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  • House prices in England and Wales stagnate in September: Hometrack

    LONDON (Reuters) - Asking prices for houses in England and Wales flatlined in September for the first time in 19 months, according to a survey on Friday that showed a small fall in prices in London. Property data company Hometrack said house prices...
  • Militant in videos of Americans being beheaded identified: FBI

    Militant in videos of Americans being beheaded identified: FBI
    A masked Islamic State militant seen wielding a knife in videos at the beheading of two Americans has been identified, FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday, but he declined to give the person's name or nationality. The videos released in August...
  • British teenager who joined militants is believed killed in Syria

    British teenager who joined militants is believed killed in Syria
    A 19-year-old from Britain who apparently joined the Al Qaeda-affiliated militant group the Nusra Front was believed killed in Syria during recent airstrikes by U.S. and allied Arab nations, according to news reports. Ibrahim Kamara of England...
  • British police arrest Islamist preacher, 8 others in sweep

    British police arrest Islamist preacher, 8 others in sweep
    British police arrested nine men in a counterterrorism raid Thursday in London that authorities described as part of an “ongoing investigation into Islamist-related terrorism” but said was not in response to an immediate threat. All of the...
  • Former New Zealand all-rounder Cairns charged with perjury

    LONDON (Reuters) - Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns was charged in a north London police station on Thursday with perverting the course of justice. The charges stem from a 2012 libel action he brought against Lalit Modi, the former boss of the...
  • George Sluizer dies at 82; directed River Phoenix's last movie

    George Sluizer, 82, the Dutch filmmaker who directed River Phoenix's last movie, "Dark Blood," died Saturday "after a long illness," according to organizers of the Netherlands Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival. The specific...
  • Queen's horse stripped of Ascot second place

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British Horseracing Authority has stripped Queen Elizabeth's racehorse Estimate of second place in this year's Ascot Gold Cup after a disciplinary hearing on Thursday into a positive test for the banned substance morphine. The...
  • Cameron to apologize to queen over 'purring' remark

    LONDON British Prime Minister David Cameron is to apologize personally to Queen Elizabeth II after he was caught on camera describing her as "purring" with pleasure after she heard that Scotland had rejected independence in last week's referendum. At a...
  • Hostage held by Islamic State pleads 'for his life' in audio message

    Hostage held by Islamic State pleads 'for his life' in audio message
    The wife of a British aid worker being held by Islamic State--the militant group targeted by U.S. and Gulf Arab air strikes in Syria--said on Tuesday she had received an audio message from her husband. "An audio file of Alan pleading for his life has just...
  • Top U.K. Producers Alison Owen, Debra Hayward Join Forces

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- Leading British producers Alison Owen and Debra Hayward have joined forces at production house, Monumental Pictures, producing both movies and television drama. Owen's credits, through her production shingle Ruby...
  • Independence still a goal, nationalist Sturgeon aims for top Scotland job

    GLASGOW Scotland (Reuters) - Scottish separatist Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday she would run for the leadership of the Scottish National Party(SNP), with independence from the rest of the United Kingdom still her long-term goal despite last week's...