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  • Review: 'Paddington'

    Review: 'Paddington'
    Never judge by appearances. The poster image for "Paddington," already a hit in Britain, depicts the valiant little bear in the red hat and blue jacket careening down a flooded staircase in a bathtub, and the image (from the first of creator Michael Bond'...
  • New Britain Schools Face Uphill Battle On Budget

     New Britain Schools Face Uphill Battle On Budget
    NEW BRITAIN — Even if the schools get the entire $13 million budget increase administrators want, the city's education system would still lag comparable communities in funding, according to educators who blame years of no-increase budgets. The...
  • Cameron defies terrorist 'death cult' as European security is strengthened

    LONDON � British Prime Minister David Cameron said the international community must show resolve in combating the "death cult" of Islamist extremism, as security across Europe was increased after the recent attacks in France. European ministers...
  • Unswayed by veto threat, senator wants to push for Iran sanctions or give Congress say on deal

    A leading Republican critic of President Barack Obama's foreign policy is pushing new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, unswayed by a White House veto threat and lobbying by Britain's leader. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina did say...
  • Obama, Cameron weigh privacy versus security in aftermath of France terror attacks

    President Barack Obama argued Friday that a resurgent fear of terrorism across Europe and the United States should not lead countries to overreact and shed privacy protections, even as British Prime Minister David Cameron pressed for more government...
  • Obama, David Cameron tell Congress: Give us time on Iran

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Congress on Friday not to enact a new round of sanctions against Iran, warning that it would jeopardize talks to convince the Islamic Republic to abandon its quest for...
  • Winston Churchill: Journey through the life of the 'greatest Briton'

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary of one politician's death — and extending the recognition to a whole year, across an entire nation — might seem excessive. Unless that politician is Winston Churchill, and the nation is Britain. "Our...
  • Obama, Cameron pledge unified effort to fight 'poisonous' terrorism after Paris attacks

    In a show of trans-Atlantic unity, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged a joint effort on Friday to fight domestic terrorism following deadly attacks in France. They also strongly urged the U.S. Congress to hold off on...
  • Scottish nurse with Ebola now in critical condition, doctors say

    The Scottish nurse being treated for Ebola in a London hospital is now in a critical condition, doctors said Saturday. A brief statement issued by the Royal Free Hospital said it was "sorry to announce that the condition of Pauline Cafferkey has...
  • Buckingham Palace denies Prince Andrew engaged in sexual impropriety with a minor

    Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain's Prince Andrew engaged in any "impropriety with underage minors" after he was named in U.S. court documents related to a lengthy lawsuit against American financier Jeffrey Epstein. In papers filed to a...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' leads British film award contenders

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' leads British film award contenders
    Comic confection "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is the surprise front-runner for the British Academy Film Awards, while English acting darlings Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch are competing in the best-actor category. Wes Anderson's "Hotel"...