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  • Iran, Britain seek to improve ties, say nuclear deal vital

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron's office said on Wednesday he and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed that the two countries should work to improve ties and it was crucial for Tehran and major powers to reach a long-...
  • A still United Kingdom

    News Bulletin: "Scotland has voted No to independence, after millions of voters took to the polls to decide the future of the United Kingdom." My immediate reaction and considered editorial opinion: Whew. Some stories still have a happy ending, and...
  • INTERVIEW-Violinist Benedetti: Populism to promote music is okay

    * Rejected path of "classical babe" product endorsements * Says very concerned about politics, society, education By Michael Roddy STAFFORD, England, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Violinist Nicola Benedetti has a best-selling album in the British pop charts so...
  • Tesco cuts profit outlook again and suspends staff after accounting error

    LONDON (Reuters) - Accounting mistakes in supplier contracts forced Tesco to suspend its UK boss along with three other senior executives and cut its profit outlook for the third time in two months, dealing another major blow to the world's No. 3...
  • EU's Barnier defends bank rescue fund plans

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union must shift more of the cost of a new rescue fund for banks onto the region's biggest lenders, lawmakers told the bloc's financial services chief on Monday. EU leaders have decided to complete a banking union by...
  • Rare 'Quincy' Statue At Yale Center for British Art

    Rare 'Quincy' Statue At Yale Center for British Art
    In 1215, Saher de Quincy, the Earl of Manchester, and 24 other barons forced King John of England to sign the Magna Carta, which limited the king's powers and protected their interests. Since the 1900s, statues of Quincy and other barons have stood in the...
  • British PM Cameron tries to quell party revolt over new powers for Scotland

    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron tried to head off a rebellion in his Conservative party over a promise of new powers for Scotland, highlighting the difficulty of giving Scots what they want after last week's...
  • Islamic State's soft weapon of choice: social media

    Wedged between tweets last week about Britain's economy, kilts and "The Simpsons'" Groundskeeper Willie was a Twitter message in Arabic that included the hashtags "#Scotland" and "#ScotlandDecides." But a link within the tweet's 140 characters wasn't...
  • UK opens first clinic for child victims of female genital mutilation

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's first specialist clinic for child victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) opened in London on Monday as part of a push to eradicate the illegal ritual in the country. The University College Hospital...
  • UK's opposition Labour to tell voters ahead of election: Trust us on economy

    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour party will try to convince voters it can be trusted with the economy by promising on Monday it would cut ministerial salaries and curb public spending if it wins a national election next year....
  • UK's opposition Labor to tell voters ahead of election: Trust us on economy

    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labor party will try to convince voters it can be trusted with the economy by promising on Monday it would cut ministerial salaries and curb public spending if it wins a national election next year....