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Britain
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  • Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy

    Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy. The question is whether the patient is recovering or is still on life...
  • UK police arrest boy over alleged Australia terror plot

    British police have arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with an alleged plot to attack a war memorial ceremony in Australia. Greater Manchester Police says the boy was detained in Blackburn, northwestern England, on Saturday on suspicion of...
  • UK police search for family that may have travelled to Syria

    British police are appealing for information on a family with four children who may have travelled to Syria. Thames Valley Police say Asif Malik, his partner, Sara Kiran, and four children aged between 12 months and 7 years old have not been seen in...
  • British police make fourth arrest in slaying of imam

    British counterterrorism detectives say they've arrested a fourth person as they investigate the slaying of a Syria-born Muslim cleric who was shot in London. Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command said Sunday a 36-year old man was arrested on...
  • British intended to seize colonists' guns

    On April 18, 1775, British troops left Boston headed for the towns of Lexington and Concord. The next day was the first battle of the American Revolution, even though it would be another 15 months before the Declaration of Independence would be written....
  • Car Crashes Into CTfastrak Bus In New Britain

    Car Crashes Into CTfastrak Bus In New Britain
    NEW BRITIAN — Two people were taken to the hospital after crashing into a CTfastrak bus Friday night. At about 10:45 p.m., a car traveling westbound on Stanley Street ran a red light and struck the CTfastrak bus, which was traveling east on the...
  • Canada charges 4 British Navy sailors with sex assault

    Canada's military on Friday charged four British Navy sailors with sexual assault causing bodily harm at a Canadian Forces base in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The men were charged Thursday for their role in a "group sexual assault" in barracks in Shearwater,...
  • Burberry hosts epic bash at Griffith Observatory

    Burberry hosts epic bash at Griffith Observatory
    Britain came to L.A. Thursday night, when Burberry hosted an epic bash and runway show at the Griffith Observatory in the shadow of the Hollywood sign, with David, Victoria, Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper Beckham, Elton John, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley,...
  • Farage fights for seat as UKIP tries to build on gains

    Saul Webster enjoys a good tipple, and nobody begrudges him one. But that doesn't make it good politics for the retired schoolteacher to pose for a campaign event with Nigel Farage, the U.K. Independence Party leader, while carrying a bottle of hard cider...
  • YouTube star uses comedy to help police combat Islamic State

    A key weapon in Britain's fight against radicalization wears a beanie hat with a bobble on top, a hoodie and personalized sneakers. He has no formal counter-terrorism training and employs language peppered with slang. Humza Arshad, a 29-year-old...
  • UK politician with dementia spared sex crime charges

    British prosecutors announced Thursday that they won't charge a former lawmaker with alleged sex crimes against children because the 86-year-old politician has severe dementia. Police and victims of child abuse expressed anger at the decision not to...