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  • UK's opposition Labour to tell voters ahead of election: Trust us on economy

    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour party will try to convince voters it can be trusted with the economy by promising on Monday it would cut ministerial salaries and curb public spending if it wins a national election next year....
  • UK's opposition Labor to tell voters ahead of election: Trust us on economy

    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labor party will try to convince voters it can be trusted with the economy by promising on Monday it would cut ministerial salaries and curb public spending if it wins a national election next year....
  • UK's Cameron shifts tack on constitutional shake-up to mollify Scots

    UK's Cameron shifts tack on constitutional shake-up to mollify Scots
    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Scotland will get more autonomy with no "ifs or buts", Prime Minister David Cameron's office said on Sunday, after Scottish leader Alex Salmond accused him and other politicians of tricking Scots out of independence....
  • A Scotland made anew by surge in political engagement

    A Scotland made anew by surge in political engagement
    On the cobbled streets of Edinburgh on Saturday, the "yes" and "no" campaign offices were dark, the doors locked, the insides strewn with deflated balloons and abandoned leaflets Ô€” the frozen-in-amber detritus of a once-vibrant struggle now...
  • Singer Lauryn Hill comeback gets off to rocky start in London

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lauryn Hill's five shows in Britain this month were billed as a rare treat for fans of the elusive singer-songwriter, coming less than a year after she was released from U.S. federal prison where she served three months for tax evasion....
  • Wife of British hostage held by Islamic State pleads for his life

    Wife of British hostage held by Islamic State pleads for his life
    Alan Henning, a volunteer British aid worker being held by Islamic State militants, should be released unharmed, his wife said in a statement issued a week after his captors threatened to murder him. Henning, 47, was part of an aid convoy taking medical...
  • Wife of Alan Henning, Briton held by Islamic State, pleads for his release

    MANCHESTER (Reuters) - Alan Henning, a volunteer British aid worker being held by Islamic State (IS) militants, should be released unharmed, his wife said in a statement issued a week after his captors threatened to murder him. Henning, 47, was part of...
  • Why do Americans hate America? [Commentary]

    Why do Americans hate America? [Commentary]
    After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime MinisteráDavid Cameronásaid he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many of the defectors have forgotten what it means to be British. As a means of...
  • Egyptian militant admits links to 1998 U.S. embassy bombings

    A longtime Egyptian militant with ties to Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden admitted in federal court Friday that he had links to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa, a surprise guilty plea that the judge sharply questioned because it reduces his prison...
  • Scottish referendum results in shift in power across Britain

    The campaign signs are coming down. Gone are the colorful “yes” and “no” buttons that seemed to grace every lapel in Scotland. The dream of independence is dead, perhaps for a generation or more. But though the status quo...
  • Scotland's 'no' to independence sets up battle in Europe's other breakaway regions

    EDINBURGH, Scotland European leaders worried about other would-be breakaway regions were able to breathe again Friday after Scottish voters' resounding rejection of independence, but in the still-intact British Isles, the reaction was mixed for many,...