. The excitement builds along the...
  • Scotland's expats want a say on independence from Britain

    Scotland's expats want a say on independence from Britain
    From the time he was a wee lad on his grandpa's knee, Ian Cowe had pride in his Scottish roots drummed into his bonny little head. Born in Edinburgh, he went to college there, spent part of his career in Scotland and joined the local Scottish cultural...
  • British bank Lloyds to pay $370 million to settle Libor probes

    Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay nearly $370 million to American and British authorities, settling allegations the British bank manipulated a key interest rate. The penalties, announced Monday, are the latest extracted from major lenders for...
  • How to save both elephants and the ivory trade

    Because of British currency restrictions enacted just before World War II, my father had to come up with an innovative way of getting his cash out of England when, fearing a German invasion, we immigrated to the United States. He settled on silver. Before...
  • Man Booker longlist announced: First global list embraces America

    Man Booker longlist announced: First global list embraces America
    The first-ever global longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced Wednesday, and includes four Americans. For 2014, books written in English and published in Britain were eligible, regardless of the author's nationality. Americans on the list are...
  • AbbVie forced to retract claims of Shire investor support

    AbbVie forced to retract claims of Shire investor support
    AbbVie Inc. CEO Richard Gonzalez has landed in a bit of hot water for statements he made to certain newswires and U.K. press on Tuesday regarding shareholder support for his company's takeover bid for Shire Plc. The North Chicago-based pharmaceutical...