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  • Britain's Labor Party hires ex-Obama aide Axelrod to help in election

    Britain's Labor Party hires ex-Obama aide Axelrod to help in election
    LONDON – Setting up an intriguing election battle, Britain’s opposition Labor Party announced Friday that it had hired President Obama’s chief campaign advisor to help the party return to power next year over the ruling Conservatives....
  • The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

    NEWCASTLE, England/LONDON (Reuters) - The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea (PNG) - when a wrangle over terms is solved. Beyond...
  • Chicago area aims to attract more foreign investments

    Chicago area aims to attract more foreign investments
    A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson. The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...
  • Forty years on, bullying takes its toll on health and wealth

    LONDON (Reuters) - The negative social, physical and mental health effects of childhood bullying are still evident nearly 40 years later, according to research by British psychiatrists. In the first study of its kind to look at the effects of childhood...
  • British intellectual property advisor urges softer stance on Google

    British intellectual property advisor urges softer stance on Google
    The intellectual property advisor to British Prime Minister David Cameron has some advice for Hollywood: Work with Google. "We shouldn't just focus on Google being the problem," said Michael Weatherley, a member of the British Parliament, at a meeting...
  • Radical cleric promoted jihad from London mosque, U.S. jury told

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - From his perch as a prominent imam at a north London mosque, Abu Hamza al-Masri sent devoted followers around the world - from Oregon to Afghanistan - to pursue violent jihad against non-believers, a federal prosecutor told jurors...
  • Exclusive: 'Leopard King' Cavalli nears 450 million euro sale to Permira - sources

    LONDON (Reuters) - Italian designer Roberto Cavalli is in advanced talks to sell a majority stake in his eponymous fashion house to London-based buyout firm Permira in a sale worth about 450 million euros ($621 million), four sources close to the deal...
  • UK says Iraqi murder allegations against its troops a conspiracy

    LONDON (Reuters) - Allegations British troops unlawfully killed up to 20 Iraqi men at an army camp in 2004 were part of a conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, the British government told a public inquiry into the deaths on Wednesday. The...
  • Adriana Lima invites Elton John, Prince Harry to Victoria's Secret show

    The Victoria's Secret Angels are flying across the pond for this year's annual fashion show. Supermodels Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel helped make the announcement Tuesday at London's new Bond Street store, hoping the move from New York could maybe...
  • F-35 fighter jet to make first trans-Atlantic flight in July

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department has approved the first trans-Atlantic flight of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet in July to take part in two international air shows near London, U.S. and British officials said Wednesday. The new...
  • UK PM's former media chief tells court he heard hacked messages

    LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Coulson, the former media chief to British Prime Minister David Cameron, told a London court on Wednesday he had listened to a recording of hacked voicemail messages left by the then interior minister in 2004. Coulson, who was...