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  • In turbulent Hong Kong, conspiracy theories point West

    In turbulent Hong Kong, conspiracy theories point West
    One of the many colorful images from the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong was of a demonstrator wearing a Gulf War-era U.S. military helmet and carrying a red-white-and-blue Captain America shield. Was it finally irrefutable proof that Washington was...
  • Classical: Duo to contrast American, British music in Bethlehem concert

    Classical: Duo to contrast American, British music in Bethlehem concert
    Violinist Tim Schwarz, assistant professor of music at Kutztown University, has been crossing musical borders for most of his professional career. In 1995, for example, he brought American music to the Middle East for a nine-week tour, the result of his...
  • British Chambers of Commerce warns of 'alarm bell' for UK recovery

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British Chambers of Commerce warned of a "first alarm bell" for Britain's rapid economic recovery after firms reported the weakest export growth in almost two years and a big slowdown in manufacturing. The BCC's quarterly...
  • London house prices fall in Sept. for first time since 2011: RICS

    LONDON (Reuters) - London house prices fell last month for the first time in more than three years, and prices nationwide showed their smallest increase in 15 months, a major house price survey showed on Thursday. The Royal Institution of Chartered...
  • UK cost agency rejects British company GW's cannabis drug

    LONDON (Reuters) - A pioneering cannabis drug developed by British firm GW Pharmaceuticals for treating spasticity in multiple sclerosis has been rejected as not cost-effective in the company's home market. The National Institute for Health and Care...
  • Viacom Chief Vows to Beef Up Channel 5, Expand U.K. Presence with Spike TV Launch

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- Viacom is set to launch Spike TV in the U.K. as part of its strategy to beef up its British presence following the purchase of terrestrial network Channel 5. Spike will arrive in Blighty next spring in what will mark...
  • First new British nuclear plant in decades wins EU funding fight

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A British plan to guarantee the price of power from its first new nuclear project in decades won European Union backing in a landmark ruling on Wednesday that threatens to trigger legal challenges. Seen as market-distorting state aid...
  • Leiwekes take a stand against Europe's U.S. soccer plans

    LONDON (Reuters) - Brothers Tod and Tim Leiweke, two of the most powerful sports entrepreneurs in the United States, have questioned the value of European soccer clubs staging matches in the U.S. and Canada. The brothers, who have been involved in...
  • Price cuts no quick cure for Tesco's ills

    LONDON (Reuters) - Cheaper meat and vegetables should draw shoppers back into Tesco stores but it will take time for the new boss of Britain's biggest grocer to win back market share. Customers seeking to save money in a sluggish economy have turned away...
  • Corporate Iran pins hopes on overseas financial charm offensive

    LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian banks and firms will seek European investors willing to bet on thawing ties with the outside world in London next week, hoping to overcome caution or even outright hostility among Western governments and pressure groups. The...
  • British deputy PM tries to distance party from Cameron before 2015 vote

    GLASGOW Scotland (Reuters) - Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, whose party faces a hammering in a general election next year, defended its record in Britain's ruling coalition on Wednesday and said he had fought against Prime Minister David Cameron's...