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  • Britain's Cameron plans new laws to tackle terrorism threat

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday he planned to introduce new legislation to make it harder for Britons to travel to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside Islamist extremists. Cameron, who said he would detail his plans...
  • Britain raises its terrorism threat level over Syria, Iraq

    Britain raises its terrorism threat level over Syria, Iraq
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain raised its terrorism alert on Friday to the second-highest level with Prime Minister David Cameron saying the Islamic State (IS) group operating in Syria and Iraq posed the country's greatest ever security risk. The...
  • Peter Capaldi strikes a confident note as he takes on 'Doctor Who'

    Peter Capaldi strikes a confident note as he takes on 'Doctor Who'
    Peter Capaldi has just landed in New York, the fifth stop in a worldwide tour promoting the new season of "Doctor Who" that began in the United Kingdom, continued with visits to South Korea and Australia and now, after a 22-hour flight that crossed the...
  • Barshim prevails in another high jump epic

    BIRMINGHAM. England (Reuters) - Mutaz Essa Barshim and Bohdan Bondarenko staged another of the epic men's high jump duels which have illuminated the 2014 athletics season at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting on Sunday. Qatar's world indoor champion...
  • UK close to identifying Briton suspected of beheading

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain is close to identifying a man, thought to be British, who was shown beheading U.S. journalist James Foley in a video released by the Islamic State militant group last week, its ambassador to the United States, Peter...
  • Briton with Ebola evacuated from Sierra Leone

    Briton with Ebola evacuated from Sierra Leone
    A Royal Air Force plane carrying a British citizen who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone took off from the airport in the capital Freetown on Sunday bound for Britain, a Reuters witness said. The Briton, believed to be a medical volunteer...
  • Ambassador: Britain close to identifying James Foley's killer

    Intelligence officials are close to determining the identity of the Islamic State militant with a British accent who killed American journalist James Foley, the British ambassador to the United States said Sunday. “We’re not in a position to...
  • UK close to identifying Foley beheading suspect: ambassador

    UK close to identifying Foley beheading suspect: ambassador
    Britain is close to identifying a suspected British national shown beheading American journalist James Foley in a video released by Islamic State militants last week, the British ambassador to the United States said on Sunday. With Islamic State...
  • Britain plans tougher laws to tackle UK jihadists

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Saturday it planned tougher laws to deal with British Islamist militants after Islamic State (IS) fighters in the Middle East released a video showing a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley. British...
  • British national contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone

    LONDON (Reuters) - The first Briton to have contracted the deadly Ebola virus has been given the experimental drug ZMapp, the London hospital where he is being treated said on Tuesday, two days after he was brought back from West Africa. British...
  • BoJ may ease policy for 'some time' to slay deflation: Kuroda

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan may have to pursue its aggressive monetary policy easing for "some time" to fully vanquish deflation, BoJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Saturday. Speaking at a global central banking conference here,...