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  • Netflix Run Brings U.K.'s 'Black Mirror' Into Light for U.S. Auds

    A bizarre and unsettling British sci-fi series that no traditional American TV network wanted to touch, "Black Mirror" has vaulted into the cultural zeitgeist Stateside after Netflix bought exclusive U.S. streaming rights for the show, whose two seasons...
  • British anti-doping body signs agreement with Crime Agency

    UK Anti-Doping has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Crime Agency as Britain beefs up its fight against the use and distribution of performance-enhancing substances. The independent body, created by the government in 2009 to...
  • UK says review of EU shows bloc must relinquish power 'in many areas'

    The European Union must relinquish power "in many areas" in favor of member states, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Thursday, announcing the end of a two year review of his country's relations with the bloc. Prime Minister David...
  • EU court says British visa rule illegal

    The European Union's supreme court told Britain on Thursday that it could no longer require entry visas in advance for non-EU citizens who are family members of EU citizens and hold a residence permit from another member state. Ruling in the case of...
  • Sitting at the top table with Argentine Speroni

    From regular Premier League football to being turned away from his own restaurant which is doing so well at weekends there are no free tables, life is good for Julian Speroni. There are regrets for the Crystal Palace goalkeeper like being overlooked by...
  • Bank of England's Cunliffe sees little direct exposure to UK from Russia

    Britain has little direct exposure to economic turmoil in Russia, but it is important to weigh up risks to the financial system resulting from the market strife, a senior Bank of England official said on Wednesday. BoE Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe also...
  • Inquiry clears British soldiers of murder and torture of Iraqis

    Allegations that British troops executed captured Iraqi prisoners and tortured or seriously abused others after a battle in 2004 were based on lies, a long-running inquiry concluded on Wednesday, exonerating the armed forces. The Al-Sweady inquiry,...
  • UK earnings recovery might not help Cameron much before vote

    The wages of British workers are rising and inflation is tumbling, but a turnaround in living standards may prove to be too little, too late for Prime Minister David Cameron as national elections approach. Earnings, excluding bonuses, grew by more than...
  • UK came 'within days' of Sydney-style terror attack: top policeman

    Britain thwarted a Sydney-style 'lone wolf' attack just days before it was due to happen, London's top policeman said on Wednesday, saying his force had foiled five terror plots in the last four months alone. Britain raised it terrorism alert to the...
  • Film Review: 'Get Santa'

    The director of the grisly British genre pictures "Creep" and "Severance" makes an unexpected segue into cheery comedy fare with the amiably rough-around-the edges "Get Santa." The tale of an estranged father and son bonding as they attempt to bust...
  • British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan

    British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan
    The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement. "We have heard the voice of Scotland and now the millions of voices of England...