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  • Deutsche Bank settles Libor manipulation investigation for $2.5 billion

    Deutsche Bank settles Libor manipulation investigation for $2.5 billion
    Deutsche Bank will pay $2.5 billion to an array of New York, U.S. and British regulators to settle a long-running investigation into alleged manipulation of a key interest rate benchmark known as Libor. The settlement, the largest rate-manipulation...
  • Noticing Nicola: SNP leader makes mark in race

    She's 5-foot-4, favors fuchsia suits and isn't running in the British election. But make no mistake: Nicola Sturgeon is the biggest thing in U.K. politics right now. The leader of the Scottish National Party is likely to be the kingmaker after the May 7...
  • Elections may set independent course for UK foreign policy

    PARIS -- The British general election early next month may prove as significant for Europe, and even for the United States, as for Britain itself. The British electorate must make an unprecedented choice among Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats,...
  • Dora K. Crawford

    Dora K. Crawford
    Dora K. Crawford, who during World War II deciphered messages that had been encoded by Germany's Enigma machines as part of Great Britain's secret Project Ultra, died April 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital of cardiopulmonary and renal failure. The...
  • Piers Morgan quizzed by police over tabloid phone hacking

    Former CNN host Piers Morgan was questioned for a second time by British police Tuesday about tabloid phone hacking. Morgan, who edited Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper between 1995 and 2004, said he attended a voluntary interview with detectives. "As...
  • APNewsBreak: UK family on way to Syria in Turkish custody

    Turkish police on Monday arrested a missing British couple with four children believed to have left England for Syria to join the Islamic State group, an official said. Asif Malik and his partner, Sara Kiran, were arrested in a hotel in Ankara and...
  • In Britain, the stakeout is on as nation awaits newest royal

    In Britain, the stakeout is on as nation awaits newest royal
    "Is she here yet? Is she in labor?" a passerby asked the gaggle of reporters standing around the entrance to St. Mary's Hospital in London on a recent morning. The small child hanging off the woman's arm looked up expectantly, her eyes revealing her...
  • Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy

    Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy. The question is whether the patient is recovering or is still on life...
  • UK police arrest boy over alleged Australia terror plot

    British police have arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with an alleged plot to attack a war memorial ceremony in Australia. Greater Manchester Police says the boy was detained in Blackburn, northwestern England, on Saturday on suspicion of...
  • UK police search for family that may have travelled to Syria

    British police are appealing for information on a family with four children who may have travelled to Syria. Thames Valley Police say Asif Malik, his partner, Sara Kiran, and four children aged between 12 months and 7 years old have not been seen in...
  • British police make fourth arrest in slaying of imam

    British counterterrorism detectives say they've arrested a fourth person as they investigate the slaying of a Syria-born Muslim cleric who was shot in London. Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command said Sunday a 36-year old man was arrested on...