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  • Sitting at the top table with Argentine Speroni

    From regular Premier League football to being turned away from his own restaurant which is doing so well at weekends there are no free tables, life is good for Julian Speroni. There are regrets for the Crystal Palace goalkeeper like being overlooked by...
  • Film Review: 'Get Santa'

    The director of the grisly British genre pictures "Creep" and "Severance" makes an unexpected segue into cheery comedy fare with the amiably rough-around-the edges "Get Santa." The tale of an estranged father and son bonding as they attempt to bust...
  • UK came 'within days' of Sydney-style terror attack: top policeman

    Britain thwarted a Sydney-style 'lone wolf' attack just days before it was due to happen, London's top policeman said on Wednesday, saying his force had foiled five terror plots in the last four months alone. Britain raised it terrorism alert to the...
  • UK earnings recovery might not help Cameron much before vote

    The wages of British workers are rising and inflation is tumbling, but a turnaround in living standards may prove to be too little, too late for Prime Minister David Cameron as national elections approach. Earnings, excluding bonuses, grew by more than...
  • Inquiry clears British soldiers of murder and torture of Iraqis

    Allegations that British troops executed captured Iraqi prisoners and tortured or seriously abused others after a battle in 2004 were based on lies, a long-running inquiry concluded on Wednesday, exonerating the armed forces. The Al-Sweady inquiry,...
  • Bank of England's Cunliffe sees little direct exposure to UK from Russia

    Britain has little direct exposure to economic turmoil in Russia, but it is important to weigh up risks to the financial system resulting from the market strife, a senior Bank of England official said on Wednesday. BoE Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe also...
  • British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan

    British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan
    The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement. "We have heard the voice of Scotland and now the millions of voices of England...
  • Cameron's plans to shake up English lawmaking worry his rivals

    Britain's two main political parties accused each other on Tuesday of putting the future of the nation at risk as they drew battle lines over how to reform the constitution after Scotland's failed bid for independence. A last-ditch promise to transfer...
  • UK inflation falls sharply in November to 12-year low

    British inflation fell unexpectedly to its lowest level in more than 12 years in November, further easing a squeeze on consumers and leaving the Bank of England under no pressure to raise interest rates soon. Reflecting a slide in global oil prices...
  • Plunging oil prices could boost geopolitical tensions: Bank of England report

    Plunging oil prices could heighten geopolitical tensions, trigger defaults by U.S. shale oil and gas firms and destabilize euro zone inflation expectations, the Bank of England warned on Tuesday. In a half-yearly assessment of global financial risks,...
  • Britain to set up inquiry into air traffic failure

    Britain will set up an inquiry into a technical failure at an air traffic control centre that caused widespread disruption to London flights last week, an investigation that the transport minister said should be completed by March. Hundreds of flights...