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  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • Paris attack sparks fears of support surge for far-right, anti-Islamist movements in Europe

    A day after terror struck Paris, Europe's far-right and anti-immigrant parties pressed home the message that has fueled their resurgence: The continent's rising numbers of Muslims are dangerous. Populist movements warning of the "Islamization" of...
  • After Charlie Hebdo attack in France, backlash against Muslims feared

    After Charlie Hebdo attack in France, backlash against Muslims feared
    Gun and grenade attacks outside at least two French mosques heightened fear Thursday of an anti-Muslim backlash after a military-style assault on a newspaper that satirizes Islam. The attack on the newsweekly came as far-right parties have been...
  • '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"...
  • Over 40 British companies launch trade mission to Egypt, biggest in over 10 years

    Britain launched its largest trade mission to Egypt in over a decade on Tuesday, involving more than 40 companies from the top foreign investor in the Arab world's most populous country. The meeting in a palace-turned-hotel focused on developing the...
  • Charlie Hebdo massacre shows clash of globalization and ideologies raises stakes for satirists

    These are dark days for those who want to believe that the pen is mightier than the sword. The attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo has caused grief and soul-searching around the world, and exposed the risks humorists can run — only...
  • Cadbury Creme Egg fans in U.K. shellshocked at recipe change

    Cadbury Creme Egg fans in U.K. shellshocked at recipe change
    Some fans are boiling over a Deerfield candy-maker's decision to tweak the recipe in the United Kingdom for its cherished Easter treat: the Cadbury Creme Egg. Mondelez International is changing the chocolate egg's shell from Cadbury's dairy milk...
  • France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices

    France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices
    Heavily armed soldiers patrolled a Jewish neighborhood and the base of the Eiffel Tower on Monday as France began the deployment of more than 10,000 troops on home soil and authorities said they believed that accomplices of the militants who launched twin...
  • 'Paddington' summons cuddly memories of everybody's favorite British bear

    "Paddington" brings children's book hero Paddington Bear to the screen in a movie as sweet as orange marmalade, as sentimental as a stuffed toy from childhood. It's an utterly charming and endlessly inventive way of bringing a talking bear into present...