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  • British government denies report into Muslim Brotherhood delayed

    (Reuters) - The British government denied on Monday a media report that it had delayed publication of an investigation into Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood because of disagreements among ministers over its findings. In April Prime Minister David Cameron asked...
  • In Antigua, a honeymoon for three

    The twin Yamaha motors of the Carlisle Bay 2 fired up, and Skipper Cleve pivoted the boat west, skimming the smooth waters that stroked the white southern beaches of Antigua. Our resort, the Carlisle Bay, had no sooner disappeared than its neighbor,...
  • WikiLeaks' Assange hopes to exit London embassy if UK lets him

    LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent over two years in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid a sex crimes inquiry in Sweden, said on Monday he planned to leave the building "soon", but Britain signaled it would still arrest him...
  • The cost of caring for Europe's elderly nuclear plants

    LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's ageing nuclear fleet will undergo more prolonged outages over the next few years, reducing the reliability of power supply and costing plant operators many millions of dollars. Nuclear power provides about a third of the...
  • Asking prices for UK homes slump in August, led by London: Rightmove

    LONDON (Reuters) - Asking prices for houses in Britain have fallen at the sharpest pace on record for the month of August, led by a drop in London, as the market gets ready for higher interest rates, a survey showed on Monday. Prices of property coming...
  • Britain's EU exit could lead to banking exodus: Financial Times

    (Reuters) - Some Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans that include moving some of their London-based operations to Ireland to deal with the possible scenario of Britain leaving the European Union, the Financial Times reported on Sunday,...
  • Extreme medicine: The search for new antibiotics

    NORWICH England (Reuters) - Pampering leafcutter ants with fragrant rose petals and fresh oranges may seem an unlikely way to rescue modern medicine, but scientists at a lab in eastern England think it's well worth trying.     As the world cries out...
  • As Osgood Shootout Grows, Community Benefits

    NEW BRITAIN — Roosevelt Lee, an Osgood Shootout fan-turned-Osgood Shootout participant, stepped off the court at New Britain High and walked outside, toward the line for barbecue food. As a trail of smoke from the grill raced past him, Lee was...
  • British PM 'gravely concerned' by reports of Russian military crossing into Ukraine

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday he was gravely concerned by reports that Russian military vehicles had crossed into Ukraine and warned the Kremlin not to use an aid convoy as a pretext for stoking the conflict....
  • Britain summons Russian ambassador over reports of military incursion into Ukraine

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain summoned Russia's ambassador on Friday to clarify reports of a Russian military incursion into Ukraine and a build-up of equipment near the border, the Foreign Office said. NATO has accused the Kremlin of escalating the...
  • Fans bid to sleep and dine at 'Downton Abbey' for charity

    LONDON (Reuters) - Fans of the British costume drama "Downton Abbey" have spent a collective 40,750 pounds ($68,000) for a chance to sleep at the castle, take a butlering lesson on setting the table and have their portrait painted. Auction house...