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  • Britain's anti-EU UKIP demands early 'Brexit' vote as poll shows support surging

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's anti-EU UK Independence Party said on Sunday it would use its growing success to try to secure an early referendum on leaving the European Union, after its support hit a record high of 25 percent in an opinion poll. The poll,...
  • Britain to hunt for King Harold's body to test theory about his death

    LONDON (Reuters) - King Harold II, the last Anglo-Saxon king of England, has long been thought to have been killed at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. But British archaeologists are to test a theory he survived on the anniversary of the famous battle...
  • Kerry pushes for Mideast peace, donors pledge $5 billion for Palestinians

    CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Sunday for a renewed commitment to achieving Middle East peace, saying a lasting deal between Israel, the Palestinians and all their neighbors was possible. But prospects for a renewed peace...
  • REVIEW-Glass's operatic "The Trial" brings Kafka up to date

    By Michael Roddy LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - American minimalist composer Philip Glass's new opera "The Trial", based on the Franz Kafka novel, begins with a waltz that is really the start of a "dance of death" for the main character, Josef K. The latest...
  • 'Great Britain' taps phone-hacking laughs, but not for all

    LONDON (Reuters) - Foreign visitors to London's West End may benefit from a little background reading if they have tickets for "Great Britain". A ruthless, scatological and no-holds barred look at the British phone-hacking scandal and at media ethics...
  • Glass's operatic 'The Trial' brings Kafka up to date

    LONDON (Reuters) - American minimalist composer Philip Glass's new opera "The Trial", based on the Franz Kafka novel, begins with a waltz that is really the start of a "dance of death" for the main character, Josef K. The latest of the prolific Glass's...
  • London mayor says UK spies monitoring thousands of terrorism suspects

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's security services are monitoring thousands of terrorism suspects in London and are involved in operations on a daily basis, the capital's mayor Boris Johnson said in an interview published on Saturday. "In London we're very,...
  • UK construction output slumps in August, lower imports help trade gap

    LONDON (Reuters) - British construction fell sharply in August, adding to signs of a slowdown in other areas of the economy, official figures showed on Friday. Separate figures showed Britain's goods trade deficit narrowed in August as imports fell...
  • Ireland's Sinn Fein sees path to power in unequal recovery

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Six years of austerity have transformed former Irish Republican Army political wing Sinn Fein from nationalist outsiders to contenders to enter government, threatening the biggest shake-up of Irish politics in generations. Until two...
  • Malala Yousafzai's journey from Pakistani schoolgirl to peace symbol

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malala Yousafzai's journey from Pakistani schoolgirl to Nobel Peace Prize winner has entranced the world as the teenager emerged defiant after a near-fatal attack by the Taliban to fight for girls' rights. Two...
  • Court clears Britain to take tighter control of online gambling

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's plans to bring licensing and taxation of online gambling companies under UK control got the green light on Friday when a court dismissed a legal challenge to the move. Bookmakers with big British businesses including...