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  • Malala Yousafzai's journey from Pakistani schoolgirl to peace symbol

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malala Yousafzai's journey from Pakistani schoolgirl to Nobel Peace Prize winner has entranced the world as the teenager emerged defiant after a near-fatal attack by the Taliban to fight for girls' rights. Two...
  • Court clears Britain to take tighter control of online gambling

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's plans to bring licensing and taxation of online gambling companies under UK control got the green light on Friday when a court dismissed a legal challenge to the move. Bookmakers with big British businesses including...
  • Anti-EU party up-ends UK politics by targeting left and right

    LONDON (Reuters) - After years of promising a political earthquake, the UK Independence Party is causing tremors. It poached one of Prime Minister David Cameron's parliamentary seats and almost took another from the Labour party. The anti-EU party's...
  • Weavering hedge fund boss faces London trial

    LONDON (Reuters) - The founder of one of London's oldest hedge funds, whose $600 million Weavering business collapsed in the wake of the financial crisis, goes on trial next Monday accused of 16 criminal counts of fraud, false accounting and forgery....
  • Danish parties seek deal to block Eurosceptic party from policy

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's mainstream parties, ruling and in opposition, are rushing to conclude an agreement governing their policies towards the European Union before an election next year in which a far-right Eurosceptic party is expected to make...
  • Angelina Jolie, now an honorary dame, meets with Queen Elizabeth II

    Angelina Jolie, now an honorary dame, meets with Queen Elizabeth II
    Queen of England, meet Maleficent! Angelina has received physical proof from Queen Elizabeth II that she is an honorary dame. "Ms. Angelina Jolie was received by The Queen today when HM presented her with the Insignia of an Honorary Damehood," read a...
  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth makes actress Angelina Jolie a Dame

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth makes actress Angelina Jolie a Dame
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth made actress Angelina Jolie an honorary Dame at a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday in recognition of her campaigning to end sexual violence in war zones and for services to UK foreign policy....
  • READER SUBMITTED: New England Database User Group Database networking group

    The Hospital for Special Care of New Britain hosted the New England Database User Group, the premier database networking group for Discovery Training Services clients. - Ryan Carr, presented best practices for custom reporting, as Director of Systems...
  • Ebola fears spread as Spanish nurse worsens, British man tested

    Ebola fears spread as Spanish nurse worsens, British man tested
    Fears that the Ebola outbreak will spread globally rose on Thursday with the deteriorating health of an infected Spanish nurse, a British man who died in Macedonia being tested for the virus and more demands by U.S. lawmakers for travel bans. At least 26...
  • UK's Liberal Democrats weigh future coalition options ahead of 2015 vote

    GLASGOW Scotland (Reuters) - Since partnering with Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives in 2010, the junior party in Britain's first coalition government since World War Two has watched its opinion poll ratings slump. The Liberal Democrats have...
  • PLO says global public opinion backs recognizing Palestine

    RAMALLAH (Reuters) - A senior Palestinian official said on Thursday that European moves toward recognizing an independent Palestine would bring them in line with global public opinion, ahead of a symbolic British parliament debate on the issue set for...