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  • UK's Cameron will miss key parliamentary session to campaign in Scotland

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron and the leader of the country's two other major parties announced they would go to campaign in Scotland on Wednesday rather than attend the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session. With polls...
  • Northern Irish government not fit for purpose: first minister

    BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's devolved government is not fit for purpose in its current form and could collapse over a row between power-sharing partners on budget cuts, the British-controlled province's most senior politician said on Tuesday....
  • Carney says Bank of England 'absolutely indifferent' to politics

    LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday that officials setting monetary policy are "absolutely indifferent" to political events, eight months ahead of the Britain's next national election. "We're absolutely indifferent...
  • Britain's Prince William and wife Kate expecting second baby

    Britain's Prince William and wife Kate expecting second baby
    Britain's Prince William, grandson of Queen Elizabeth, and his wife Kate are expecting their second baby, Buckingham Palace said on Monday. The couple's first child, Prince George, was born in July last year amid a huge international media frenzy....
  • UK finance watchdog making plans in case of independent Scotland

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial regulator said on Tuesday it has done "basic contingency planning" in case Scotland votes this month to become an independent country. But should Scotland leave the United Kingdom, lawmakers in Edinburgh would...
  • Thales warns on UK investment if Scotland backs independence

    BORDEAUX France (Reuters) - The head of one of Britain's largest defense suppliers, France's Thales, has voiced concerns over jobs and investment if Scotland votes to leave the United Kingdom. Speaking to Reuters as polls showed a surge in support for...
  • Rehabilitation of WW1 veterans rekindles old conflicts in Ireland

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Defaced and deserted for decades, Dublin's World War One memorial garden now marks the rehabilitation of at least 200,000 Irishmen who fought for Britain a century ago - a transformation that angers some. The dispute has come to a head...
  • Quindell wins libel lawsuit against short seller

    Sept 9 (Reuters) - British IT outsourcing firm Quindell Plc QPP.L said on Tuesday it had won a libel lawsuit against U.S.-based short-seller Gotham City Research LLP, which had raised questions about the company's revenue model and profit quality....
  • Scottish secession favored in poll for first time

    Scottish secession favored in poll for first time
    The race for Scottish independence reached a new level of intensity Monday after a weekend opinion poll showed a majority of voters for the first time favoring secession from the United Kingdom. Increased uncertainty over Scotland's future resulted in...
  • A passionate Sellars-Rattle triumph with Bach's 'St. Matthew'

     A passionate Sellars-Rattle triumph with Bach's 'St. Matthew'
    Bach's "St. Matthew" Passion, that most exalted of music's numinous monuments, was performed Saturday night by the exalted Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by the exalted Simon Rattle, sung by superb (and of course exalted) soloists and chorus at the...
  • UK retail sales growth accelerates in August: BRC

    LONDON (Reuters) - Surging clothing and footwear sales helped British retail sales accelerate sharply in August, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) on Tuesday. Total retail spending was 2.7 percent higher than a year ago, up...