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  • 'Complacent' NATO unprepared for Russian threat: British lawmakers

    LONDON (Reuters) - NATO is not prepared for the threat of a Russian attack on one of its members, British lawmakers said on Thursday, calling for more equipment and troops to be positioned in the Baltic States, which, they said, were particularly vulnerable.
  • Britain has ambitious plan for driverless cars, but roadblocks remain

    Britain has announced a plan to fast-track driverless cars, meaning self-driving cars could hit public roads by early 2015. It is the first sovereign state to make such a large-scale and public commitment to testing the cars, experts said. “It&...

    Anti-Semitic incidents rise in Britain as Gaza conflict rages

    LONDON (Reuters) - Anti-Semitic incidents in Britain have risen to a near record level since the start of an Israeli assault on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza this month, a Jewish advisory body said on Thursday. The Community Security Trust, which...

    UK holds emergency meeting over Ebola outbreak in Africa

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Wednesday held a top-level government meeting to discuss the spread of the highly-contagious Ebola virus in West Africa, saying the outbreak was a threat it needed to respond to. International concern has risen about the...

    Britain to turn off lights to mark World War One centenary

    LONDON (Reuters) - On the eve of World War I, Britain's foreign minister, Edward Grey, observed: "The lamps are going out all over Europe. We shall not see them lit again in our lifetime." As Britain and Commonwealth countries mark the centenary of the...