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  • Norton Museum goes 'Green' for British landscapes

    Norton Museum goes 'Green' for British landscapes
    The Norton Museum of Art keeps calm and carries on through the holidays with this new collection of 60 works borrowed from the National Museum Wales. Pieces by Claude Monet, Thomas Gainsborough, John Constable and more chart the rapid expansion the...
  • Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain

    Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain
    In 1960, photographer Bruce Davidson needed an escape route. He had just spent 11 months in Brooklyn shooting a teenage street gang for Esquire magazine, and now he found himself getting unwanted attention from grown-up gangsters who suspected Davidson...
  • Britain investigates alleged VIP pedophile ring from '70s and '80s

    The allegations about so-called VIP pedophiles involve prestigious London addresses, some of the highest-ranking members of Britain’s establishment and the suspected abuse of young boys in the 1970s and 1980s, including three who were slain. Six...
  • A beautiful L.A. kiss-off from the departing Laura Marling

     A beautiful L.A. kiss-off from the departing Laura Marling
    Laura Marling is much better known in London than in Highland Park, where until early December she'd been living for some of the last few years spent in Los Angeles. In England, the folk singer, 24, gets stopped a few times a day by fans who've...
  • British efforts to curb Islamic radicalization seen as ineffective

     British efforts to curb Islamic radicalization seen as ineffective
    Bright lights glared overhead at the outdoor playing field where Tarik Khan was deep into a friendly game of seven-a-side soccer in the late-November cold. Khan, 32, heads a youth league of the Bangladesh Football Assn., a British organization that...
  • National Champ New Britain PAL Cheerleaders To Be Honored

    NEW BRITAIN — The Raiders Midget Cheerleaders, winners of a national competition earlier this month, will be honored Monday at a ceremony at the New Britain Police Department. The cheerleaders, ages 11 to 14, won their division at the 2014 Pop...
  • British library bans stinky patrons

    British library bans stinky patrons
    Loud talking might be frowned upon at libraries across the world, but it's not the only thing that can get would-be bookworms booted out. In Birmingham, England, three patrons have been banned from the city's main library for smelling bad. The...
  • Scotland's first confirmed Ebola patient being treated in Glasgow

    A healthcare worker who just returned from helping to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been confirmed as Scotland’s first case of the disease, officials said Monday. The patient, a woman not identified by name, is being treated at the...
  • Scottish nurse with Ebola transferred to London

    A British health care worker who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa has been transferred from Scotland to an isolation unit in London for special treatment. The woman arrived at the Royal Free Hospital in north London on Tuesday. She was...
  • Scottish Ebola patient moved to London; second patient tested

    A Scottish nurse diagnosed with Ebola was transferred from Glasgow to London on Tuesday as British officials sought to reassure the public that the situation was under control. “Safety measures are working well -- and the risk to the public is...
  • Dec. 7 Ceremony Will Honor Pearl Harbor Casualties

    NEW BRITAIN — The National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument will be the scene of a ceremony Dec. 7 in memory of the Pearl Harbor attack and the approximately 2,400 lives that it took. Organizers are inviting the public to hear Raymond Greene, a World War...