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  • A beautiful L.A. kiss-off from the departing Laura Marling

     A beautiful L.A. kiss-off from the departing Laura Marling
    Laura Marling is much better known in London than in Highland Park, where until early December she'd been living for some of the last few years spent in Los Angeles. In England, the folk singer, 24, gets stopped a few times a day by fans who've...
  • National Champ New Britain PAL Cheerleaders To Be Honored

    NEW BRITAIN — The Raiders Midget Cheerleaders, winners of a national competition earlier this month, will be honored Monday at a ceremony at the New Britain Police Department. The cheerleaders, ages 11 to 14, won their division at the 2014 Pop...
  • British library bans stinky patrons

    British library bans stinky patrons
    Loud talking might be frowned upon at libraries across the world, but it's not the only thing that can get would-be bookworms booted out. In Birmingham, England, three patrons have been banned from the city's main library for smelling bad. The...
  • How to do it: Follow American example

    The rage for secession continues to sputter -- from Scotland to Catalonia -- and to threaten long-established political systems that have preserved peace and stability by keeping nations unified. It was a damned close-run thing, as Wellington said of...
  • Watch Arian Foster use a British accent during interview [Video]

    Houston Texans star running back Arian Foster turned a mundane interview session into a display of linguistics when he broke into a British accent. He forewarned the media on Thursday that he'd be answering their questions in his "best English accent."...
  • Loan of Elgin Marbles piece to Russia spurs several controversies

    Loan of Elgin Marbles piece to Russia spurs several controversies
    The British Museum's decision to lend a piece from the disputed Elgin Marbles collection to Russia's Hermitage Museum ignited disputes across Europe on Friday, with the Greek government condemning the cultural overture as "an affront to the Greek people."...
  • Kings, queens and checkmates, from Sunrise to London

    Kings, queens and checkmates, from Sunrise to London
    This battle of wits extends across the pond — electronically, that is. Sunrise students will take on chess players in the United Kingdom on Tuesday at 8 a.m., from the comfort of their classrooms. Kids from Sawgrass and Sandpiper elementary...
  • Watching British TV ads — a different kind of holiday tradition

     Watching British TV ads — a different kind of holiday tradition
    Welfare officers arrive at an ordinary British house — they seem to suspect ill-treatment of one of the occupants. They're emotionally overwhelmed by the task — we see one of them shaking and crying, almost unable to continue. They find the...
  • 'Pride' named best film of 2014 at British Independent Film Awards

    'Pride' named best film of 2014 at British Independent Film Awards
    "Pride," a drama set in 1984 about gay and lesbian activists raising funds for striking British miners, was named best film of the year Sunday night at the Moet British Independent Film Awards in London. Andrew Scott and Imelda Staunton won supporting-...
  • Scotland's first confirmed Ebola patient being treated in Glasgow

    A healthcare worker who just returned from helping to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been confirmed as Scotland’s first case of the disease, officials said Monday. The patient, a woman not identified by name, is being treated at the...
  • London flight delays could continue into weekend after computer glitch

    A computer failure caused widespread disruptions in airline service around London on Friday, grounding flights and stranding passengers at one of the busiest times of the week. Britain’s air traffic control service confirmed a “technical...