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  • 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...
  • UK police arrest 2 as investigation into slain imam widens

    British counter-terror detectives say they've arrested a 61-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman as they investigate the slaying of a Syria-born Muslim cleric who was shot in London. Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command said Thursday the man was...
  • In UK election, party promises range from nukes to bees

    It's a common refrain: Politicians are all the same. The party platforms released this week for Britain's May 7 election tell a more diverse story, revealing, amid their hundreds of pages, which party wants to bring an NBA team to Britain and which has...
  • Mystery swirls around death of Syrian-born preacher in London

    Mystery swirls around death of Syrian-born preacher in London
    It was late morning on a recent bright, sunny day when Abdul Hadi Arwani, a prominent Syrian-born preacher, parked his car on a residential street in northwest London. Children were still off school for spring break and British workers had just finished...
  • SNP surge in Scotland could hold key to next UK government

    Ed Miliband's crusade to bring the Labour Party back to power after five years in opposition has struck a roadblock in Scotland, where the party is experiencing a dramatic drop in support in what had long been a reliable stronghold. In the aftermath of a...
  • Heart string-tugging 'Billy Elliot' kicks into gear at Drury Lane

    Heart string-tugging 'Billy Elliot' kicks into gear at Drury Lane
    It's no surprise that "Billy Elliot" has legs. The Chicago regional premiere of the show that won a whopping 10 Tony awards, including Best Musical of 2009, opens at Drury Lane Oakbrook April 10. Two boys will share the role of Billy, the British lad...