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  • 'Paddington' summons cuddly memories of everybody's favorite British bear

    "Paddington" brings children's book hero Paddington Bear to the screen in a movie as sweet as orange marmalade, as sentimental as a stuffed toy from childhood. It's an utterly charming and endlessly inventive way of bringing a talking bear into present...
  • Fox News guest draws derision after claiming UK's Birmingham is 'totally Muslim'

    A news commentator who told Fox News that the British city of Birmingham is "totally Muslim" has apologized for the comments, which drew widespread online ridicule. Steven Emerson, an American author whose website describes him as a leading authority...
  • Judge gives London cleric life in prison for plots to kidnap tourists, build US terror camp

    An Egyptian-born cleric who turned a London mosque into a training ground for extremist Islamists was sent to prison for life on Friday by a judge who cited his lack of remorse for "barbaric" acts that included aiding kidnappers who killed four tourists...
  • UK's Cameron and other leaders to join French President Hollande at rally after terror attacks

    British Prime Minister David Cameron and other European leaders have announced plans to join French President Francois Hollande at a unity rally in Paris. The rally Sunday comes after the massacre of 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper...
  • Witty, fast-paced 'Babylon,' set in Britain, hits home in U.S.

    Witty, fast-paced 'Babylon,' set in Britain, hits home in U.S.
    With the Thursday premiere of Danny Boyle's astringent though essentially true-hearted police satire "Babylon," SundanceTV expands its original-series repertoire into comedy. The move proves that the cable network is not afraid to serve British television...
  • Brit David Bibbey Is Here To Show You 'All Things Connecticut'

     Brit David Bibbey Is Here To Show You 'All Things Connecticut'
    He's British but opted to move "across the pond." And now businessman, entertainer and producer David Bibbey thinks Connecticut is just the best. And he's sharing that enthusiasm as the host of a new season of the Connecticut Public Television show "All...
  • Paris attack sparks fears of support surge for far-right, anti-Islamist movements in Europe

    A day after terror struck Paris, Europe's far-right and anti-immigrant parties pressed home the message that has fueled their resurgence: The continent's rising numbers of Muslims are dangerous. Populist movements warning of the "Islamization" of...
  • After Charlie Hebdo attack in France, backlash against Muslims feared

    After Charlie Hebdo attack in France, backlash against Muslims feared
    Gun and grenade attacks outside at least two French mosques heightened fear Thursday of an anti-Muslim backlash after a military-style assault on a newspaper that satirizes Islam. The attack on the newsweekly came as far-right parties have been...
  • Timothy Spall immerses himself for 'Mr. Turner' role

    The great British artist J.M.W. Turner's "Snow Storm Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth Making Signals in Shallow Water, and Going by the Lead" is as huge as its title, a massive swirl of blues, grays, and browns, full of light and mist and the tug of...
  • 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...
  • Adam Hochschild: Centennial of 'Christmas truce' honors heroism of peacemakers

    Adam Hochschild: Centennial of 'Christmas truce' honors heroism of peacemakers
    Go to war and every politician will thank you, and they'll continue to do so — with monuments and statues, war museums and military cemeteries — long after you're dead. But who thanks those who refused to fight, even in wars that turned out to...