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  • New UK study based on census data shows Muslim population increases sharply since 2001

    A new study says the Muslim population of England and Wales almost doubled over a 10-year period. The analysis of 2011 census data indicates the number of people identifying themselves as Muslim grew from 1.5 million in 2001 to 2.7 million by 2011....
  • A grim history lesson on rebellion and freedom in 'New Worlds'

    The British are as fond of telling stories set in their Civil War period of the 1600s as Americans are of ours. "New Worlds" is an intricately woven 4-part series based in the murky years after Commonwealth and the restoration of the Stuart monarchy, and...
  • Should Britain ban Hitler's 'Mein Kampf'?

    Should Britain ban Hitler's 'Mein Kampf'?
    As the world observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a member of the British Parliament is urging his country to debate whether "Mein Kampf," Adolf Hitler's political manifesto, should be banned. The Guardian reports that Parliament member...
  • Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest Of Assault Suspect, Police Say

    Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest Of Assault Suspect, Police Say
    MIDDLETOWN — A man who police said played a role in a group domestic assault in Middletown last summer has been arrested in New Britain, where police pulled him over during a traffic stop, police said. Juan Cardone, 35, of New Britain, was...
  • The Sun may have set on Britain's topless Page 3 models

    Say “Page 3 Girl” to a Brit, and it can only conjure up one type of image. A young, attractive woman posing seductively in front of a camera wearing skimpy bikini bottoms and little (or nothing) else. For more than four decades, these...
  • Church of England consecrates Libby Lane as its first female bishop

    Church of England consecrates Libby Lane as its first female bishop
    The Church of England took a historic leap toward modernity Monday by consecrating its first female bishop. The Rev. Libby Lane was ordained the bishop of Stockport during a packed ceremony that ended centuries of male-only leadership. More than 1,000...
  • Winston Churchill: Journey through the life of the 'greatest Briton'

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary of one politician's death — and extending the recognition to a whole year, across an entire nation — might seem excessive. Unless that politician is Winston Churchill, and the nation is Britain. "Our...
  • Former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice

    The former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko may have survived a previous poisoning attempt before a lethal dose of polonium was slipped into his tea at a London hotel, a long-awaited judicial inquiry into his death was told Tuesday. The former KGB...
  • HBO's 'Night Will Fall' chronicles making of WWII Holocaust film

    HBO's 'Night Will Fall' chronicles making of WWII Holocaust film
    Seventy years ago, British, Soviet and American forces were unprepared for the atrocities they encountered when they liberated the Nazi concentration camps. Combat and newsreel cameramen recorded these harrowing discoveries at camps that included Bergen-...
  • Fire reportedly will acquire attacker Shaun Maloney from Wigan Athletic

    Fire reportedly will acquire attacker Shaun Maloney from Wigan Athletic
    The Chicago Fire aren’t talking, but other evidence suggests they’ve got their man. According to reports from the United Kingdom on Friday, the Fire and Wigan Athletic have agreed on a transfer fee that would send attacker Shaun Maloney...
  • Prince Andrew of Britain publicly denies sexual abuse allegation

    Prince Andrew of Britain publicly denies sexual abuse allegation
    Britain’s Prince Andrew took the unprecedented step Thursday of publicly denying allegations that he had sex with an American woman when she was a teenager. Looking slightly nervous but saying he wanted to “go on the record,” the...