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  • Irish plays and actor have big day at UK Theatre Awards

    LONDON (Reuters) - It was a great day for the Irish at the UK Theatre Awards on Sunday as a new production of Brian Friel's "Translations" and Belfast-born "Game of Thrones" British-Irish actor Patrick O'Kane took two of the top awards. The awards...
  • Fire closes UK power generation unit, squeezing electricity supply

    LONDON (Reuters) - A fire at a British power station close to London has closed a power generation unit, which could exacerbate Britain's already constrained electricity supply as winter approaches and demand rises. While the fire that started on...
  • At 22, success has taken time for Britain's "Charli" Aitchison

    By Holly Rubenstein LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Not everyone who is on top of the fast-moving pop music scene has heard of Charlotte Aitchison, even by her stage name Charli XCX, but lots of people have heard her or her songs. At 22, the English singer...
  • At 22, success has taken time for Britain's 'Charli' Aitchison

    LONDON (Reuters) - Not everyone who is on top of the fast-moving pop music scene has heard of Charlotte Aitchison, even by her stage name Charli XCX, but lots of people have heard her or her songs. At 22, the English singer is also a seasoned songwriter,...
  • US-MUSIC Summary

    At 22, success has taken time for Britain's 'Charli' Aitchison LONDON (Reuters) - Not everyone who is on top of the fast-moving pop music scene has heard of Charlotte Aitchison, even by her stage name Charli XCX, but lots of people have heard her or...
  • EU's Barroso warns Britain against 'historic mistake' on immigration

    LONDON (Reuters) - European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso told British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday he risked upsetting allies and losing international clout if he pursued an anti-immigration agenda designed to placate domestic...
  • Origin of modern sex discovered in ancient armored fish

    Origin of modern sex discovered in ancient armored fish
    LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists studying fossils have discovered that the intimate act of sexual intercourse used by humans was pioneered by ancient armored fishes, called placoderms, about 385 million years ago in Scotland. In an important discovery in...
  • Markets may have over-reacted to slowdown: Bank of England's Haldane

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors may have over-reacted to signs of economic slowdown, although they have been right to price in weaker global growth prospects, the Bank of England's chief economist said in a Sunday newspaper interview. "What we have seen...
  • Political worries grow for UK, forecasters say

    LONDON (Reuters) - Business investors are increasingly worried about political risks in Britain, including the outcome of a national election in May and a possible referendum on European Union (EU) membership, an economic forecasting firm said. In a...
  • EU's Barroso warns against UK PM Cameron's plan to change bloc's migration rules

    LONDON (Reuters) - Outgoing EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso on Sunday warned British Prime Minister David Cameron against trying to rewrite the European Union's freedom of movement principle, saying it was essential to the bloc's internal...
  • British police to join Thai investigation into tourist murders

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand has agreed to allow British police to join an investigation into the murder of two backpackers on a Thai island, after local authorities came under criticism for their handling of the case. British police experts will...