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  • MI5 agents testify at US trial of man charged in UK plot

    Identified only by four-digit numbers to conceal their identities, five British Security Service officers testified Tuesday at the U.S. trial of a terrorism suspect charged with plotting to bomb a shopping mall in Manchester, England. The MI5 agents...
  • UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria

    UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria
    Police investigating the disappearance of three British teenage girls say they believe they are no longer in Turkey and have crossed into Syria. Authorities believe the girls could be on their way to join the Islamic State group. British police...
  • Lobbying sting costs UK lawmaker top security watchdog role

    Conservative Party lawmaker Malcolm Rifkind quit Tuesday as head of the Parliamentary committee overseeing Britain's intelligence services and announced his upcoming retirement after being caught in a hidden-camera sting appearing to discuss swapping...
  • J.M.W. Turner exhibit at J. Paul Getty Museum tosses convention

    J.M.W. Turner exhibit at J. Paul Getty Museum tosses convention
    There's a moment in "Mr. Turner," the captivating Mike Leigh movie about the last years in the life of audacious British painter J.M.W. Turner, when the artist is having a heated discussion at the same time that he's busily painting a picture....
  • Families of 3 missing UK girls urge 'Please come home!'

    Turkish police searched Monday for three missing British schoolgirls believed to be headed to Syria to join the Islamic State extremist group as their frightened families issued urgent pleas begging the girls to return home. The girls, said to be...
  • Burberry hosts starry show at London Fashion Week

    London Fashion Week rolled out the big guns Monday, with British design powerhouse Burberry hosting the glitziest catwalk show of the season. Hunter, the maker of the classic Wellington boots, evoked wild Scottish countryside with indoor waterfalls, while...
  • Britain hunts for 3 girls feared en route to join militants in Syria

    Britain hunts for 3 girls feared en route to join militants in Syria
    Pressure mounted on British counter-terrorism authorities Monday to explain why they failed to stop three teenage girls from boarding a flight to Turkey on what their families fear was a journey to join Islamic State in Syria. “The security...
  • U.S. shopping malls on alert after Somalia extremists threat

    U.S. shopping malls on alert after Somalia extremists threat
    A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. U.S. authorities said there was "no credible" evidence suggesting a U.S. mall...
  • 2 UK politicians caught in lobbying sting deny wrongdoing

    Two former senior British ministers denied wrongdoing Monday after being caught in a hidden-camera sting appearing to offer access to politicians and diplomats in return for cash. Prime Minister David Cameron said the allegations against Jack Straw and...
  • Somalia extremists urge attacks on U.S. shopping malls

    Somalia extremists urge attacks on U.S. shopping malls
    A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. U.S. authorities said there was "no credible" evidence suggesting a U.S. mall...
  • Police probe another racist incident involving Chelsea fans

    British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday's Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football. Stickers emblazoned with "Support Chelsea Support Equality" were...