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  • Britain's Prince Andrew publicly denies allegations he had sex with an underage teenager

    Britain's Prince Andrew on Thursday publicly denied for the first time allegations that he had sex with an underage teenager. The 54-year-old royal, Queen Elizabeth II's second son and fifth in line to the British throne, has faced increasing pressure to...
  • Remembering the last lion

    Fifty years ago this Saturday, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill died at age 90. Churchill is remembered for his multiple nonstop careers as a statesman, cabinet minister, politician, journalist, Nobel laureate historian, and combat...
  • Israel is drawn into U.S. tussle over sanctions on Iran

    Israel is drawn into U.S. tussle over sanctions on Iran
    In an unusual display of high-stakes arm twisting, both the White House and its critics in Congress have called in foreign leaders to help lobby U.S. lawmakers on whether to impose new economic sanctions on Iran amid tense negotiations on its nuclear...
  • Lawyer for 20k Kenyans claiming torture in 1950s says justice delayed, no UK settlement

    A lawyer representing 20,000 elderly Kenyans suing the British government for alleged torture in the 1950s says the U.K.'s Foreign and Commonwealth Office has shown no interest in starting negotiations for a settlement. U.K. lawyer Freddie Cosgrove-...
  • Go Away With ... Katherine Jenkins

    Go Away With ... Katherine Jenkins
    British mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins is known for her beautiful voice. Over the past decade, she has performed with opera legends such as Andrea Bocelli, Placido Domingo and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. Jenkins -- who also was a runner-up on "Dancing with...
  • New Britain Schools Face Uphill Battle On Budget

     New Britain Schools Face Uphill Battle On Budget
    NEW BRITAIN — Even if the schools get the entire $13 million budget increase administrators want, the city's education system would still lag comparable communities in funding, according to educators who blame years of no-increase budgets. The...
  • Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest Of Assault Suspect, Police Say

    Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest Of Assault Suspect, Police Say
    MIDDLETOWN — A man who police said played a role in a group domestic assault in Middletown last summer has been arrested in New Britain, where police pulled him over during a traffic stop, police said. Juan Cardone, 35, of New Britain, was...
  • The Sun may have set on Britain's topless Page 3 models

    Say “Page 3 Girl” to a Brit, and it can only conjure up one type of image. A young, attractive woman posing seductively in front of a camera wearing skimpy bikini bottoms and little (or nothing) else. For more than four decades, these...
  • Cameron defies terrorist 'death cult' as European security is strengthened

    LONDON � British Prime Minister David Cameron said the international community must show resolve in combating the "death cult" of Islamist extremism, as security across Europe was increased after the recent attacks in France. European ministers...
  • Unswayed by veto threat, senator wants to push for Iran sanctions or give Congress say on deal

    A leading Republican critic of President Barack Obama's foreign policy is pushing new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, unswayed by a White House veto threat and lobbying by Britain's leader. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina did say...
  • Winston Churchill: Journey through the life of the 'greatest Briton'

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary of one politician's death — and extending the recognition to a whole year, across an entire nation — might seem excessive. Unless that politician is Winston Churchill, and the nation is Britain. "Our...