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  • Dan Stevens gets rowdy in 'The Guest'

    Dan Stevens gets rowdy in 'The Guest'
    Dan Stevens has not been in many fights in his life. You’d never know it from “The Guest.” In the immensely fun action-thriller, opening Wednesday, the 31-year-old English actor (“Downton Abbey”) transforms into David, a...
  • Scotland's 'Kirk' appeals for reconciliation after vote

    ROSNEATH, Scotland (Reuters) - On the last Sunday before Scotland votes on independence, church ministers urged Scots from the pulpit to work for reconciliation and avoid recrimination after the referendum. They offered no guidance, heavenly or...
  • British queen urges Scots to 'think carefully' on independence vote

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth II has broken her silence over the Scottish independence vote, telling a member of the public on Sunday that she hoped Scots would think very carefully about the future when voting in a referendum that could break...
  • UK lawmakers say government environmental record ranges from bad to worse

    LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers say the government is doing a worse job of reducing air pollution, preventing flooding and protecting wildlife than it was four years ago, according to a report published on Tuesday. The Environmental Audit Committee'...
  • British prime minister campaigns against Scottish independence

    British prime minister campaigns against Scottish independence
    British Prime Minister David Cameron pushed hard against Scottish independence Monday, three days before Scots vote on whether to secede from Britain. “I want to speak very directly to the people of this country today about what is at stake,&...
  • London designers look to botany, nature for inspiration

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's established designers took to the stage on the fourth day of London Fashion Week on Monday to showcase their latest collections featuring tulle dresses, sequined tops and sheer floor length gowns. Burberry, which is...
  • Outcome of Thursday's independence vote not the only uncertainty in Scotland

    EDINBURGH, Scotland It was raining Monday as V.O. Devlin took his stand for Scottish freedom, seated in his coffee shop on Leith Walk, Edinburgh's longest street, surrounded by banners and stickers urging "yes" on Thursday's vote on independence from...
  • Pankaj Mishra: Scots aren't the only angry ones wanting independence

    Pankaj Mishra: Scots aren't the only angry ones wanting independence
    This week's referendum in Scotland could result in the U.K. losing almost one-third of its land mass, and 8 percent of its population, and, very likely, its present prime minister. In a summer rich with shocks, the breakup of a United Nations Security...
  • Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood calls for Scottish independence

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's grand dame of fashion Vivienne Westwood on Sunday urged Scotland to vote for independence ahead of a historic referendum next week that could see it break away from the United Kingdom. The designer, who is as famous for her...
  • British PM Cameron implores Scots not to break the United Kingdom

    ABERDEEN Scotland (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday made an impassioned appeal to Scots to shun independence at a referendum on Thursday that could break the United Kingdom. "If Scotland votes yes, the UK will split, and we...
  • London designers target fashion-hungry shoppers with 'tech firsts'

    London designers target fashion-hungry shoppers with 'tech firsts'
    LONDON - Fueled by the boom in online sales for the latest trends, London's designers are finding new ways to deliver instant gratification to fashion hungry shoppers, amid high hopes of boosting growth in the sector. British retailer Topshop, whose...