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  • China angered by Britain's report on human rights, cancels talks

    BEIJING/LONDON (Reuters) - China accused Britain on Tuesday of interfering in its domestic affairs after the British government criticized Beijing's human rights record. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Britain's annual human rights...
  • Three former ICAP brokers in UK court on Libor fixing charges

    LONDON (Reuters) - Three former brokers at ICAP , the world's largest interdealer broker, appeared in a London court on Tuesday charged with running a four-year scheme to manipulate Libor benchmark interest rates. The men, who spoke only to confirm...
  • Britain picks diplomat to head spy agency at center of Snowden leaks

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it had picked a diplomat to head its GCHQ eavesdropping agency which has found itself under unprecedented public scrutiny because of documents leaked by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden....
  • Debenhams to cut back promotions after profit drop

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's No.2 department store operator, Debenhams , said it would cut back on criticized promotions, improve its online business and boost ranges with retailer tie-ups to try to reverse a slide in profits. The firm has endured a...
  • Regional Digest: Frozen Classic Next Season

    Frozen Classic Next Season The UConn, Quinnipiac and Sacred Heart men's ice hockey teams will compete in the first Frozen Hockey Classic at Webster Bank Arena in Brideport next season. The tournament will be played Dec. 27-28 featuring Quinnipiac, UConn,...
  • Passings: Patrick Seale

    Patrick Seale Patrick Seale, 83, a veteran British journalist whose books established him as the leading expert on modern Syria, died Friday in London, according to family and friends. He had been diagnosed with brain cancer last year. Seale is best...
  • Military chiefs warn Scotland over evicting nuclear weapons

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - The Scottish government's plan to evict Britain's nuclear submarine base if it wins a vote for independence would cost billions of pounds, cut thousands of jobs and create resentment internationally, former defense chiefs said on...
  • UK and Germany to Russia: Condemn building occupations in Ukraine

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called on Russia to unequivocally condemn the occupation of government buildings in eastern Ukraine. The two leaders spoke by phone on Monday to discuss...
  • UK wages poised to pass recovery milestone

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's recovery from its deepest recession in decades looks set to pass a milestone this week when a six-year run of declining living standards is expected to show a turnaround. An end to the erosion of earnings by inflation will be...
  • Tesco's problems mount as profit set to fall again

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco is expected to report a 6 percent fall in annual profit next week, a second straight decline which would pile the pressure on boss Phil Clarke who is struggling to turn around Britain's biggest retailer. Having dominated the high...
  • Well-equipped Russian troops amass near Ukraine border: Britain

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia has amassed tens of thousands of well-equipped troops near the Ukrainian border in addition to the 25,000 troops it recently moved into Crimea, which Moscow seized last month, Britain's U.N. ambassador said on Sunday....